March Badness Payouts, Roy Jones Jr and Bobby Lashley The Big Winners

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Updated: March 24, 2009
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The official March Badness payouts from the Florida Athletic Commission are in. No surprise, former WWE superstar Bobby Lashley was the top earner on the MMA portion of the card, taking home 40k. Roy Jones Jr’s Square Ring Promotions put on the event so he is expected to pull in 2/3rds of the profits for the event. The total disclosed payout for the event was $217,000.

OFFICIAL MARCH BADNESS SALARIES

Jeff Monson: $25,000 (win bonus was $10,000) def. Roy Nelson: $30,000
Bobby Lashley: $40,000 (win bonus was $10,000) def. Jason Guida: $15,000
Din Thomas: $10,000 (no win bonus) def. Gabe Lemley: $5,500
Dennis Hallman: $6,000 (win bonus was $3,000) def. Danny Ruiz: $2,000
James Freeman: $500 (win bonus was $250) def. John Mowry: $300

OFFICIAL MARCH BADNESS BOXING SALARIES

Roy Jones Jr.: TBD (two-thirds of net profits of event) def. Omar Sheik: $50,000
B.J. Flores: $12,500 (no win bonus) def. Jose Luis Herrera: $12,500
Eric Clinton: $800 (no win bonus) def. Richmond Dalphone: $800
Kieyon Bussey: $1,200 (no win bonus) def. Robert DaLuz: $1,800
Kelvin Price: $1,500 (no win bonus) def. Kevin Howard: $1,500

TG “The Junkie

3 Comments

  1. Ryan S

    March 24, 2009 at 7:18 am

    Wow, I thought they were gonna give Lashley more. They really didn't pay much at all.

  2. steve

    March 24, 2009 at 12:52 pm

    BOxers like Roy Jones Jr get a ton of money and thats why it was on PPV. People buy the card just to see him fight and thats why he got most of the money.

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