TUF 23 Finale Fighter Salaries: Jedrzejczyk Tops List With $210,000 Payday


On Monday, the reported pay outs to fighters who competed on the TUF 23 Finale event on Friday, November 8, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Topping the list is UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who earned $210,000 for her victory over rival Claudia Gadelha in the main event of the event, in what is considered one of the best fights to take place during UFC’s International Fight Week last week.

It’s worth noting that the following figures do not include the many bonuses and other earnings UFC pays to their fighters that are not reported to the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC).

Below, according to MMAFighting.com, are the complete fighter salaries for the TUF 23 Finale event:

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale Main Card (FS1)

Joanna Jedrzejczyk ($105,000 + $105,000 = $210,000) def. Claudia Gadelha ($100,000)
Andrew Sanchez ($15,000 + $15,000 = $30,000) def. Khalil Rountree ($15,000)
Tatiana Suarez ($15,000 + $15,000 = $30,000) def. Amanda Bobby Cooper ($15,000)
Will Brooks ($50,000 + $50,000 = $100,000) def. Ross Pearson ($54,000)
Doo Ho Choi ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Thiago Tavares ($37,000)
Joaquim Silva ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Andrew Holbrook ($12,000)

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale Preliminary Card (FS1)

Gray Maynard ($48,000 + $48,000 = $96,000) def. Fernando Bruno ($12,000)
Matheus Nicolau ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. John Moraga ($28,000)
Josh Stansbury ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Cory Hendricks ($10,000)
Cezar Ferreira ($27,000 + $27,000 = $54,000) def. Anthony Smith ($15,000)

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale Preliminary Card (Fight Pass)

Kevin Lee ($27,000 + $27,000 = $54,000) def. Jake Matthews ($22,000)
Li Jingliang ($12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Anton Zafir ($10,000)

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