Bisping Tops 'TUF 14' Finale Payroll With $425,000

By Tristen Critchfield Dec 5, 2011
Michael Bisping earned $425,000 for beating Jason Miller. | Photo: Daniel Herbertson



Michael Bisping gave arguably the finest performance of his career at “The Ultimate Fighter 14” Finale on Saturday, and he was rewarded handsomely for his efforts.

According to numbers released Monday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Bisping earned $425,000 for his third-round technical knockout of Jason Miller. The "Bully Beatdown" host earned $45,000 in defeat.

Jackson’s MMA representatives John Dodson and Diego Brandao also took home a significant haul. Dodson ($16,000) earned $40,000 for "Knockout of the Night" with his victory over Team Alpha Male product T.J. Dillashaw, while Brandao ($16,000) pocketed an additional $80,000 for "Submission of the NIght" and "Fight of the Night" after stopping Dennis Bermudez ($16,000) with an armbar in the first round.

"Ultimate Fighter 13" winner Tony Ferguson made $30,000 for his decision victory against well-traveled veteran Yves Edwards ($16,000).

Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale salaries:

Michael Bisping: $425,000
(includes $150,000 win bonus)

Jason Miller: $45,000

Dennis Bermudez: $56,000
(includes $40,000 "Fight of the Night" bonus)

Diego Brandao: $96,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus, $40,000 "Submission of the Night" bonus and $40,000 "Fight of the Night" bonus)

John Dodson: $56,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus, $40,000 "Knockout of the Night" bonus)

T.J. Dillashaw: $8,000

Yves Edwards: $16,000

Tony Ferguson: $30,000
(includes $15,000 win bonus)

Johnny Bedford: $16,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus)

Louis Gaudinot: $8,000

Stephen Bass: $8,000

Marcus Brimage: $16,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus)

John Albert: $16,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus)

Dustin Pague: $8,000

Josh Ferguson: $8,000

Roland Delorme: $16,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus)

Josh Clopton: $6,000

Steven Siler: $16,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus)

Dustin Neace: $8,000

Bryan Caraway: $16,000
(includes $8,000 win bonus)

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