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Fighter salaries for The Ultimate Fighter 7 Finale

Despite not headlining, season one winner Diego Sanchez earned the evening's top prize of $70,000 at the 'TUF 7 Finale' on Saturday. His opponent, Luigi Fioravanti, earned $10,000.

Season three winner Kendall Grove's main event win over former middleweight champion Evan Tanner scored him a $32,000 pay day, while Tanner, in his seventeen appearance for the UFC, made $25,000.

On his way to winning a six-figure contract with the UFC, Amir Sadollah earned $16,000 for his effort, while runner-up C.B. Dollaway received $8,000.

Tim Credeur and Cale Yarbrough each earned $8,000 even though their middleweight bout was cancelled due to Credeur's positive test for a banned substance.

In addition to the listed salaries below, Dustin Hazelett pocketed another $40,000 for participating in the Fight of the Night and Submission of the Night, and Drew McFederies was given a $20,000 bonus for the Knockout of the Night.

Please note that these salaries were provided by the UFC to the Nevada State Athletic Commission and do not represent other methods of income such as sponsorships, which can often times surpass an athlete's fight purse.

Winners were awarded a bonus equal to the fighter's show purse.

(W) Kendall Grove - $32,000
(L) Evan Tanner - $25,000

(W) Amir Sadollah - $16,000
(L) C.B. Dollaway - $8,000

(W) Diego Sanchez - $70,000
(L) Luigi Fioravanti - $10,000

(W) Spencer Fisher - $36,000
(L) Jeremy Stephens - $16,000

(W) Matt Riddle - $16,000
(L) Dante Rivera - $8,000

(W) Dustin Hazelett - $24,000
(L) Josh Burkman - $10,000

(W) Drew McFedries - $26,000
(L) Marvin Eastman - $9,000

(W) Matt Brown - $16,000
(L) Matt Arroyo - $8,000

(W) Dean Lister - $28,000
(L) Jeremy Horn - $25,000

(W) Rob Kimmons - $6,000
(L) Rob Yundt - $5,000

(NC) Tim Credeur - $8,000
(NC) Cale Yarbrough - $8,000

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