josh-burkman-2.jpgMain event winner Josh Burkman and his opponent, Jon Fitch, were the top two earners at this past Friday night’s World Series of Fighting 3 event. ( today requested and obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The total disclosed payroll for the event was $200,000.

WSOF 3 took place at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The main card, including Burkman’s 41-second submission of Fitch, aired live on NBC Sports Network.

The full WSOF 3 payouts include:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, the above figures are simply base salaries reported to the commission and do not necessarily reflect entire compensation packages for the event.

For more coverage of WSOF 3, including an event recap, check out the MMA Events section of the site.

(Pictured: Josh Burkman)

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