Strikeforce salaries and payouts for 'Barnett vs Kharitonov' event fighters

Strikeforce salaries and payouts for those who competed at the "Barnett vs. Kharitonov" Showtime event back on Sept. 10, 2011, were released today by the Ohio Athletic Commission.

As expected, heavyweight "Warmaster" Josh Barnett was the top earner of the night, bankrolling a crisp $150,000 for smashing the grand prix dreams of Russian striker Sergei Kharitonov, who earned an impressive $100,000 in defeat.

Also making it rain is Daniel Cormier, who has 100,000 reasons to be happy after beating the snot out of Brazilian "Bigfoot" Antonio Silva, who will not advance to the tournament final but has 100k and a year's supply of Turtle Wax for being a contestant.

But that's not all.

Here are the complete Strikeforce salaries and payouts for last Saturday's event, which racked up $942,000 in disclosed payroll expenses for the promotion's trip to "Queen City."

Josh Barnett: $150,000 (no win bonus)
Sergei Kharitonov: $100,000
Barnett def. Kharitonov via submission (arm-triangle choke)

Daniel Cormier: $100,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 to win)
Antonio Silva: $100,000
Cormier def. Silva via knockout

Luke Rockhold: $50,000 ($25,000 to show, $25,000 to win)
Ronaldo Souza: $70,000
Rockhold def. Souza via unanimous decision

Muhammed Lawal: $85,000 (no win bonus)
Roger Gracie: $80,000
Lawal def. Gracie via knockout

Pat Healy: $17,500 ($12,500 to show, $5,000 to win)
Maximo Blanco: $13,000
Healy def. Blanco via submission (rear naked choke)

Mike Kyle: $44,000 ($22,000 to show, $22,000 to win)
Marcos Rogerio de Lima: $5,000
Kyle def. Lima via unanimous decision

Rafael Cavalcante: $60,000 ($30,000 to show, $30,000 to win)
Yoel Romero: $10,000
Cavalcante def. Romero via knockout

Jordan Mein: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Evangelista Santos: $20,000
Mein def. Santos via technical knockout

Alexis Davis: $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Amanda Nunes: $7,500
Davis def. Nunes via technical knockout

Dominique Steele: $5,000 ($2,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Chris Mierzwiak: $3,000
Steele def. Mierzwiak via unanimous decision

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

For complete results and coverage of Strikeforce: "Barnett vs. Kharitonov" click here and here.

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