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“Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” Salaries Released

Written by Tom Ngo
January 9th, 2012
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Strikeforce Middleweight Robbie Lawler

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official salaries for all of the contestants that competed in last Saturday’s “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” event.

Despite performing in the night’s co-main event, middleweight Robbie Lawler (Pictured) pocketed the card’s largest purse. “Ruthless” scored a flat $150,000 paycheck for disposing of Adlan Amagov.

Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold retained his crown against veteran Keith Jardine in the show’s featured attraction. Rockhold took home $90,000 for his 1stRound TKO victory, $25k of which came via win bonus.

Jardine, on the other hand, made $30,000 for his efforts.

The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas hosted this past weekend’s show.

Please keep in mind, the numbers that get reported to the athletic commissions are only of what’s required. These figures do not include deductions for items such as licenses and taxes. Additionally, they do not contain money paid to the fighters by sponsors.

Here are the official paydays for “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine”:

(Total disclosed payroll was $571,000)

Preliminary Bouts:

Estevan Payan: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
Defeated Alonzo Martinez: $5,000

Ricky Legere: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)
Defeated Chris Spang: $6,000

Gian Villante: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
Defeated Trevor Smith: $4,000

Nah-Shon Burrell: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
Defeated James Terry: $9,000

Main Bouts:

Tarec Saffiedine: $31,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Defeated Tyler Stinson: $4,000

Tyron Woodley: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
Defeated Jordan Mein: $9,000

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal: $95,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus)
Defeated Lorenz Larkin: $17,000

Robbie Lawler: $150,000 (no win bonus)
Defeated Adlan Amagov: $10,000

Luke Rockhold: $90,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus)
Defeated Keith Jardine: $30,000

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