The following are the reported pay outs to fighters who participated on the Ultimate Fighter 5 live finale show on Spike TV:
-B.J. Penn ($100,000) def. Jens Pulver ($30,000)
-Nate Diaz ($16,000) def. Manny Gamburyan ($8,000)
-Thales Leites ($14,000) def. Floyd Sword ($3,000)
-Roger Huerta ($24,000) def. Doug Evans ($3,000)
-Joe Lauzon ($16,000) def. Brandon Melendez ($8,000)
-Cole Miller ($16,000) def. Andy Wang ($8,000)
-Gray Maynard ($8,000) def. Rob Emerson ($8,000)
-Leonard Garcia ($4,000) def. Allen Berubie ($8,000)
-Matt Wiman ($16,000) def. Brian Geraghty ($8,000)
Total fighter pay outs: $298,000
-Remember these figures don't include the many non-reported bonuses given to fighters.
-Melendez was fined 10% of his purse for failing to make weight.
-The Maynard-Emerson fight was ruled a no contest.