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WSOF 1 payouts and salaries: Andrei Arlovski on top with $60,000 payday

It may have been the promotion's mixed martial arts (MMA) debut but World Series of Fighting paid its fighters fairly well for the WSOF 1: "Arlovski vs. Cole" event last night (Nov. 3, 2012) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has already made available the list of fighter payouts and salaries for those who competed at the WSOF 1: "Arlovski vs. Cole" event last night (Sat., Nov. 3, 2012) at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Andrei Arlovski made a killing, all things considered, when he knocked out Devin Cole in the night's main event. Just for showing up, he got $30,000 but in victory he earned another $30,000 on top of that.

Not a bad payday for a smaller show broadcast on NBC Sports Network.

Anthony Johnson made bank too, earning $30,000 to show up to fight D.J. Linderman and another $25,000 for the one punch knockout he delivered.

But that's not all.

Here are the complete WSOF 1 payouts and salaries (HT: Bloody Elbow):

Andrei Arlovski: $30,000 base + $30,000 win vs. Devin Cole: $10,000

Anthony Johnson: $30,000 + $25,000 win vs. D.J. Linderman: $10,000

Marlon Moraes: $6,000 + $6,000 win vs. Miguel Torres: $18,000

Tyrone Spong: $20,000 + $7,000 win vs. Travis Bartlett: $4,000

Tyson Steele: $5,000 + $5,000 win vs. Gregor Gracie: $25,000

Brian Cobb: $6,000 + $6,000 win vs. Ronys Torres: $12,000

Steve Carl: $8,000 + $8,000 win vs. Ramico Blackmon: $10,000

Josh Burkman: $8,000 + $8,000 win vs. Gerald Harris: $15,000

Gesias Cavalcante: $7,000 + $7,000 win vs. T.J. O'Brien: $5,000

David Branch: $8,000 + $8,000 win vs. Dustin Jacoby: $5,000

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments such as PPV bonuses, among others. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

For complete WSOF 1 results and blow-by-blow coverage of all the main card action click here.

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