The fighter salaries for Saturday’s TUF 16 Finale have now been released and show that veteran campaigner Mike Pyle was actually the top earner with $78,000.

Next up was main event star Roy Nelson with $48,000 followed by Patrick Barry on $44,000.

While not listed here both Melvin Guillard ($42,000) and Jamie Varner ($12,000) also received their payments despite the fact that their fight was cancelled at the last moment when Varner fell ill.

See all the payouts for the event below.

Roy Nelson: $48,000 (includes $24,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Mitrione: $12,000

Colton Smith: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Ricci: $8,000

Patrick Barry: $44,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Shane Del Rosario: $20,000

Dustin Poirier: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. Jonathan Brookins: $20,000

Mike Pyle: $78,000 (includes $39,000 win bonus)
def. James Head: $12,000

Johnny Bedford: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Marcos Vinicius: $8,000

Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Vinc Pichel: $8,000

Anthony Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
def. Nick Catone: $13,000

Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Reuben Duran: $8,000

Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. John Cofer: $8,000

Timothy Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Jared Papazian: $6,000

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