WSOF 3 Salaries: Headliners Josh Burkman ($32K), Jon Fitch ($30K) Top Payroll



Underdog Josh Burkman earned $32,000 for his shocking, 41-second technical submission of Jon Fitch in the main event of last Friday’s World Series of Fighting 3.

Fitch pocketed $30,000 in “show” money for the brief struggle at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, according to figures released to Sherdog.com on Monday by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Other high earners on the card included co-main event winner Steve Carl ($20,000) and former Strikeforce lightweight Lyle Beerbohm ($15,000), who earned more in defeat than the man who outpointed him, UFC vet Jacob Volkmann ($14,000).

Note: 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 his or her performance.

WSOF 3 ‘Fitch vs. Burkman 2’ Salaries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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