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Fighter payroll for Dynamite USA!!

The California State Athletic Commission has released the fighter payroll for this past Saturday’s Dynamite USA!! event held at the LA Coliseum.

Here’s the listing (winners listed in bold):

Brock Lesnar made $500,000 for 1:09 submission win.

Min Soo Kim made $30,000 for 1:09 submission (strikes) loss.

Royce Gracie made $300,000 for 15:00 unanimous decision win.

Kazushi Sakuraba made $30,000 for 15:00 unanimous decision loss.

Hideo Tokoro made $15,000 for 2:41 submission win.

Brad Pickett made $8,000 for 2:41 submission (armbar) loss.

Dong Sik Yoon made $20,000 for 6:17 submission win.

Melvin Manhoef made $50,000 for 6:17 submission (armbar) loss.

Siala “Mighty Mo” Siliga made $30,000 for 1:33 TKO win.

Ruben Villareal made $30,000 for 1:33 TKO (strikes) loss.

Bernard Ackah made $5,000 for 0:38 KO win.

Johnnie Morton made $100,000 for 0:38 KO (punch) loss. *1

Jake Shields made $24,000 ($12,000 base salary + $12,000 win bonus) for 2:06 submission win.

Ido Pariente made $2,500 for 2:06 submission (rear naked choke) loss.

Jonathan Wiezorek made $40,000 ($15,000 base salary + $25,000 win bonus) for 5:50 TKO win.

Tim Persey made $19,000 for 5:50 TKO (strikes) loss. *2

Katsuhiko Nagata made $15,000 for 15:00 split decision win.

Isaiah Hill made $2,500 for 15:00 split decision loss.

Gesias “J.Z.” Calvancanti made $36,000 for 0:26 TKO win. *3

Nam Phan made $29,500 for 0:26 TKO (strikes) loss. *4


*1 – Johnnie Morton’s entire $100,000 purse is being withheld by the CSAC after Morton refused a post-fight drug test.

*2 – J.Z. Calvancanti was fined $9,000 of his $45,000 purse for failing to make weight.

*3 – Tim Persey tested positive for methamphetamine in his drug test. Persey has been suspended for 6 months and fined $1,000 of his $20,000 purse by the CSAC.

*4 – Nam Phan was awarded $4,500 of J.Z. Calvancanti’s salary for Calvancanti failing to make weight.


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