TUF 18 Finale salaries: Nate Diaz ($30K) and Gray Maynard ($45K) top card

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Following last weekend's Ultimate Fighter Finale, the commission reports the salaries for all fighters on the card. The two main event Lightweights took home the biggest paydays (not including bonus money).

To cap off The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, Lightweight Nate Diaz put down fellow former contender Gray Maynard by TKO in the first round. For the second time in as many fights, Maynard was finished in round one following a flurry by Diaz that had Gray out on his feet. The win snapped Nate out of his 2-fight losing streak and won him the $50K fight of the Night bonus.

In addition the the performance bonus, Diaz took home $30K for getting the win, while Maynard pocketed $45K in show money. Take a look below at the salaries for the rest of the card as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission:

Nate Diaz - $15K/$15K (plus $50K KO of the night bonus)
Gray Maynard - $45K
Jessica Rakoczy - $8K (plus $25K KO of the season bonus)
Julianna Pena - $8K/$8K
David Grant - $8K
Chris Holdsworth - $8K/$8k (plus $50K Submission of the night bonus)
Peggy Morgan - $8k
Jessamyn Duke - $8k/$8k (plus $25K Fight of the season bonus)
Raquel Pennington - $8K/$8k (plus $25K Fight of the season bonus)
Roxanne Modafferi - $8k
Maximo Blanco - $17K
Akira Corassani - $8k/$8k
Tom Niinimaki - $8K/$8K
Rani Yahya - $20K
Walter Harris - $8K
Jared Rosholt - $8K/$8K
Drew Dober - $8K
Sean Spencer - $8k/$8k
Ryan Benoit - $8K (plus $100K Fight of the night bonus, Benoit got both bonuses because Sampo missed weight)
Josh Sampo - $8K/$8K

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