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Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman Complete Fighter Salaries Breakdown

Salaries for fighters who competed on this past Saturday's Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman event were released to Monday. Former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza walked away with the biggest paycheck.

Souza, who defeated Derek Brunson via knockout, earned $94,000. Included in that total was a $22,000 win bonus. Brunson earned $13,000.

Main event fighter Ronda Rousey, who defended her Strikeforce bantamweight title over Sarah Kaufman, picked up $40,000 including a $20,000 win bonus. Kaufman earned $17,000.

As is always the case, these reported figures do not include any sponsor, locker room or any other kind of money offered to the fighter. These are just the reported figures to the California Athletic Commission.


Ronda Rousey: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Sarah Kaufman: $17,000

Ronaldo Jacare Souza: $94,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)

Derek Brunson: $13,000

Tarec Saffiedine: $35,000 (includes $17,500 win bonus)

Roger Bowling: $10,000

Anthony Smith: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)

Lumumba Sayers: $7,000

Ovince St. Preux: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)

T.J. Cook: $3,000

Miesha Tate: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)

Julie Kedzie: $5,000

Adlan Amagov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Keith Berry: $2,000

Germaine de Randamie: $15,000 (includes $7,500 win bonus)

Hiroko Yamanaka: $8,000

Bobby Green: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Matt Ricehouse: $5,000

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