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Demian Maia Leads the $398,000 TUF 12 Finale Payroll

Written on December 07, 2010 by John Paul Vill

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The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale Fighters went home with a pocket full of worked for dollars that they definitely deserve. TUF 12 Finale disclosed that they gave out $398,000 payroll to their fighters as TUF 12 concluded. Leading the hundred dollars line is top contender Demian Maia.

The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale event concluded with the blast and dollar sign. middleweight contender was named top earner on last Saturday’s event with $80,000 on his pocket.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today unveiled the total salary of the fighters. The total disclosed for the Dec. 4 show was $398,000.

Other top earners from the evening include winners Stephan Bonnar ($62,000), Leonard Garcia ($32,000) and Rick Story ($26,000), as well as main-card losers Kendall Grove ($28,000) and Johny Hendrickcs ($22,000).

The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale took place at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and aired live on Spike TV.

The full payouts included:

Jonathan Brookins: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Michael Johnson: $8,000

Stephan Bonnar: $62,000 ($31,000 win bonus)
def. Igor Pokrajac: $10,000

Demian Maia: $80,000 ($40,000 win bonus)
def. Kendall Grove: $28,000

Rick Story: $26,000 ($13,000 win bonus)
def. Johny Hendricks: $22,000

Leonard Garcia: $32,000 ($16,000 win bonus)
def. Nam Phan: $8,000

Cody McKenzie: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Aaron Wilkinson: $8,000

Ian Loveland: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
def. Tyler Toner: $3,000

Kyle Watson: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Sako Chivitchian: $8,000

Nick Pace: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
def. Will Campuzano: $3,000

Pablo Garza: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus)
def. Fredson Paixao: $4,000

David Branch: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus)
def. Rich Attonito: $8,000

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