Nick Diaz Leads Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg Fighter Salaries; Walker Earns $5,000

January 31, 2011
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Nick Diaz and Evangelista Cyborg slugging it out

Nick Diaz and Evangelista Cyborg slugging it out

The California State Athletic Commission has released the final numbers for the Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg event in San Jose, Calif., including salaries and gate receipts from the Jan. 29 card.

A total of 9,059 fans attended the Saturday night card with gate receipts totaling $533,214.50.

The commission also released all the fighter salary information for the card. Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz lead the way on the financial side of things, with former NFL veteran Herschel Walker taking a surprisingly low amount, which lends to the theory that he really is doing this just for the love of the sport.

The following are the fighter salaries for Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg.

MAIN CARD:
Nick Diaz: $150,000 (no win bonus) def. Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos: $20,000
Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza: $85,000 ($15,000 win bonus) def. Robbie Lawler: $65,000
Herschel Walker: $5,000 (no win bonus) def. Scott Carson: $5,000
Roger Gracie: $75,000 (no win bonus) def. Trevor Prangley: $30,000

PRELIMINARY CARD:
Nate Moore: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus) def. Nathan Coy: $3,000
Isaiah Hill: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Bobby Stack: $1,500
Ron Keslar $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Eric Larson: $1,500
Germaine De Randamie: $3,000 ($1,000 win bonus) def. Stephanie Webber: $1,000
James Terry: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Lucas Gamaza: $1,500
Jenna Castillo: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Charlene Gellner: $1,000

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    I’m glad to see Nick get a big pay day.