Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg Fighter Salaries: Nick Diaz Earns $150,000

The Strikeforce fighter salaries for Saturday's Diaz vs. Cyborg event are out and Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz was by far the highest earner.

According to the California athletic commission, Diaz took home $150,000 with no win bonus for his second-round submission win over Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos, who earned $20,000.

Middleweight champion Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza picked up $70,000 and another $15,000 as a win bonus for his third-round submission over Robbie Lawler, $65,000.

The rest of the salaries are below.

The event drew 9,059 in attendance for a gross gate of $533,214.50.

Showtime Bouts
Nick Diaz, $150,000 def. Evangelista Cyborg, $20,000
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza, $70,000 + $15,000 win bonus = $85,000 def. Robbie Lawler, $65,000
Herschel Walker, $5,000 def. Scott Carson, $5,000
Roger Gracie, $75,000 def. Trevor Prangley, $30,000

Preliminary Pro Bouts
Nate Moore, $2,000 + $2,000 win bonus = $4,000 def. Nathan Coy, $3,000
Isaiah Hill, $1,500 + $1,500 win bonus = $3,000 def. Bobby Stack, $1,500
Ron Keslar, $1,500 + $1,500 win bonus = $3,000 def. Eric Lawson, $1,500
Germaine De Randamie, $2,000 + $1,000 win bonus = $3,000 def. Stephanie Webber, $1,000
James Terry, $1,500 + $1,500 win bonus = $3,000 def. Lucas Gamaza, $1,500
Jenny Castillo, $1,500 + $1,500 win bonus = $3,000 def. Charlene Gellner, $1,000

Preliminary Amateur Bouts
Anthony Dariano, $0 def. Alan Perez, $0
Ricky Jackson, $0 def. Niko Jackson, $0
Armin Safiari, $0 def. Sam Bracamonte, $0

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