Strikeforce: Tate vs Rousey Fighter Salaries

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When you are headlining a fight card, you probably expect to be among the highest paid performers for the night (if not THE highest paid).  Yet Saturday’s Strikeforce main event participants, Meisha Tate and Ronda Rousey, earned far less than many of the men on the card.  Is it time for a feminist movement in MMA to get these ladies pay equivalent to the men?

Here is the official reported figthter purse info for Strikeforce: Tate vs Rousey, straight from the Ohio Athletic Commission.

Jacare Souza: $92,000 ($70,000 to show, $22,000 win bonus)

Josh Thomson: $80,000

Scott Smith: $65,000

Kasou Masaki: $50,000

Paul Daley: $45,000

K.J. Noons: $38,000

Ronda Rousey:
$32,000 ($15,000 to show, $17,000 win bonus)

Sara Kaufman: $25,000 (15,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)

Pat Healy: $22,500 ($17,500 to show, $5,000 win bonus)

Miesha Tate: $19,000

Roger Bowling: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

Caros Fodor: $10,000

Lumumba Sayers: $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 win bonus)

Bristol Marunde: $10,000

Ryan Couture: $10,000

Roger Heun: $8,000

Brandon Saling: $5,000

Alexis Davis: $4,000


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