Kimbo Slice and Tank AbbottMMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today received the official reported salaries from Saturday’s “EliteXC: Street Certified” event. Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson, the night’s main-event winner, earned the highest the biggest payout at $175,000, and his opponent, David “Tank” Abbott, earned $126,000.

The event took place at the sold-out BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Florida. The main card aired on Showtime.

The salaries were acquired from the Florida State Boxing Commission. They ranged from just $1 to $175,000.

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $479,001.


  • Kevin Ferguson ($175,000) def. David Abbott ($126,000)
  • Antonio Silva ($80,000) def. Ricco Rodriguez ($20,000)
  • Scott Smith ($12,000) def. Kyle Noke ($3,000)
  • Yves Edwards ($6,000) def. Edson Berto ($6,000)
  • Brett Rogers ($4,000) def. James Thompson ($25,000)
  • Rafael Feijao ($6,000) def. John Doyle ($2,5O0)
  • Yosmany Cabezas ($2,000) def. Jon Kirk ($2,500)
  • Dave Herman ($1,500) def. Mario Rinaldi ($2,000)
  • Eric Bradley ($1,000) def. Mikey Gomez ($1,500)
  • Lorenzo Borgomeo ($1,000) def. Mike Bernhard ($1,500)
  • Moyses Gabin ($1)* def. Jirka Hlavati ($500)

* — Yes, Gabin earned just $1. We confirmed the amount with the FBAC, though MMAjunkie.com has been unable to confirm why the amount was so low.

Now, the usual disclaimer: the figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which can oftentimes be a substantial portion of a fighter’s income. In other words, these are simply base salaries reported to the FSBC and do not represent the total amounts earned by each fighter.

For more information about this event, including official results and weigh-in photos, check out the EliteXC archives here on MMAjunkie.com.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC Renews Partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation

  • 28 days ago
  • 8 views

UFC today announced the renewal of its partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). read news >>

Holly Holm Possible UFC on FOX 20 Headliner; Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza Announced

  • 26 days ago
  • 32 views

UFC on FOX 20 received a bout pitting Gilbert Melendez vs. Edson Barboza, and could also include Holly Holm and Anthony Johnson's next fights. read news >>

UFC Rotterdam Video: Gunnar Nelson – Proud Icelandic Fighter

  • 24 days ago
  • 11 views

Gunnar Nelson is proud of the Icelandic roots that helped shape him into the fighter he is today. Nelson faces Albert Tumenov at UFC Fight Night 87 on Sunday. read news >>

Tweets of the Week - 5/6

  • 25 days ago
  • 0 views

A look at the best tweets from the world of UFC. Follow @ufc, the list of official UFC accounts, and the list of UFC fighters to keep up with these guys and gals. read news >>

Watch the UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski Weigh-in Live at 11:30 AM ET

  • 24 days ago
  • 110 views

Watch the official weigh-in for UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs. Arlovski live on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT from the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam. read news >>

UFC to Return to Germany, Announces Hamburg Event Set for September 3

  • 23 days ago
  • 6 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will host an event in Hamburg, Germany on Sept. 3. read news >>

Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko Official as UFC on FOX 20 Headliner

  • 22 days ago
  • 8 views

A women's bantamweight clash between Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko will headline UFC on FOX 20. read news >>

UFC Issues Statement on Anderson Silva’s Surgery and UFC 198 Withdrawal

  • 18 days ago
  • 67 views

UFC issues official statement on Anderson Silva surgery and removal from Saturday's UFC 198 fight card. read news >>

Watch the Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo Weigh-In Streaming Live at 8 PM ET

  • 18 days ago
  • 6 views

Watch the official Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo weigh-in streaming live from San Jose, Calif. at 8 p.m. ET. read news >>

Watch the UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Weigh-In Streaming Live at 3 PM ET

  • 18 days ago
  • 87 views

Watch the UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic official weigh-in streaming live from Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil at 3 p.m. ET. read news >>