TUF LIVE Finale Official Fighter Salaries, Injuries, and Medical Suspensions

UFC welterweight contender, Martin Kampmann took home the largest paycheck following this past Friday night’s TUF Live Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada, earning $84,000 for his efforts.

Other top earners included Kampmann’s opponent, Jake Ellenberger, $42,000 and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Charles Oliveira, $32,000. All the winning cast members from this seasons reality show took home $16,000 for their efforts.

“Ultimate Fighter Live 1” winner, Michael Chiesa and featherweight prospect, Pat Schilling picked up six month medical suspensions from the Nevada State Athletic Commission following their fights. Main event winner, Martin Kampmann and John Cofer, picked up sixty day suspensions. In total nine fighters out of twenty made the list.

Complete list of salaries, injuries and medical suspensions for the TUF Live Finale:

Martin Kampmann: $84,000 (includes $42,000 win bonus)
def. Jake Ellenberger: $42,000

Michael Chiesa: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Al Iaquinta: $8,000

Charles Oliveira: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Jonathan Brookins: $15,000

Max Holloway: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Pat Schilling: $6,000

Justin Lawrence: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. John Cofer: $8,000

Daron Cruickshank: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Tickle: $8,000

Myles Jury: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Saunders: $8,000

Sam Sicilia: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Cristiano Marcello: $8,000

Joe Proctor: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Jeremy Larsen: $8,000

Erik Perez: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. John Albert: $8,000

Martin Kampmann: Suspended until Aug. 1 with no contact in training until July 17 due to facial lacerations

Jake Ellenberger: Suspended until July 2 with no contact until June 23 for precautionary reasons

Michael Chiesa: Suspended until Nov. 29 to a possible left-hand injury, though a doctor can clear him early with X-rays

Pat Schilling: Suspended until Nov. 29 to possible right-hand and right-shoulder injuries, though a doctor can clear him early
with X-rays; regardless, suspended until July 2 for precautionary reasons

John Cofer: Suspended until Aug. 1 with no contact until July 17 for precautionary reasons

Chris Tickle: Suspended until July 17 with no contact until July 2 due to left-eye and lip lacerations

Sam Sicilia: Suspended until July 17 with no contact until July 2 due to a lower-lip cut

Cristiano Marcello: Suspended until July 17 with no contact until July 2 for precautionary reasons

Jeremy Larsen: Suspended until July 17 with no contact until July 2 for precautionary reasons

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