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EliteXC “Unfinished Business” Fighter Salaries: Antonio Silva Earns $200,000

EliteXC Unfinished Business PosterThe California State Athletic Commission has released the official fighter salaries for EliteXC “Unfinished Business”.

The eleven-bout event took place on Saturday, July 26th, at the Stockton Arena in Stockton, California.

Newly-crowned EliteXC heavyweight champion Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was the highest paid fighter of the event, taking home $200,000 for his second-round TKO victory which aired on Showtime. EliteXC middleweight champion Robbie Lawler received $90,000 for successfully defending his 185-pound title in the night’s main event, new EliteXC welterweight title-holder Jake Shields earned $45,000 for his first-round submission win, and Stockton-native Nick Diaz took home $60,000 for his TKO victory.

“Unfinished Business” had a paid attendance of just 3,701 and a total attendance of 6,572 for a live gate of $268,715. 2,023 tickets, worth $206,155, went unsold while $340,960 worth of tickets were given away.

The disclosed payroll for the event was $533,501.

The salaries listed below represent the official fighter salaries as reported by the promoter to the CSAC and do not include some bonuses, fees, or sponsorships.

Robbie Lawler def. Scott Smith
Lawler — $90,000 ($45,000/$45,0000)
Smith — $14,000

Nick Diaz def. Thomas Denny
Diaz — $60,000
Denny — $8,500

Jake Shields def. Nick Thompson
Shields — $45,000 ($35,000/$10,000)
Thompson — $25,000

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos def. Shayna Baszler
Santos — $6,000 ($3,000/$3,000)
Baszler — $8,000

David Douglas def. Marlon Mathias
Douglas — $4,000 ($2,500/$1,500)
Mathias — $2,500

Antonio Silva def. Justin Eilers
Silva — $200,000 ($100,000/$100,000)
Eilers — $20,000

Rafael Feijao def. Travis Galbraith
Feijao — $20,000 ($10,000/$10,000)
Galbraith — $5,000

Wilson Reis def. Brian Caraway
Reis — $5,000 ($2,500/$2,500)
Caraway — $2,000

Anthony Ruiz def. Jeremy Freitag
Ruiz — $5,001 ($2,001/$3000)
Freitag — $2,500

Carl Seumanutafa def. Mike Cook
Seumanutafa — $4,000 ($2,000/$2,000)
Cook — $2,000

Drew Montgomery def. Brandon Tarn
Montgomery — $3,000 ($1,500/$1,500)
Tarn — $2,000

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