Former UFC lightweight talent Tyson Griffin took home $16,000 for his unanimous decision victory over “TUF” Season 8 winner Efrain Escudero ($5,000) in the Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 main event on Friday night.

The card, which took place Nov. 2 at Texas Station in Las Vegas, had a total disclosed payroll of $82,350. The Nevada Athletic Commission released the figures Monday to Sherdog.com.

Other top earners for the event included four-time Octagon veteran Marcio Cruz, who pocketed $12,000 for his second round submission of Joe Yager ($6,000) and ex-WEC competitor James Krause, who garnered $8,000 for a 31-second stoppage of Guilherme Trindade ($1,500).

The disclosed purses reported by state athletic commissions do not include any performance-based or discretionary bonuses that may be awarded to a fighter by the promotion. Additionally, the reported figures do not reflect any deductions made by the commission for taxes, insurance, etc., and do not include any sponsorship money that a fighter may acquire for their performance.

Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 Salaries:

Tyson Griffin: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Efrain Escudero: $5,000

Chidi Njokuani: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
Phil Dace: $2,000

Marcio Cruz: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
Joe Yager: $2,000

Lance Palmer: $3,400 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
Fredson Paixao: $1,600

James Krause: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
Guilherme Trindade: $1,500

Dakota Cochrane: $4,000 (no win bonus)
Derrick Burnsed: $2,000

Sergio Pettis: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus)
Jimmy Jones: $1,000

Chris Holdsworth: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
Tyler Shinn: $1,500

Steve Mocco: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
Tyler Perry: $1,500

Cory Galloway: $1,000 (includes $500 win bonus)
Jerry Shapiro: $750

Jordan Isordia: $1,350 (includes $600 win bonus)
Joey Angelo: $750

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone full fight video

  • 21 days ago
  • 104 views

Watch Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone full fight video to see Dos Anjos' unanimous decision win over Cerrone at UFC Fight Night 27 on Aug. 28, 2013.Dos Anjos earned the decision with 29-28, 29-28 read news >>

UFC 185 results: Henry Cejudo dominates Chris Cariaso in Flyweight debut, wins unanimous decision

  • 13 days ago
  • 2 views

Olympic gold-medal winning wrestler, Henry Cejudo, made his long-awaited Flyweight debut tonight (Sat., March 14, 2104) against former title contender, Chris Cariaso, in the opening match of UFC 185 read news >>

UFC 185 Results: Alistair Overeem Avoids Late Blow, Decisions Roy Nelson

  • 13 days ago
  • 5 views

Alistair Overeem outstruck Roy Nelson in their main-card fight, earning a unanimous decision at UFC 185 in Dallas on Saturday night. read news >>

UFC 185 results: Unhappy Johny Hendricks wrestles, smothers Matt Brown to win unanimous decision

  • 13 days ago
  • 7 views

Rather than wait for an immediate opportunity to reclaim the Welterweight belt that he lost to Robbie Lawler several months ago, Johny Hendricks returned to the Octagon tonight (Sat., March 14, 2015) read news >>

Johny Hendricks Critical of His Performance at UFC 185… So is Dana White

  • 13 days ago
  • 4 views

Johny Hendricks rolled to a unanimous decision over Matt Brown at UFC 185 on Saturday, but the win didn’t come without a self-evaluation period for the one-time UFC champ. read news >>

UFC 185 Results: Complete Winners List and Breaking Down Biggest Victories

  • 13 days ago
  • 6 views

Rafael dos Anjos earned a victory by unanimous decision over Anthony Pettis in the main event of UFC 185 Saturday night. The event, which took place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, feature read news >>

Jussier Formiga interested in ‘big fight’ with Henry Cejudo

  • 10 days ago
  • 0 views

Henry Cejudo stayed unbeaten at UFC 185, scoring a unanimous decision victory over Chris Cariaso in his debut as a flyweight, and appears to have put a target on his back. Cejudo is an Olympic gold m read news >>

UFC Fight Night 62 staff picks: Three unanimous choices, plus three heavy faves

  • 7 days ago
  • 23 views

For the second straight event, the MMAjunkie staff members are largely on the same page when it comes to a UFC main card.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

UFC Rio results: Demian Maia outclasses Ryan LaFlare to comfortable unanimous decision win

  • 6 days ago
  • 0 views

Check out how the main event between Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare went down at UFC Fight Night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Ryan LaFlare said he wouldn't be scared to grapple with Demian Maia ahead of read news >>