Official Strikeforce “Carano-Cyborg” Fighter Pay Revealed

The following are the reported salaries paid to fighters who competed on the August 15th Strikeforce “Carano vs. Cyborg” card in San Jose, California:

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos: $25,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)
def. Gina Carano: $125,000

Gegard Mousasi: $2,000
def. Renato “Babalu” Sobral: $75,000

Gilbert Melendez: $50,000
def. Mitsuhiro Ishida: $30,000

Fabricio Werdum: $50,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
def. Mike Kyle: $14,000

Jay Hieron: $55,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
def. Jesse Taylor: $12,000

Scott Lighty: $4,000
def. Mike Cook: $2,500

Justin Wilcox: $5,000 (includes $2,500 win bonus)
def. David Douglas: $5,500

James Terry: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
def. Zak Bucia: $2,000

Alex Trevino: $3,500 (includes $1,500 win bonus)
def. Isaiah Hill: $2,000

Total fighter pay out: $468,500

NOTE: The above figures do not include many of the unreported bonuses and other monies paid to fighters.