MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) 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
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.
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