12.11.2007 - 11:50:00 PM -
TUF 6 Finale fighter salaries
MMA Junkie got word on the paydays for the Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale*:
Roger Huerta - $38,000 ($19,000 to show + $19,000 to win) Clay Guida - $11,000
Mac Danzig - $16,000 ($8,000 to show + $8,000 to win) Tommy Speer - $8,000
Jon Koppenhaver - $16,000 ($8,000 to show + $8,000 to win) Jared Rollins - $8,000
George Sotiropoulos - $16,000 ($8,000 to show + $8,000 to win) Billy Miles - $8,000
Ben Saunders - $16,000 ($8,000 to show + $8,000 to win) Dan Barrera - $8,000
Troy Mandaloniz - $16,000 ($8,000 to show + $8,000 to win) Richie Hightower - $8,000
Matt Arroyo - $16,000 ($8,000 to show + $8,000 to win) John Kolosci - $8,000
Roman Mitichyan - $16,000 ($8,000 to show + $8,000 to win) Dorian Price - $8,000
Jonathan Goulet - $14,000 ($7,000 to show + $7,000 to win) Paul Georgieff - $8,000
*Note: The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. The figures do not include money paid by sponsors. They also do not include any bonuses paid to some of the main-card fighters who sometimes earn a small cut of pay-per-view revenue. They also do not include other special/non-disclosed bonuses the UFC sometimes pays.
I didn't do a preview and review thread for the finale but if you're looking for a good review head on over to Five Ounces of Pain and read what Adam Morgan had to say. Sam Caplan also has a complete thorough breakdown at his ProElite.com blog.
11.29.2007 - 2:06:00 PM -
TUF 6 Finale: Ben Saunders vs Dan Barrera
Adam Morgan at Five Ounces of Pain got the scoop that Ben Saunders (4-0-2, 0-0 UFC) will fight Dan Barrera (0-0, 0-0 UFC) in a rematch of one of the better fights on TUF this season at The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale.
Five Ounces of Pain has learned from well-placed sources that Ben Saunders and Dan Barrera are scheduled to rematch at the The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale next weekend in Las Vegas, NV and that the fight has a very good chance of being televised on the live broadcast.
The UFC updated the fight card for The Ultimate Fighter 6 Finale on December 8th with 4 more fights in addition to the Main Event that was announced earlier of Roger Huerta vs Clay Guida. Here's the fight card: