You can indeed find competitive money or at least what I assume is competitive compensation outside of the UFC. That was made clear with the disclosed salaries of the cast at World Series of Fighting 9. There are some huge differences though. The two highest paid fighters both brought home a cool $50,000 while the low man on the bottom of the totem pole brought home a mere $1000.
World Series of Fighting puts on their ninth event this evening with “WSOF 9: Carl vs. Palhares” from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Headlining the event is a welterweight title bout between reigning champ Steve Carl and dangerous challenger Rousimar Palhares. In the co-headliner, Marlon Moraes and Josh Rettinghouse battle it out for the inaugural bantamweight title.
As another stacked World Series of Fighting’s card draws near, fight fans are eager to see the most star-studded event yet from the growing promotion. WSOF 9 features top-notch talent from the bottom of the undercard, to the highly anticipated main event between Steve Carl and Rousimar Palhares for the welterweight strap. One of the most intriguing additions to … Read more
World Series of Fighting hosted a media conference call on Tuesday with “World Series of Fighting 9: Carl vs. Palhares” headliners Steve Carl and Rousimar Palhares, as well as main-card competitors Marlon Moraes,Josh Rettinghouse, Josh Burkman and Tyler Stinson. Joining the fighters on the call was WSOF President Ray Sefo and WSOF Executive Vice President Ali Abdelaziz.
The five-fight, NBCSN-televised main card for World Series of Fighting 9 is now complete with the addition of three new contests, including welterweights Josh “The People’s Warrior” Burkman (26-10) vs. Tyler “The Evolution” Stinson (27-9), lightweights Ozzy Dugulubgov (5-1) vs. Johnny Nunez (4-0) and featherweights Mike Corey (12-3-1) vs. Shane Kruchten (11-2).