, also referred to as The Ultimate Fighter: Team Nogueira vs. Team Mir Finale , was a The Ultimate Fighter 8 Finale mixed martial arts event held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on December 13 2008. Featured were the finals from [1 ] 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.
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
to become the Season 8 Light Heavyweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter. [3 ]
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.
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 ]