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Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine Salaries

By Jack Bratcher

LAS VEGAS — “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” took place this past Saturday night, Jan. 7, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. ( obtained a copy of the fighters’ salaries from the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday.

The night’s big money winner was veteran Robbie Lawler who took home a $150,000 chunk of change for his first round knockout of Adlan Amagov in the night’s co-main event.

Main event winner and Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold earned $90,000 for his first round knockout of UFC vet Keith Jardine. The complete fighter salaries are as follows:

MAIN CARD (Showtime)

Luke Rockhold ($90,000) includes $25,000 win bonus

def. Keith Jardone ($30,000)

Robbie Lawler ($150,000) no win bonus

def. Adlan Amagov ($10,000)

Mo Lawal ($95,000) includes $15,000 win bonus

def. Lorenz Larkin ($17,000)

Tyron Woodley ($60,000) includes $30,000 win bonus

def. Jordan Mein ($9,000)

Tarec Saffiedine ($31,000) includes $15,500 win bonus

def. Tyler Stinson ($4,000)

PRELIMINARY CARD (Showtime Extreme)

Nah-Shon Burrell ($8,000) includes $4,000 win bonus

def. James Terry ($9,000)

Gian Villante ($20,000) includes $10,000 win bonus

def. Trevor Smith ($4,000)

Ricky Legere ($10,000) includes $5,000 win bonus

def. Chris Spang ($6,000)

Estevan Payan ($8,000) includes $4,000 win bonus

def. Alonzo Martinez ($5,000)

Disclaimer: The fighter salaries listed above do not include money fighters may earn through sponsorships or possible fight night performance bonuses. The numbers also do not reflect expenses fighters may have to pay out in taxes, license fees or otherwise.

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