Strikeforce: Challengers 10 Official Salaries, Injuries and Medical Suspensions

The Arizona State Boxing Commission has released the salaries, injuries and medical suspensions issued for Friday’s Strikeforce: Challengers 10 event.

The women’s tournament winner, Miesha Tate pocketed a total of $18,000 for her efforts on the night, with MMA veteran, Joe Riggs earning $15,000. Ryan Couture, earned himself $3,000 for his seventy five second night.

These numbers are simply base salaries reported to the commission and do not represent the total amounts earned by each fighter.

The Official Salaries, Injuries and Medical Suspensions:

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

Miesha Tate: $18,000*
def. Hitomi Akano: $4,900#

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

Hitomi Akano: see above
def. Carina Damm: $2,100

Miesha Tate: see above
def. Maiju Kujala: $1,750

Liz Carmouche: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
def. Colleen Schneider: $1,000

Chris Gruetzemacher: $2,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus)
def. Ryan Diaz: $500

Jason Richey def. Edmund Xehili^
Joel Champion def. Sean Scott^
Rob Anderson def. Alonzo Fears^
Andres Acuna def. Edwin Louis^
Frankie Saenz def. Jace Crawford^

+ – $8,000 ($4,000 to show/$4,000 win bonus) for semis and $10,000 ($5,000/$5,000) for finale
# – $2,800 for semis ($1,400/$1,400) and $2,100 for finale
^ – Amateur bout

Colleen Schneider: Suspended for 30 days due to a cut
Sean Scott: Suspended for 60 days for precautionary reasons
Jason Richey: Suspended for 60 days due to a possible concussion
Ryan Diaz: Suspended 30 days due to a cut

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