TUF 8 Finale Payouts and Bonuses

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission released fighter payouts for The Ultimate Fighter Season 8 Finale on Saturday night.

The big winner of the night goes to Wilson Gouveia, who despite loosing 20% ($9,200) of his fight purse for not making weight, pulled in a hefty $36,800 for his win over “The Athlete” Jason MacDonald.

Loser of the night has to go to Kevin Burns for only pulling $7,000 for getting knocked out cold on national television. Burns contract only guaranteed him $7,000, that’s $1,000 less then all the TUF 8 fighters were guaranteed and this was his third fight for the UFC.

Efrain Escudero — $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)
Phillipe Nover — $8,000
Vinicius Magalhaes -— $8,000
Ryan Bader — $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)
Wilson Gouveia —- $36,800 (including $18,400 bonus)
Jason MacDonald — $35,200 (including $9,200 of Gouveia’s purse)
Anthony Johnson —- $18,000 (including $9,000 bonus)
Kevin Burns — $7,000
David Kaplan — $8,000
Junie Allen Browning — $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)
Shane Primm —- $8,000
Krzysztof Soszynski — $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)
Jules Bruchez —- $8,000
Eliot Marshall — $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)
George Roop —- $8,000
Shane Nelson — $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)
Tom Lawlor —- $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)
Kyle Kingsbury — $8,000
John Polakowski —- $8,000
Roli Delgado — $16,000 (including $8,000 bonus)

Fight of the Night: Junie Browning and Dave Kaplan earned 25k each
KO of the Night: Anthony Johnson earned 25k
Submission of the Night: Krzysztof Soszynski earned 25k

[via Sherdog]