‘World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares’ Salaries Released

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
March 31st, 2014

UFC Rousimar Palhares

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants who competed in Saturday’s “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares” event.

Rousimar Palhares (pictured) and Marlon Moraes were the night’s highest earners, with each walking away with a total disclosed payday of $50,000.

Palhares captured the WSOF welterweight title by submitting Steve Carl in the show’s featured attraction. Moraes retained his bantamweight crown by posting a unanimous decision victory over Josh Rettinghouse in the co-main event.

Sean Cantor made just $500 in a loss to Bryson Hansen.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas hosted Saturday’s event.

Here are the official salaries for WSOF 9:

(Total disclosed payroll: $251,500)

Preliminary Card:

Gil Guardado: $2,000 ($1,000 to show, $1,000 to win)
def. Jimmy Spicuzza: $1,000

Danny Davis: $2,000 ($1,000 to show, $1,000 to win)
def. Phil Dace: $1,000

Brenson Hansen: $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
def. Boostayre Nefarios: $1,000

Chris Gruetzemacher: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
def. John Gunderson: $2,000

Bryson Hansen: $3,000 ($1,500 to show, $1,500 to win)
def. Sean Cantor: $500

Main Card:

Mike Corey: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
def. Shane Kruchten: $3,000

Johnny Nunez: $4,000 ($2,000 to show, $2,000 to win)
def. Ozzy Dugulubgov: $6,000

Josh Burkman: $25,000 (flat salary)
def. Tyler Stinson: $7,000

Yushin Okami: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
def. Svetlozar Savov: $4,000

Marlon Moraes: $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
def. Josh Rettinghouse: $4,000

Rousimar Palhares: $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
def. Steve Carl: $20,000

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