Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier Salaries, Injuries and Medical Suspensions

The salary list for the recent Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier event has been released today with former UFC heavyweight champ, Josh Barnett taking home the biggest paycheck, $200,000 while the man who defeated him , Daniel Cormier, earned $150,000. Strikeforce lightweight champ, Gilbert Melendez took home $175,000.

The California State Athletic Commission have today released the list of medical suspensions following this past weekends event from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, With the main event pairing of Daniel Cormier and Josh Barnett picking up six months each away from the cage. Both men have picked up broken hands during the fight but could be back sooner should there doctor’s clear them for action. Former lightweight champion, Josh Thomson is also out for six month with a possible fracture of his left knee and right hand.

The salary list:

Daniel Cormier: $100,000 (includes $ 50,000 win bonus)

def. Josh Barnett: $200,000

Gilbert Melendez: $ 175,000 (no win bonus)

def. Josh Thomson: $90,000

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)

def. Mike Kyle: $25,000

Chris Spang: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

def. Nah-Shon Burrell: $7,000

Isaac Vallie–Flagg: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)

def. Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante: $18,000

Carlos Inocente: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)

def. Virgil Zwicker: $3,000

Gian Villante: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)

def. Derrick Mehman: $3,000

Quinn Mulhern: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

def. Yuri Villefort: $2,500

Bobby Green: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)

def. James Terry: $9,000

Medical suspensions include:

Daniel Cormier was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible right second finger fracture and 60 days unless cleared by a physician for left eyelid laceration.

Josh Barnett was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left hand fracture and 60 days unless cleared by a physician for multiple facial lacerations.

Josh Thomson was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left knee fracture and possible right hand fracture.

Isaac Valle-Flagg was suspended for 60 days unless cleared by a physician for a one-inch laceration for right south orbital area.

Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left shoulder ligament injury.

Virgil Zwicker was suspended 30 days for a hard bout and 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible left middle finger fracture.

Yuri Villefort was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible right knee ligament injury.

Bobby Green was suspended for 180 days unless cleared by a physician for possible third finger fracture on left hand.

James Terry was suspended for 60 days unless cleared by a physician for possible nasal fracture and laceration.