Welterweight Jon Fitch had no problem expressing issues with the amount of money he was making in the UFC. However, based on the list of salaries attached to WSOF 3, the days of making more than $60,000 show probably look pretty good in retrospect.
The Nevada Athletic Commission released the list of paydays from last week’s show where Fitch was shown to have earned $30,000 for his bout with Josh Burkman. Meanwhile, Burkman brought home an event-high $32,000 thanks to a $16,000 bump brought on by his successful showing against Fitch.
Burkman choked Fitch unconsciousness in the opening round of action, marking his fifth straight win and third in a row under the organization’s banner. The outcome also resulted in the first losing streak of Fitch’s ten-year career.
Read below for a full rundown of WSOF 3 salaries:
Josh Montalvo: $1,000
Brenson Hansen: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus)
Kendrick Miree: $4,000
Krasimir Mladenov: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)
Joe Murphy: $4,000
Carson Beebe: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
John Gunderson: $6,000
Dan Lauzon: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
Jeff Smith: $4,000
Jerrod Sanders: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
Brian Cobb: $8,000
Justin Gaethje: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
Lyle Beerbohm: $15,000
Jacob Volkmann: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
Tyson Steele: $7,000
Steve Carl: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Jon Fitch: $30,000
Josh Burkman: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus)