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Strikeforce: Rousey Vs. Kaufman Salaries Released; Ronaldo Souza Tops Charts

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza earned nearly $100,000 for his knockout victory over Derek Brunson this past weekend at Strikeforce: Rousey vs. Kaufman.

Souza, who likely placed himself in a future Strikeforce middleweight championship match, picked up $94,000. Included in that total was a win bonus of $22,000.

Ronda Rousey, who successfully defended her Strikeforce bantamweight title with a first round submission victory over Sarah Kaufman, earned $40,000.

The numbers, which were released to by the California Athletic Commission, do not include any type of locker room or sponsorship money.


Ronda Rousey: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus)

Sarah Kaufman: $17,000

Ronaldo Jacare Souza: $94,000 (includes $22,000 win bonus)

Derek Brunson: $13,000

Tarec Saffiedine: $35,000 (includes $17,500 win bonus)

Roger Bowling: $10,000

Anthony Smith: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)

Lumumba Sayers: $7,000

Ovince St. Preux: $34,000 (includes $17,000 win bonus)

T.J. Cook: $3,000

Miesha Tate: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus)

Julie Kedzie: $5,000

Adlan Amagov: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)

Keith Berry: $2,000

Germaine de Randamie: $15,000 (includes $7,500 win bonus)

Hiroko Yamanaka: $8,000

Bobby Green: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)

Matt Ricehouse: $5,000

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