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Dan Henderson’s $250K Tops “Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson” Fighter Salaries

New Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Dan Henderson earned $250,000 for his win over former title-holder Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante in Saturday’s main event to top the official “Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson” fighter salaries.

The Showtime-televised event took place in Columbus, Ohio and also featured wins by women’s welterweight champ Marloes Coenen ($10,000), Tim Kennedy ($50,000), and Jorge Masvidal ($30,000).

The “Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson” main card salaries were:

  • Dan Henderson: $250,000 (no win bonus) def. Rafael “Feijao” Calvacante: $28,000
  • Marloes Coenen: $10,000 (no win bonus) def. Liz Carmouche: $5,000
  • Tim Kennedy: $50,000 (no win bonus) def. Melvin Manhoef: $10,000
  • Jorge Masvidal: $30,000 ($15,000 win bonus) def. Billy Evangelista: $20,000

The salaries above are simply those required to be reported to the athletic commission and not representative of a fighter’s total earnings.

MORE: “Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson” Results: Dan Henderson KOs Feijao to Win Title; “Strikeforce: Feijao vs Henderson” Post-Fight Press Conference News and Notes

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