Oct 9, 2013; Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Rousimar Palhares reacts after defeating Mike Pierce (not pictured) during UFC Fight Night at Jose Correa Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

WSOF 9 fighter salaries: Rousimar Palhares receives $50,000


Over the weekend, UFC veterans Rousimar Palhares and Yushin Okami made their World Series of Fighting debuts on the main card of WSOF 9. Both men were near the top of the disclosed pay roll for the event, with Palhares topping the list after earning $50,000. Okami took home $40,000 for his win.

Along with Palhares, the promotion’s inaugural bantamweight champion, Marlon Moraes, earned a salary of $50,000 for his title win in the co-main event.

You can view the full list of fighter salaries below, via MMAFighting.com:

Main Card

Rousimar Palhares ($25,000 + $25,000 = $50,000) def. Steve Carl ($20,000)
Marlon Moraes ($25,000 + $25,000 = $50,000) def. Josh Rettinghouse ($4,000)
Yushin Okami ($20,000 + $20,000 = $40,000) def. Svetlozar Savov ($4,000)
Josh Burkman ($25,000 + no win bonus = $25,000) def. Tyler Stinson ($7,000)
Johnny Nunez ($2,000 + $2,000 = $4,000) def. Ozzy Dugulubgov ($6,000)

Preliminary Card 

Mike Corey ($4,000 + $4,000 = $8,000) def. Shane Kruchten ($3,000)
Bryson Hansen ($1,500 + $1,500 = $3,000) def. Sean Cantor ($500)
Chris Gruetzemacher ($6,000 + $6,000 = $12,000) def. John Gunderson ($2,000)
Brenson Hansen ($3,000 + $3,000 = $6,000) def. Boostayre Nefarios ($1,000)
Danny Davis Jr. ($1,000 + $1,000 = $2,000) def. Phil Dace ($1,000)
Jimmy Spicuzza ($1,000 + $1,000 = $2,000) def. Gil Guardado ($1,000)

Dick's Sporting Goods presents "Hell Week":

Tags: Marlon Moraes Rousimar Palhares World Series Of Fighting WSOF WSOF 9 Yushin Okami