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WSOF 3 payouts and salaries: Josh Burkman earns $32,000 for strangling Jon Fitch ($30,000)

The checks have been written in "Sin City," as World Series of Fighting (WSOF) will pay its talent for work done last Friday night (June 14, 2013) at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Here's a list of how much.

Mark Kolbe

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today made available the list of fighter payouts and salaries for those fighters who competed at the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman" event last Friday night (June 14, 2013) at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The results shouldn't surprise you.

They probably did on Friday night; however, as Josh Burkman was able to avenge his loss to Jon Fitch in less than a minute, choking out the former UFC welterweight number one contender and doubling up his payout at a cool $32,000.

Fitch banks $30,000 in defeat.

Fellow UFC veterans Jacob Volkmann and Dan Lauzon also hit double digits following their respective wins in "Sin City." The artist now known as "Feelgood" scored $14,000 for outpointing Lyle Beerbohm ($15,000), while "The Upgrade" cashed in $12,000 for outworking John Gunderson ($6,000).

That's not all.

Here are the complete WSOF 3 salaries and payouts (via MMA Fighting):

Josh Burkman: $32,000 ($16,000 to show, $16,000 to win)
Jon Fitch: $30,000
Burkman def. Fitch via submission

Steve Carl: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Tyson Steele: $7,000
Carl def. Steele via submission

Jacob Volkmann: $14,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 to win)
Lyle Beerbohm: $15,000
Volkmann def. Beerbohm via unanimous decision

Justin Gaethje: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Brian Cobb: $8,000
Gaethje def. Cobb via technical knockout

Jerrod Sanders: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Jeff Smith: $4,000
Sanders def. Smith via unanimous decision

Dan Lauzon: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
John Gunderson: $6,000
Lauzon def. Gzunderson via unanimous decision

Carson Beebe: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Joe Murphy: $4,000
Murphy def. Beebe via unanimous decision

Krasimir Mladenov: $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Kendrick Miree: $4,000
Mladenov def. Miree via unanimous decision

Brenson Hansen: $5,000 ($2,500 to show, $2,500 to win)
Josh Montalvo: $1,000
Hansen def. Montalvo via unanimous decision

The total disclosed payroll was $200,000.

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 3 results and blow-by-blow coverage of all the main card action click here.

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