Strikeforce: Miami Weigh-in Results, Salaries, Bonuses, and Medical Suspensions

Strikeforce: Miami Weigh-in Results

Nick Diaz (169.5) vs. Marius Zaromskis (169)
Cristiane Santos (144.5) vs. Marloes Coenen (143.75)
Greg Nagy (210.5) vs. Herschel Walker (214.25)
Robbie Lawler (185.75) vs. Melvin Manhoef (185.75)
Bobby Lashley (252.25) vs. Wes Sims (258.25)
Jay Hieron (170.25) vs. Joe Riggs (170.5)
Pablo Alfonso (139.25) vs. Marcos da Matta (139.75)
Hayder Hassan (170.5)* vs. Ryan Keenan (168)
Sabah Homasi (171.5)+ vs. John Kelly (170.5)+
Michael Byrnes (154.5)^ vs. David Zitnik (154)
David Gomez (144.5) vs. Craig Oxley (144.75)
John Clarke (169.75) vs. Joe Ray (169.75)#

* Hassan was over by 0.5 pounds, but Keenan agreed to approve the bout without penalty.
+ Homasi was over by 1.5 pounds, while Kelly was over by 0.5 pounds. Both fighters agreed to approve the bout without penalty.
^ Byrnes completely missed the official weigh-ins, but later made weight at a private weigh-in. He was fined an undisclosed amount.
# Ray did not weigh in during the official proceedings, but he did so following the conclusion of the ceremony.

Strikeforce: Miami Salaries

Nick Diaz: $100,000 (no win bonus)
def. Marius Zaromskis: $30,000

Cristiane Santos: $35,000 ($15,000 win bonus, $5,000 “championship” bonus)
def. Marloes Coenen: $2,000

Herschel Walker: $600 (no win bonus)*
def. Greg Nagy: $5,000

Robbie Lawler: $100,000 (no win bonus)
def. Melvin Manhoef: $5,000

Bobby Lashley: $50,000 (no win bonus)
def. Wes Sims: $25,000

Jay Hieron: $65,000 ($35,000 win bonus)
def. Joe Riggs: $30,000

Micahel Byrnes: $2,000 ($1,000 win bonus)
def. David Zitnik: $1,500

Joe Ray: $1,500 ($500 win bonus)
def. John Clarke: $1,000

David Gomez: $2,000 ($1,000 win bonus)
def. Craig Oxley: $1,500

Pablo Alfonso: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus)
def. Marcos DaMatta: $2,500

Hayder Hassan: $2,000 ($1,000 win bonus)
def. Ryan Keenan: $2,000

John Kelly: $2,000 ($1,000 win bonus)
def. Sabah Homasi: $1,000

* Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker was quoted as saying that Walker earned “six figures” for his fight. As a result, the majority of Walker’s pay was likely through an unreported bonus.

Note: The salaries reflect the gross amount paid to fighters before taxes, insurance, and licenses, and do not reflect potential additional income that fighters commonly derive through sponsorships or unreported “locker room” bonuses.

Strikeforce: Miami Bonuses

Not Available

Strikeforce: Miami Medical Suspensions

• Marius Zaromskis suspended 30 days
• Marloes Coenen suspended 30 days
• Greg Nagy suspended 30 days
• Wes Sims suspended 30 days
• John Clarke suspended 30 days
• Melvin Manhoef suspended 60 days
• Ryan Keenan suspended 60 days
• Craig Oxley suspended indefinitely and must have his left ACL cleared by an orthopedic doctor before returning to the cage

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