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World Series of Fighting 3 salaries: Josh Burkman, Jon Fitch top list


Josh Burkman took home roughly $780 per second for his quick victory over Jon Fitch on Friday night.

Burkman upset Jon Fitch in just 41 seconds with a guillotine choke in the main event of World Series of Fighting 3 in Las Vegas. For his efforts, he earned $32,000, which includes a $16,000 win bonus.

That made him the top breadwinner on the card, nudging ahead of Fitch, who was paid $30,000 for his WSOF debut.

Total payroll for the event at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino was an even $200,000.

The complete list of publicly disclosed salaries and fight bonuses:

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

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

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