TUF 13 Finale Fighter Salaries: Clay Guida, Ed Herman Top Payroll

Clay Guida and Ed Herman topped the $389,000 payroll for The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale, earning $74,000 and $48,000 respectively for their wins on the Spike-televised main card at Saturday’s event in Las Vegas.

Other top earners included Jeremy Stephens ($40K), Scott Jorgensen ($29K), and Kyle Kingsbury ($20K). Final WEC champion Anthony Pettis earned $10,000 for his loss to Guida, less than The Ultimate Fighter 13 winner Tony Ferguson ($16K)

The official TUF 13 Finale fight salaries, released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission to MMAjunkie on Monday, were:

  • Tony Ferguson: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Ramsey Nijem: $8,000
  • Clay Guida: $74,000 ($37,000 win bonus) def. Anthony Pettis: $10,000
  • Ed Herman: $48,000 ($24,000 win bonus) def. Tim Credeur: $10,000
  • Kyle Kingsbury: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus) def. Fabio Maldonado: $10,000
  • Chris Cope: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Chuck O’Neil: $8,000
  • Jeremy Stephens: $40,000 ($20,000 win bonus) def. Danny Downes: $4,000
  • George Roop: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Josh Grispi: $15,000
  • Shamar Bailey: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Ryan McGillivray: $8,000
  • Clay Harvison: $16,000 ($8,000 win bonus) def. Justin Edwards: $8,000
  • Scott Jorgensen: $29,000 ($14,500 win bonus) def. Ken Stone: $5000
  • Reuben Duran: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Francisco Rivera: $4,000

In addition to the salaries listed above, which are simply what the UFC is required to disclose to the athletic commission and not representative of a fighter’s total earnings, Ferguson, Kingsbury, Maldonado, and Duran each earned $40,000 bonuses

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Pictured: Ed Herman