Ronaldo 'Jacare' Souza Got $90K after Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman, Ronda Rousey Got $40K

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The California State Athletic Commission released the fighter salaries for all the combatants who took part in this past Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman event.

The main event of Saturday’s fight card saw Ronda Rousey improve her professional winning streak to 6-fights, as she defeated Sarah Kaufman by her signature armbar in just 54 seconds.

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, who knocked out Derek Brunson in the co-main event was the top payout of the event. He took home a cool $94,000, which included a $22,000 win bonus.

Full Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman fighter payouts below. (Disclosed Fighter Payroll $368,000)

Ronda Rousey: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)
def. Sarah Kaufman: $17,000

Ronaldo Jacare Souza: $94,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)
def. Derek Brunson: $13,000

Tarec Saffiedine: $35,000 (includes $17,500 win bonus)
def. Roger Bowling: $10,000

Anthony Smith: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
def. Lumumba Sayers: $7,000

Ovince St. Preux: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)
def. TJ Cook: $3,000

Miesha Tate: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)
def. Julie Kedzie: $5,000

Adlan Amagov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
def. Keith Berry: $2,000

Germaine de Randamie: $15,000 (includes $7,500 win bonus)
def. Hiroko Yamanaka: $8,000

Bobby Green: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. Matt Ricehouse: $5,000

These numbers are the salaries that the organization has to give to the State Commissions. They do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and other fees.


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