Strikeforce: Feijao vs Henderson Fighter Salaries

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Saturday night’s Strikeforce: Feijao vs Henderson fight card was all about Dan Henderson.  Not only did the 40-year-old Henderson become the oldest current MMA champion, sending Rafael Feijao into La-La Land and snatching his light heavyweight belt, he also took home a cool $250,000 for his efforts.  Strikeforce ended up paying out $438,000 to 20 fighters on the card, so Hendo’s quarter million payday is quite the haul.  Here is the full fighter salary info, straight from the Ohio Athletic Commission.

Dan Henderson: $250,000

Tim Hennedy: $50,000

Jorge Masvidal: $30,000 ($15,000 to show, $15,000 win bonus)

Rafael Feijao: $28,000

Billy Evangelista: $20,000

Marloes Coenen: $10,000

Melvin Manhoef: $10,000

Jorge Gurgel: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 win bonus)

Roger Bowling: $7,000 ($3,500 to show, $3,500 win bonus)

Liz Carmouche: $5,000

Brian Rogers: $3,000 ($1,500 to show, $1,500 win bonus)

Jason Freeman: $3,000 ($1,500 to show, $1,500 win bonus)

Mitch Whitesel: $3,000 ($1,500 to show, $1,500 win bonus)

John Kuhner: $3,000 ($1,500 to show, $1,500 win bonus)

Josh Thornburg: $2,000

Jason Riley: $1,500

Marc Cofer: $1,500

JP Felty: $1,500

Billy Vaughan: $1,500

Ian Rammel: $1,500