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‘World Series of Fighting: Fitch vs. Burkman’ Salaries Released

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 17th, 2013
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Friday’s “World Series of Fighting: Fitch vs. Burkman” event.

As expected, featured fighters Jon Fitch (pictured) and Josh Burkman were the night’s highest earners. Burkman scored $32,000 for 41 seconds of work in his submission victory over Fitch. Half of his paycheck came via win bonus.

Fitch, on the other hand, made $30,000 in defeat.

FYI – Fitch earned $66,000 in a loss to Demian Maia in his UFC finale.

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas hosted the festivities.

Here are the official salaries for WSOF 3 (courtesy of MMAWeekly):

(Total disclosed payroll: $200,000)

Preliminary Card:

Brenson Hansen: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus)
def. Josh Montalvo: $1,000

Krasimir Mladenov: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)
def. Kendrick Miree: $4,000

Carson Beebe: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Murphy: $4,000

Dan Lauzon: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. John Gunderson: $6,000

Jerrod Sanders: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
def. Jeff Smith: $4,000

Main Card:

Justin Gaethje: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Brian Cobb: $8,000

Jacob Volkmann: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
def. Lyle Beerbohm: $15,000

Steve Carl: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Tyson Steele: $7,000

Josh Burkman: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)
def. Jon Fitch: $30,000

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