Strikeforce/M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Werdum Official Salaries, Injuries, and Medical Suspensions

WAMMA heavyweight champion, Fedor Emelianenko earned the highest following this Saturday’s Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum event in San Jose, California, bringing home $400,000 despite tapping out after just sixty seven seconds into the fight. Fabricio Werdum, who defeated Fedor and former middleweight champion, Cung Le both grossed $100,000 each.

The list of medical suspensions have been issued today by the California State Athletic Commission with Jan Finney coming out with the longest of all fighters involved.

Finney will be out for up to 180 days pending a physician’s clearance due to multiple facial injuries. Other main card fighters included Scott Smith and Josh Thomson.

Here’s the complete lists of salaries, injuries, and medical suspensions:

Fabricio Werdum: $100,000 def. Fedor Emelianenko: $400,000
Cung Le: $100,000 def. Scott Smith: $55,000
Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos: $35,000 (includes $15,000 win bonus and $5,000 champion bonus) def. Jan Finney: $6,000
Josh Thomson: $60,000 def. Pat Healy: $8,000
Chris Cope: $3,000 (includes $1,000 win bonus) def. Ron Keslar: $1,500
Brett Bergmark: $3,000 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Vagner Rocha: $2,500
Yancey Medeiros: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus) def. Gareth Joseph: $2,000
Bobby Stack: $2,800 (includes $1,500 win bonus) def. Derrick Burnsed: $2,000

Gareth Joseph: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons pending a new physical.

Ron Keslar: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons pending a new physical.

Josh Thomson: Suspended 180 days (180 days no contact) for a rib fracture pending physician’s clearance.

Jan Finney: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for knockout loss pending a new physical. Additional suspensions of 60/60 for right facial lacerations and 180/180 for orbital fracture pending physician’s clearance.

Scott Smith: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for knockout loss pending a new physical. Additional suspension of 60/60 for left facial laceration pending physician’s clearance.

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