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Strikeforce Challengers 11 Fighter Salaries

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

Bobby Voelker and Roger Bowling throwing down.

Bobby Voelker and Roger Bowling throwing down.

The Strikeforce Challengers 11 fighter salaries were released on Tuesday by officials at the California State Athletic Commission.

The main event featured Bobby Voelker defeating Roger Bowling in a rematch of their fight earlier this year. The event took place on Friday, Oct. 22, at the Savemart Center in Fresno, Calif., before 3,656 fans.

The following figures are based on the fighter salary information that promoters are required by law to submit to the state athletic commissions, including the winners’ bonuses. Any undisclosed bonuses that a promoter also pays its fighters, but does not disclose to the athletic commissions (such as pay-per-view bonuses), are not included in the figures below.

The fighter payroll for Strikeforce totaled $55,000 with promotional regulars Lavar Johnson and Billy Evangelista topped the list at $10,000 each.

Bobby Voelker: $9,000 (includes $4,500 win bonus) def. Roger Bowling: $3,500
Lavar Johnson: $10,000 (no win bonus) def. Virgil Zwicker: $3,000
Billy Evangelista: $10,000 (no win bonus) def. Waachiim Spirt Wolf: $2,000
Julia Budd: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Shana Olsen: $3,000
John Devine: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus) def. Brandon Cash: $3,000
David Douglas: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Dominic Clark: $1,500

Strikeforce Challengers 11 Disclosed Fighter Payroll: $55,000

  • UFCjunky

    Strikeforce gona be bigger than UFC?

  • God

    I think these fighters should be better compensated for their efforts. It takes a lot of effort to fight like they do.