FiveOuncesOfPain.com was notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday afternoon that all 12 fighters that were tested for drugs of abuse before and after the live finale for the eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter passed their screenings.
According to NSAC, the 12 fighters involved with the Dec. 13 event at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas that passed were Phillipe Nover, Efrain Escudero, Ryan Bader, Vinicius Magalhaes, Rolando Delgado, Shane Nelson, Tom Lawlor, Eliot Marshall, Junie Browning, Wilson Gouveia, Anthony Johnson, and Krzysztof Soszynski.
The NSAC also revealed the official attendance figures for the TUF 8 finale, with a total of 1,853 fans in attendance for the event for a live gate of $405,000. A total of 1,496 tickets were sold with 357 tickets being distributed on a complementary basis. The event was also short of a sellout, with 289 tickets going unsold.