Elvis Mutapcic made $20,000 for his main-card win at WSOF 12. | Photo: Mike Sloan/Sherdog.com
Elvis Mutapcic may not have been the main attraction at World Series of Fighting’s event last Saturday, but “The King” nonetheless took home the evening’s largest paycheck.
Mutapcic earned $20,000 for his unanimous decision win against Kelvin Tiller ($5,000) on the main card of WSOF 12 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. The Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday disclosed the card’s payroll information to Sherdog.com.
The show’s next highest earner was lightweight headliner Luis Palomino, who banked $18,000 for his first-round knockout of Lewis Gonzalez ($7,000). Co-main event winner Ronny Markes took home $16,000 and a unanimous decision after three rounds with late replacement Cully Butterfield ($3,000).
Note: The disclosed purses reported by state athletic commissions do not include any performance-based or discretionary bonuses that may be awarded to a fighter by the promotion. Additionally, the reported figures do not reflect any deductions made by the commission for taxes, insurance, etc., and do not include any sponsorship money that a fighter may acquire for their performance.
WSOF 12 Salaries
Luis Palomino: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
Lewis Gonzalez: $7,000
Ronny Markes: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
Cully Butterfield: $3,000
Elvis Mutapcic: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Kelvin Tiller: $5,000
Brandon Hempleman: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
Alexis Vila: $6,000
Matt Sayles: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
Bryson Hansen: $2,000
Lucas Montoya: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
Jimmy Spicuzza: $2,000
Danny Davis Jr.: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
Jorge Lopez: $1,500
Adam Acquaviva: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
Cody Maltais: $1,000
Bryson Gutches: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
Soslan Abanokov: $1,000