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

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