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Salaries: EliteXC “Heat” Payouts And Bonuses

The Florida State Athletic Commission (FSAC) released the payouts and bonuses for the EliteXC "Heat" event that took place on October 4th this past Saturday night.  Seth Petruzelli earned a $15,000 USD bonus for knocking out Kimbo Slice aside from the $35,000 USD that he was getting just for fighting the internet-famed streetfighter.  As for Kimbo, he acquired $500,000 USD and missed out on the $100,000 USD he could have made for winning.

Andrei "The Pitbull" Arlovski was also amongst the top paid on Saturday night, pocketing $500,000 USD for his win over the former IFL heavyweight champion Roy "Big Country" Nelson.   Affliction MMA paid a total of $580,000 USD for this fight alone, while the payroll for the entire CBS event totaled 1.3 Million USD.

Here are all of the payouts and bonuses for both the main event and preliminary bouts:

Main Fight Card:

Seth "The Silverback" Petruzelli defeats Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson

(Petruzelli earned $35,000 USD to fight and $15,000 USD for win; Kimbo earned $500,000 USD to fight)

Jake Shields defeated Paul "Semtex" Daley

(Shields earned $40,000 USD to fight and $10,000 USD for win; Daley earned $12,000 USD)

Andre "The Pitbull" Arlovski defeated Roy "Big Country" Nelson

(Arlovski earned $500,000 USD; Nelson earned $80,000 USD)

Gina "Conviction" Carano defeated Kelly Kobold

(Carano earned $15,000 USD to fight and $10,000 USD for win; Kobold earned $6,000 USD)

Benji Radach defeated Murilo "Ninja" Rua

(Radach earned $15,000 USD to fight and $15,000 USD for win; Rua earned $35,000 USD)

Preliminary Fight Card:

Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos defeated Yoko Takahashi

(Santos earned $4,000 USD to fight and $4,000 USD for win; Takahashi earned $2,000 USD)

Conor Heun defeated James Edson Berto

(Heun earned $2,500 USD to fight and $2,500 for win; Berto earned $6,000 USD)

Mikey Gomez defeated Lorenzo Borgomeo

(Gomez earned $2,000 USD to fight and $2,000 USD for win; Borgomeo earned $1,500 USD)

Bryan Hamade defeated David Gomez

(Hamade earned $500 to fight and $500 for win; Gomez earned $1,000 USD)

Nicolae Cury defeated Jorge Boechat

(Cury earned $750 to fight and $750 for win; Boechat earned $1,000 USD)

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