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.
Pictured: Dan Henderson