The California State Athletic Commission has released the salary information for Affliction: Banned which took place Saturday night at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Only time will tell if the $3,321,000 shelled out by the trendy clothing line was money well spent on their MMA debut. The show was headlined by a heavyweight bout between former Pride champ Fedor Emelianenko and former UFC champ Tim Sylvia. For his win, Emelianenko was awarded with the World Alliance of Mixed Martial Arts (WAMMA) Heavyweight Championship belt. The salaries for the night’s action are listed below and include win bonuses.
Fedor Emelianenko ($300,000) def. Tim Sylvia ($800,000)
Andrei Arlovski ($750,000) def. Ben Rothwell ($250,000)
Josh Barnett ($300,000) def. Pedro Rizzo ($70,000)
Mark Hominick ($10,000) def. Savant Young ($7,000)
Renato Sobral ($90,000) def. Mike Whitehead ($50,000)
Matt Lindland ($300,000) def. Fabio Nascimiento ($20,000)
Antonio Rogerio Nogueira ($50,000) def. Edwin Dewees ($15,000)
Mike Pyle ($20,000) def J.J. Ambrose ($5,000)
Vitor Belfort ($140,000) def. Terry Martin ($30,000)
Paul Buentello ($80,000) def. Gary Goodridge ($25,000)
Justin Levens ($6,000) vs. Ray Lizama ($3,000)*
*Match didn’t take place. Pay was negotiated.