The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir Finale

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The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir Finale
A poster or logo for The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir Finale.
Information
Promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship
Date December 13, 2008
Venue The Pearl at the Palms
City Paradise, Nevada
Attendance 1,853
Total gate $405,000
Event chronology
UFC: Fight for the Troops The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir Finale UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008

The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir Finale, also referred to as The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale, was a mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on December 13 2008.[1] Featured were the finals from The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs Team Mir in both the Lightweight and Light Heavyweight divisions.

Results[edit]

Preliminary card[edit]

Delgado defeated Polakowski via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:18 of round 2
Nelson defeated Roop via split decision (29–28, 29–28, 28–29)
Lawlor defeated Kingsbury via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
Marshall defeated Bruchez via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:27 of round 1. This bout aired on the Spike broadcast following the Browning vs. Kaplan bout.
Soszynski defeated Primm via submission (kimura) at 3:27 of round 2. This bout aired on the Spike broadcast after the Bader vs. Magalhães bout.

Main card[edit]

Browning defeated Kaplan via submission (armbar) at 1:32 of round 2
Gouveia defeated MacDonald via submission (strikes) at 2:18 of round 1.
  • Wilson Gouveia officially weighed in at 189lbs, failing to meet the requirements of the 185lb weight class. The match was still held, but Gouveia forfeited 20% of his earnings to Jason MacDonald.[2]
Johnson defeated Burns via KO (head kick) at 0:28 of round 3
Bader defeated Magalhães via TKO (punches) at 2:18 of round 1[3] to become the Season 8 Light Heavyweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter.
Escudero defeated Nover via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) to become the Season 8 Lightweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter.

Bonus awards[edit]

Fighters were awarded $25,000 bonuses.[4]

  • Fight of the Night: Junie Browning vs. Dave Kaplan
  • Knockout of the Night: Anthony Johnson
  • Submission of the Night: Krzysztof Soszynski

Reported payouts[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money or "locker room" bonuses often given by the UFC and also do not include the UFC's traditional "fight night" bonuses.

  • Efrain Escudero — $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. Phillipe Nover — $8,000
  • Ryan Bader — $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. Vinicius Magalhaes -– $8,000
  • Wilson Gouveia –- $36,800 (including $18,400 win bonus) def. Jason MacDonald — $35,200 (including $9,200 of Gouveia’s purse)
  • Anthony Johnson –- $18,000 (including $9,000 win bonus) def. Kevin Burns — $7,000
  • Junie Allen Browning — $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. David Kaplan — $8,000
  • Krzysztof Soszynski — $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. Shane Primm –- $8,000
  • Eliot Marshall — $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. Jules Bruchez –- $8,000
  • Shane Nelson — $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def.George Roop –- $8,000
  • Tom Lawlor –- $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. Kyle Kingsbury — $8,000
  • Roli Delgado — $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus) def. John Polakowski –- $8,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ultimate Fighter Team Nogueira vs Team Mir Finale". 2007-11-22. Retrieved 2007-11-22. 
  2. ^ "Official Weigh-In Results: The Ultimate Fighter Finale". December 12, 2008. Retrieved December 12, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Mixed Martial Arts Results" (Press release). Nevada Athletic Commission. December 13, 2008. Retrieved January 24, 2009. 
  4. ^ "TUF 8 Finale Payouts and Bonuses". December 14, 2008. Retrieved February 22, 2009.