M-1 Challenge 27 salaries and medical suspensions- Vinny Magalhaes’s $5,500 tops card
Phoenix, AZ -Champions led the pack of reported salaries from M-1 Global's Arizona debut over the weekend. Vinny Magalhaes ($5,500) successfully defended his light heavyweight belt versus Mikhail Zayats ($3,000) and the former Ultimate Fighter finalist was also the highest paid combatant on the card.
ULTMMA.com (www.ultmma.com) recently requested and today received the list of officially disclosed payouts as well as medical suspensions from the Arizona Boxing & MMA Commission
M-1 Challenge 27 took place at the Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix, AZ and aired on the premium cable channel Showtime. His fourth fight under the M-1 Global banner, Magalhaes finished Zayats with a one shot head kick followed by punches in the third round of their title bout.
American heavyweight Kenny Garner( $5,000), who captured the M-1 interim heavyweight title, was the second highest paid fighter on the card.
Total payout for the event included:
Daniel Madrid - $2,500
Tom Gallicchio - $3,000
Joshua Thorpe - $2,000
Yasubey Enomoto - $4,500
Eddie Arizmendi - $2,500
Artur Guseinov - $2,250
Kenny Garner - $5,000
Maxim Grishin - $2,000
Vinny Magalhaes - $5,500
Mikhail Zayats - $3,000
Frederick Lumpkin (Amateur) - 30 Day Suspension
Maxim Grishin (Pro) - 60 Day Suspension due to Head Blows (Fatigue) Went to Hospital
Kenneth Garner (Pro) - 45 Day Suspension (Fatigue) and Indefinite Suspension (Needs Opthalmology Clearance) Cut on Retina
Mikhail Zayats (Pro) - 30 Day Suspension (TKO) Ref stops contest