Strikeforce: Fedor vs Werdum salariesPosted on June 29, 2010, 06:09 AM by Anton Gurevich
According to MMAMania.com, "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko was the top earner at the Strikeforce: Fedor vs Werdum event, receiving a hefty paycheck of 400,000 dollars. His opponent Fabricio Werdum was paid 100,000 dollars (no win bonus) for his shocking victory. The lowest show salary was $1,300, received by the youngster Bobby Stack.
Fedor Emelianenko's $400,000 paycheck is significantly lower than the one received by Chuck Liddell, who added $500,000 to his bank account after being knocked out by Rich Franklin at UFC 115.
Chris Cope: $3,000 ($2,000 to show, $1,000 to win)
Ron Keslar: $1,500
Cope defeated Keslar via technical knockout (strikes)
Bret Bergmark: $3,000 ($1,500 to show, $1,500 to win)
Vagner Rocha: $2,500
Bergmark defeated Rocha via unanimous decision
Yancy Medeiros: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Gareth Joseph: $2000
Medeiros defeated Joseph via knockout (punch)
Bobby Stack: $2,800 ($1,300 to show, $1,500 to win)
Derrick Bernsed: $2,000
Stack defeated Bernsed via split decision