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Strikeforce: Marquardt Vs. Saffiedine Fighter Salaries Released

The salaries for the fighters who competed on last Saturday’s Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine card have been released via the Oklahoma Athletic Commission. The numbers were given to

If there was any indication of how one-sided the main card fights were – outside of the main event – it was present with the fighter salaries.

Josh Barnett topped the charts with a paycheck of $250,000, while fellow heavyweight Daniel Cormier picked up $120,000. In comparison, the opponents for Barnett and Cormier received a combined $20,000.

Below are the complete list of salaries, which do not include any type of bonus or sponsorship money given to the fighters:

Tarec Saffiedine: $39,000 (includes $19,500 win bonus)

Nate Marquardt: $40,000

Daniel Cormier: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)

Dion Staring: $8,000

Josh Barnett: $250,000 (no win bonus)

Nandor Guelmino: $12,000

Gegard Mousasi: $175,000 (no win bonus)

Mike Kyle: $25,000

Ronaldo Souza: $100,500 (includes $28,000 win bonus)

Ed Herman: $34,000

Ryan Couture: $22,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)

KJ Noons: $41,000

Tim Kennedy: $80,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)

Trevor Smith: $8,000

Pat Healy: $42,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)

Kurt Holobaugh: $9,000

Roger Gracie: $94,000 (includes $47,000 win bonus)

Anthony Smith: $10,000

Adriano Martins: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Jorge Gurgel: $10,000

Estevan Payan: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

Michael Bravo: $6,000