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TUF 18 Finale: For Skipping HS Reunion, Nate Diaz Gets $30,000

TUF 18 Finale: For Skipping HS Reunion, Nate Diaz Gets $30,000

The decision to skip his high school reunion and defeat Gray Maynard scored Nate Diaz $30,000 this past weekend at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale.

Diaz defeated Maynard in the main event, earning $15,000 in win bonus money. He previously stated plans to pull out of the fight after hearing it was the same weekend as his high school reunion.

Maynard pocketed $45,000, according to numbers released by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

The salaries below do not include any type of bonus or sponsorship money.

Nate Diaz: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Gray Maynard: $45,000

Julianna Pena: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Jessica Rakoczy: $8,000

Chris Holdsworth: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Davey Grant: $8,000

Jessamyn Duke: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Peggy Morgan: $8,000

Raquel Pennington: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Roxanne Modafferi: $8,000

Akira Corassani: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Maximo Blanco: $17,000

Tom Niinimaki: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Rani Yahya: $20,000

Jared Rosholt: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Walter Harris: $8,000

Sean Spencer: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Drew Dober: $8,000

Josh Sampo: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Ryan Benoit: $8,000

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