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12/21/11 10:14:55AM
Gilbert Melendez: $150,000 (no win bonus)
Jorge Masvidal: $23,000
Melendez defeated Masvidal via unanimous decision

Cristiane Santos: $66,000 ($33,000 to show, $33,000 to win)
Hiroko Yamanaka: $8,000
Santos defeated Yamanaka via knockout in round one

Gegard Mousasi: $150,000 (no win bonus)
Ovince St. Preux: $17,000
Mousasi defeated St. Preux via unanimous decision

KJ Noons: $ 65,000 ($35,000 to show, $30,000 to win)
Billy Evangelista: $20,000
Noons defeated Evangelista via unanimous decision

Caros Fodor: $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 to win)
Justin Wilcox: $12,000
Fodor defeated Wilcox via knockout in round one

Roger Bowling: $14,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 to win)
Jerron Peoples: $2,000
Bowling defeated Peoples via knockout in round one

Devin Cole: $12,000 ($6,000 to show, $6,000 to win)
Gabriel Salinas: $3,000
Cole defeated Salinas-Jones via unanimous decision

Eddie Mendez: $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Fernando Gonzalez: $3,000
Mendez defeated Gonzalez via split decision

Herman Terrado: $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Chris Brown: $3,000
Terrado defeated Brown via submission (armbar) in round three

12/21/11 4:33:31PM
Looks like these fighters are making more in Strikeforce than they would in the UFC.

No reason to even make the transition financially anyhow.
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