Decorated kickboxer Tyrone Spong earned the largest payday at World Series of Fighting’s fourth event, taking home $31,000 for his unanimous decision triumph over Angel DeAnda ($4,000) in the evening’s headliner.
WSOF 4 took place this past Saturday at Citizens Bank Arena in Ontario, Calif. The main card aired on NBC Sports Network and also saw world-ranked bantamweight Marlon Moraes ($24,000) capture a unanimous verdict against Brandon Hempleman ($3,000) in the co-main event. Salary information was released Monday by the California State Athletic Commission.
Other top earners included promotion president Ray Sefo, who garnered $30,000 in falling to Dave Huckaba ($12,000) via second round technical knockout in a heavyweight bout, and Gerald Harris, who raked $30,000 for outpointing Jorge Santiago ($13,000) at 170 pounds.
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 4 Salaries:
Tyrone Spong: $31,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
Angel DeAnda: $4,000
Marlon Moraes: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
Brandon Hempleman: $3,000
Nick Newell: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
Keon Caldwell: $2,000
Dave Huckaba: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
Ray Sefo: $30,000
Gesias Cavalcante: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
Tyson Griffin: $8,000
Gerald Harris: $30,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Jorge Santiago: $13,000
Lewis Gonzales: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
Antonio McKee: $6,000
Jared Papazian: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
John Robles: $2,000
Victor Valenzuela: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
Isaac Gutierrez: $2,000