Fighter salaries and medical suspensions For Bellator Fighting Championships I were released on Tuesday by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
True to their pay structure, all tournament participants in last Friday’s show were paid $10,000 to win with a $15,000 win bonus.
The winners from the evening, Eddie Alvarez, Jorge Masvidal, Yahir Reyes, Estevan Payan, Joe Soto, and Toby Imada all picked up the full purses and will move on to the tournament’s second round, where the potential purse goes up to $50,000.
Jonathan Brookins ($4,000/win bonus was $2,000) def. Stephen Ledbetter (2,000)
Lorenzo Borgomeo ($4,000/win bonus was $2,000) def. Daniel Morales ($3,000)
James Brasco (3,000/win bonus was $1,500) def. Kevin Abrante ($1,500)
Moyses Gabin ($2,000/win bonus was $1,000) def. Chris Decaro ($1,500)
Gary Padilla ($4,000/win bonus was $2,000) def. Daniel Sarafien ($2,000)
Total Disclosed Payroll: $237,000
Only three participants were put on the bench following Friday’s Bellator I in Hollywood, Florida, and to the promotion’s sigh of relief, no winners from the first round of competition were amongst the wounded.
Nick Agallar is suspended 30 days following his TKO loss to Jorge Masvidal.
Ben Greer is suspended 30 days following his TKO loss to Joe Soto.
Daniel Sarafian is suspended 30 days following his TKO loss to Gary Padilla.