Headliners Renato “Babalu” Sobral ($100,000) and Robbie Lawler ($85,000) topped the $295,000 payroll for last Wednesday’s “Strikeforce: Los Angeles” event, while four fighters, including Sobral, were issued medical suspensions following their bouts on the six-fight card.
The California State Athletic Commission has released the official fighter salaries and medical suspensions for the event, which aired on Showtime from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
“Strikeforce: Los Angeles” Fighter Salaries
- Renalto “Babalu” Sobral: $100,000 def. Robbie Lawler: $85,000
- Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos: $10,000 def. Marius Zaromskis: $5,000
- Tim Kennedy: $30,000 def. Trevor Prangley: $30,000
- KJ Noons: $25,000 def. Conor Heun: $4,000
- Hugo Sandoval: $1,500 def. Marcus Kowal: $1,000
- Jeremy Umphries: $1,500 def. RJ Clifford: $2,000
“Strikeforce: Los Angeles” Medical Suspensions
- Renato “Babalu” Sobral: Suspended 60 days for left eyebrow cut suffered in decision win over Robbie Lawler
- Marius Zaromskis: Suspended 45 days after suffering first-round knockout to Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos
- Conor Huen: Suspended 60 days for cuts on both eyebrows and cheeks suffered in split decision loss to KJ Noons
- Marcus Kowal: Suspended 180 days or until cleared by doctor for possible left knee injury; minimum 45 day suspension
Pictured: Renato “Babalu” Sobral