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World Series of Fighting 9 Fighter Payout

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New World Series of Fighting champions Rousimar Palhares and Marlon Moraes led the promotion’s payroll from this past Saturday’s World Series of 9 fight card.

SciFighting.com obtained the disclosed payroll numbers from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

World Series of Fighting 9 was one of the more memorable shows in the promotion’s short history. The main event was a very quick, yet controversial affair. Incumbent World Series of Fighting Welterweight Champion Steve Carl submitted in 1 minute and 9 seconds to a Palhares’ inverted heel hook. The controversy came after Carl’s tap, as many fans and media members felt that Palhares held onto the submission for far too long after Carl submitted.

The night’s co-main event for the vacant World Series of Fighting Bantamweight Championship between Marlon Moraes and Josh Rettinghouse was about as one sided as a fight can get. Moraes used a variety of strikes, including incredibly effective leg kicks, to dominate Rettinghouse for all five rounds of the bout. The win not only netted Moraes the World Series of Fighting Championship, but solidified his spot as World Series of Fighting’s fastest rising star.

The disclosed payout is as follows:

Rousimar Palhares: $50,000

Steve Carl: $20,000

Marlon Moraes: $50,000

Josh Rettinghosue: $4,000

Josh Burkman: $25,000

Tyler Stinson: $7,000

Yushin Okami: $40,000

Svetlozar Savov: $4,000

Johnny Nunez: $4,000

Ozzy Dugulubgov: $6,000

Mike Corey: $8,000

Shane Kruchten: $3,000

Bryson Hansen: $3,000

Sean Cantor: $500

Chris Gruetzemacher: $12,000

John Gunderson: $2,000

Brenson Hansen: $6,000

Boostayre Nefarios: $1,000

Danny Davis: $2,000

Phil Dace: $1,000

Gil Guardado: $2,000

Jimmy Spicuzza: $1,000