Strikeforce payouts and salaries for Challengers 19 event on Sept. 23


Strikeforce Challengers 19: "Larkin vs. Rossborough" went down last Friday night (Sept. 23, 2011) from "The Pearl" at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Now that the dust has settled, it's time for these guys to get paid.

Up-and-coming light heavyweight prospect Lorenz Larkin was one of the top earners of the night, banking $10,000 for outpointing Nick Rossborough in the "Sin City" main event.

Rounding out the three-way tie for biggest bankroll was Ryan Couture and Lavar Johnson. Lil' Naytch had the majority on his side in a tough win over Maka Watson while "Big" came up small against Shawn Jordan, tapping out to a keylock midway through the second stanza.

But that's not all.

Here are the complete salaries and payouts for Strikeforce Challengers 19: "Larkin vs. Rossborough:"

Lorenz Larkin $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Nick Rossborough $3,000
Larkin def. Rossborough via unanimous decision

Shawn Jordan $4,000 (no win bonus)
Lavar Johnson $10,000
Jordan def. Johnson via submission (keylock)

Ryan Couture $10,000 (no win bonus)
Maka Watson $2,000
Couture def. Watson via via majority decision

Jason High $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Todd Moore $4,000
High def. Moore via unanimous decision

Brian Melancon $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Felipe Portela $2,000
Melanoon def. Portela via unanimous decision

James Terry $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Magno Almeida $2,000
Terry def. Almeida via TKO (punches)

Bobby Green $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Charon Spain $3,000
Green def. Spain via submission (arm-triangle choke)

Chris Spang $5,000 ($3,000 to show, $2,000 to win)
Joe Ray $2,000
Spang def. Ray via unanimous decision

Quinn Mulhern $4,600 ($2,100 to show, $2,500 to win)
Danny Davis $2,900
Mulhern def. Davis via submission (arm-triangle choke); however, Mullhern forks over $400 of his $2,500 show money for missing weight.

The total disclosed payroll for Strikeforce Challengers 19: "Larkin vs. Rossborough" was $92,500.

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 Strikeforce Challengers 19 results and detailed blow-by-blow commentary of all the main card action click here and here.

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