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

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
June 17th, 2013

UFC Jon Fitch

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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