Strikeforce: Melendez vs Masvidal Fighter Salaries

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Zuffa promises to not make Strikeforce into a “minor league” MMA promotion, which is probably a good idea considering how much money some of their fighters are making.  The company spent over half a million in fighter salaries alone on Saturday night, with Gilbert Melendez and Gegard Mousasi leading the way.  Here are the complete fighter salaries from Strikeforce: Melendez vs Masvidal, directly from the California Athletic Commission.

Gilbert Melendez: $150,000

Gegard Mousasi: $150,000

Cristiane Santos: $66,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 win bonus)

K.J. Noons:
$65,000 ($35,000 to show, $30,000 win bonus)

Jorge Masvidal:

Billy Evangelista: $20,000

Caros Fodor:
$20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Ovince St. Preux:

Roger Bowling:
$14,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 win bonus)

Devin Cole: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 win bonus)

Justin Wilcox: $12,000

Hiroko Yamanaka:

Eddie Mendez: $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 win bonus)

Herman Terrado: $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 win bonus)

Gabriel Salinas-Jones:

Fernando Gonzalez:

Chris Brown:

Jerron Peoples:

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