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Tuesday, 04/01/2014, 07:41 am

WSOF 9 Salaries: Newly crowned Rousimar Palhares makes $75k payday

The top earners from last Saturday’s World Series of Fighting’s WSOF 9 event are new welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares and bantamweight Marlon Moraes, who both walked away with a cool $50,000 and a $25,000 win bonus.

Palhares, who was released from the UFC last October, was able to secure his signature leg lock on former champion Steve Carl to take the crown.

Moraes was able to dominate his opponent and, though he did not get the finish, was able to secure the victory.

Here is the payday list as given by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which was responsible for over seeing the event. WSOF 9 took place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV.

New WSOF Welterweight Champion Rousimar Palhares: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)

def Steve Carl: $20,000

Champ Marlon Moraes:$50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)

def. Josh Rettinghouse: $4,000

Josh Burkman: $25,000 (no win bonus)

def. Tyler Stinson: $7,000

Yushin Okami: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

def. Svetlozar Savov: $4,000

Johnny Nunez: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)

def. Ozzy Dugulubgov: $6,000

Mike Corery: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)

def. Shane Kruchten:$3,000

Bryson Hansen: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus)

def. Sean Cantor $500

Chris Gruetzemacher: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

def. John Gunderson: $2,000

Brenson Hansen: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)

def. Boostayre Nefarios: $1,000

Danny Davis: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)

def. Phil Dace: $1,000

Gil Guardado: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)

def. Jimmy Spicuzza: $1,000

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By: Daneul Summers | Twitter: @daneulsummers

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