twitter google

Strikeforce Challengers 10 Fighter Payouts & Ratings

MoneyThe ASBC has released the fighter payouts for Strikeforce Challengers 10. Keep in mind, these figures represent the base contracted pay the fighter receives from the promotion. These figures do not include any additional bonuses or sponsorship money, which in many cases exceeds a fighter’s base pay. These numbers also do not account for taxes, insurance, and license fees.

Miesha Tate came away from Strikeforce Challengers 10 with the women’s welterweight tournament crown and the biggest paycheck of the evening. Tate earned a total of $18,000 for her duel wins over Maiju Kujala and Hitomi Akano. Joe Riggs was close behind with a $15,000 payday in the main event while Ryan Couture earned $3,000 for his first professional fight. That’s 1.2% of the disclosed paycheck his father Randy last earned at UFC 109 ($250,000) if anyone’s wondering.

The ratings for Strikeforce Challengers 10 are also in. The event attracted an average audience of 237,000 viewers on Showtime, and oddly peaked at 280,000 viewers during the Liz Carmouche vs. Colleen Schneider tournament reserve fight. SF Challengers 10 fell behind SF Challengers 7 (316,000 during free preview weekend) and SF Challengers 8 (249,000) but ahead of SF Challengers 9 (197,000)  and SF Challengers 6 (189,000) in average viewership.

Payouts

Courtesy of MMA Junkie:

  • Joe Riggs: $15,000
    Louis Taylor: $2,000
  • Miesha Tate: $8,000 ($4k + $4k win bonus)
    Hitomi Akano: $2,100
  • Ryan Couture: $3,000
    Lucas Stark: $1,000
  • Hitomi Akano: $2,800 ($1.4k + $1.4k)
    Carina Damm: $2,100
  • Miesha Tate: $10,000 ($5k + $5k)
    Maiju Kujala: $1,750
  • Liz Carmouche: $2,000 ($1k + $1k)
    Colleen Schneider: $1,000
  • Chris Gruetzemacher: $2,000 ($1k + $1k)
    Ryan Diaz: $500

Total Payout

A disclosed total of $53,250 was paid out to the fighters.

Joe Riggs: $15,000
Louis Taylor: $2,000

Miesha Tate: $8,000
($4k + $4k)
Hitomi Akano: $2,100

Ryan Couture: $3,000
Lucas Stark: $1,000

Hitomi Akano: $2,800 ($1.4k + $1.4k)
Carina Damm: $2,100

Miesha Tate: $10,000 ($5k + $5k)
Maiju Kujala: $1,750

Liz Carmouche: $2,000 ($1k + $1k)
Colleen Schneider: $1,000

Chris Gruetzemacher: $2,000 ($1k + $1k)
Ryan Diaz: $500

  • Neal And Bob

    Whoa!!!! Some fighters make more than all of them combined! LOL.

Follow MMAConvert

Fight Cards

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler ll

Event Date: December 6, 2014
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale

Event Date: December 12, 2014
Broadcast: FOX Sports 1

UFC on FOX 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic

Event Date: December 13, 2014
Broadcast: FOX

UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway

Event Date: December 20, 2014
Broadcast: FOX Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier

Event Date: January 3, 2015
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass

UFC Fight Night 59: McGregor vs. Siver

Event Date: January 18, 2015
Broadcast: Fox Sports 1, UFC Fight Pass