WSOF 19 salaries: Fight purses range from $60,000 to $750
Justin Gaethje was the leading earner from this past Saturday's World Series of Fighting 19 card, pocketing $60,000 for his electric main event win over Luis Palomino, according to information released to MMAFighting.com by the Arizona Boxing & MMA Commission.
Gaethje, an undefeated 26-year-old and WSOF's reigning lightweight champion, defended his belt with a wild third-round TKO finish after a back and forth brawl with fellow free-swinger Luis Palomino in front of his hometown fans in Phoenix, AZ. Palomino earned $11,000 in the losing effort.
RFA, Legacy FC set cross-promotional superfight card for May, Page-Pantoja headlines
Two of MMA’s best second-tier promotions will come together in May.
They’re not merging, but in a unique venture, RFA and Legacy FC will have its fighters compete against each other on a cross-promotional card of superfights. The news was announced on Friday’s edition of “Inside MMA” on AXS TV, which will broadcast the card, by RFA President Ed Soares.
The Legacy-RFA card includes:
Damacio Page (Legacy) vs. Alexandre Pantoja (RFA) – for flyweight title
Luke Sanders (RFA) meets Terrion Ware (Legacy)
Mike Bronzoulis (Legacy) vs. Dave Burrow (Legacy) – for vacant lightweight title
Joe Cason (Legacy) vs. Jan Jorgensen (RFA)
Charles Byrd (Legacy) vs. Bojan Velickovic (RFA)
Chris Feist (Legacy) vs. Adam Townsend (RFA)
Brian Hall (Legacy) vs. TBA (RFA)