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Thread: Barnett tops last Strikeforce payroll with $250,000

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    Default Barnett tops last Strikeforce payroll with $250,000

    Barnett tops last Strikeforce payroll with $250,000 - Mixed Martial Arts News

    Tarec Saffiedine: $39,000 (includes $19,500 win bonus)
    def. Nate Marquardt: $40,000

    Daniel Cormier: $120,000 (includes $60,000 win bonus)
    def. Dion Staring: $8,000

    Josh Barnett: $250,000 (no win bonus)
    def. Nandor Guelmino: $12,000

    Gegard Mousasi: $175,000 (no win bonus)
    def. Mike Kyle: $25,000

    Ronaldo Souza: $100,500 (includes $28,000 win bonus)
    def. Ed Herman: $34,000

    Ryan Couture: $22,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
    def. KJ Noons: $41,000

    Tim Kennedy: $80,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
    def. Trevor Smith: $8,000

    Pat Healy: $42,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
    def. Kurt Holobaugh: $9,000

    Roger Gracie: $94,000 (includes $47,000 win bonus)
    def. Anthony Smith: $10,000

    Adriano Martins: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
    def. Jorge Gurgel: $10,000

    Estevan Payan: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
    def. Michael Bravo: $6,000
    And if you want beef, then bring the ruckus

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    wow barnett got a quarter million to fight a can that didnt even want to be there

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    Kennedy and Gracie both make a lot more than I thought they did. On the flip side, I always find it pretty ridiculous how little some champions are paid in comparison to other fighters.

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    wow, $8000 to Starling for that fight eh? Thats probably about 100 bucks a bruise.

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    It's telling just by the payroll how much Strikeforce cared to make matchups with their marquee fighters even. Quite fitting on the last card.

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    Ed should have got more to cross over as he did

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    no wonder barnett isnt in a rush to proclaim him love for dana theres noway he would make that kind of money upon returning to the ufc he's probably looking to go where the next paycheck is the prettiest i wonder where that could be

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    Barnett made more than Cormier? Wow if I was Cormier I'd fire my manager, that's just bullshit. And I say that as a solid Josh Barnett fan. That guy should have gotten the top payday, after all isn't he the the last "strikeforce HW champion" I mean WTF? Definitely not a lot of love for Cormier. But hey then again being able to talk shit and market puts extra zeros on your check I guess....
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    Those pay-outs are about as one sided as the fights were.
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