The fighter salaries resulting from Saturday night’s Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand-Prix final have now been released and show that the tournament’s runner-up Josh Barnett was the biggest earner on the card.
Barnett pocketed $200,000 for his unsuccessful bid to win the belt, while his opponent Daniel Cormier also earned a six-figure sum, $100,000 to be exact.
However, the second biggest earner on the night was lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez who took home $175,000.
See the full list of basic salaries from the event below.
Daniel Cormier: $100,000 (includes $50,000 win bonus)
Josh Barnett: $200,000
Gilbert Melendez: $175,000 (no win bonus)
Josh Thomson: $90,000
Rafael Cavalcante: $66,000 ($33,000 bonus)
Mike Kyle: $25,000
Chris Spang: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
Nah-Shon Burrell: $7,000
Isaac Vallie-Flagg: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
Gesias Cavalcante: $18,000
Guto Inocente: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
Virgil Zwicker: $3,000
Gian Villante: $24,000 ($12,000 win bonus)
Derrick Mehmen: $3,000
Quinn Mulhern: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
Yuri Villefort: $2,500
Bobby Green: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus)
James Terry: $9,000