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Frankie Edgar Leads TUF 19 Salaries

Frankie Edgar Leads TUF 19 Salaries

On Sunday night at The Ultimate Fighter 19 finale, Frankie Edgar pummeled BJ Penn into retirement winning by a third round stoppage. Edgar for his night’s work led all fighter salaries raking in $260,000, with $130,000 coming in form of a win bonus. Penn for his efforts made a flat $150,000.

Here the released salary figures for The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale given to BetweenTheRopes.com from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

-Frankie Edgar: $260,000 (includes $130,000 bonus)
def. B.J. Penn: $150,000

-Corey Anderson: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Matt Van Buren: $8,000

-Eddie Gordon: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Dhiego Lima: $8,000

-Derrick Lewis: $20,000 (includes $10,000 bonus)
def. Guto Inocente: $8,000

-Dustin Ortiz: $28,000 (includes $14,000 bonus)
def. Justin Scoggins: $12,000

-Kevin Lee: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Jesse Ronson: $8,000

-Leandro Issa: $15,000 (includes $7,500 bonus)
def. Jumabieke Tuerxun: $8,000

-Adriano Martins: $30,000 (includes $15,000 bonus)
def. Juan Manuel Puig: $8,000

-Patrick Walsh: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Daniel Spohn: $8,000

-Sarah Moras: $18,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)*
def. Alexis Dufresne: $6,000*

-Robert Drysdale: $16,000 (includes $8,000 bonus)
def. Keith Berish: $8,000

These salaries doesn’t include sponsorship money, discretionary bonuses from the UFC, insurance, license and taxes.

About Steve Muehlhausen

Steven is the site editor for Between The Ropes. He was a featured UFC columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. Steven was also the host of the MMA show "The Fight Club Chicago" which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.

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