WSOF 23 Fighter Salaries: Champions Share Largest Fight Purse Of The Event


For his brutal second-round knockout victory over Luis Palomino in their rematch at World Series of Fighting 23 this past weekend, WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje shared the largest fight purse of the night with two-division WSOF champion David Branch, as each title-holder took home a reported $100,000 for their performances this past Friday in Phoenix, Arizona.

Having said that, below are the complete, reported pay outs to fighters who competed at the WSOF 23 event, which took place at the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, September 18, 2015 and aired live on the NBC Sports Network (NBCSN).

Main Card (NBC Sports Network)
– Justin Gaethje ($50,000 + $50,000 = $100,000) def. Luis Palomino ($20,000)
– David Branch ($50,000 + $50,000 = $100,000) def. Teddy Holder ($12,000)
– Timur Valiev ($14,000 + $14,000 = $28,000) def. Tito Jones ($3,000)
– Ben “Phoenix Jones” Fodor ($10,000 + $10,000 = $20,000) def. Roberto Yong ($2,000)
– Brian Foster ($7,000 + $7,000 = $14,000) def. LaRue Burley ($4,000)

Preliminary Card (
– Vagab Vagabov ($6,000 + $6,000 = $12,000) def. Brian Grinnell ($1,500)
– Clifford Starks ($6,000 + $6,000 = $12,000) def. Krasimir Mladenov ($3,000)
– Matthew Frincu ($2,000 + $2,000 = $4,000) def. Danny Davis Jr. ($3,000)
– David Nuzzo ($1,000 + $1,000 = $2,000) def. Andres Ponce ($1,000)
– Joey Miolla ($1,500 + $1,500 = $3,000) def. Randy Steinke ($1,500)
– Benny Madrid ($1,000 + $1,000 = $2,000) def. Jeff Fletcher ($1,000)

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