Thursday, December 22, 2011

PAYDAY: Strikeforce: Melendez vs Masvidal Salaries - Purse Amounts and Bonus Payouts for 12/17/11 on Showtime

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has released the following salary payout figures for STRIKEFORCE: MELENDEZ VS MASVIDAL, held Saturday, December 17, 2011, at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, CA.

These are the fighter purses as reported to the CSAC by the UFC. See note at bottom of this article for more details on fighter salaries.

Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez and Gegard Mousasi were the top earners of the night with their $150K pay outs. Winning fighters in RED.

Monday, December 19, 2011

RING OF FIRE 42 RESULTS: Tyler Toner Bests Nick Macias, Lacey Schuckman and Ryan Schultz Win in Denver - 12/17/11

ROF 42: WHO'S NEXT was held Saturday, December 17, 2011, at the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, a suburb of Denver.

In the main event, a literal battle of Thunder and Lightning, Thunder won. Former UFC and WEC featherweight Tyler "Thunder" Toner used his superior stand-up to outpoint fellow Coloradoan "Lightning" Nick Macias.

Lacey "The Ladie" Schuckman captured Ring of Fire's 125-pound women's title with a submission victory over the less-experienced Michelle "Bobcat" Blalock.

PANKRATION MMA: BATTLE OF EMPIRES RESULTS: Alexander Shlemenko Wins in Russia with Ricco Rodriguez - 12/17/11

The FAR EAST FEDERATION OF MODERN PANKRATION (FEFoMP) held BATTLE OF EMPIRES on Saturday, December 17, 2011, at the Platinum Arena in Khabarovsk, Russia.

Current Bellator middleweight number one contender and 2-time Bellator tournament winner Alexander "Storm" Shlemenko returned to his home country to pick up his seventh MMA victory of 2011, a unanimous decision over former UFC fighter Julio Paulino. In his last 14 fights, Shlemenko has only lost to Bellator Middleweight Champion Hector Lombard. Thanks to his recent Bellator tournament win, Storm will get a second go at Lombard in 2012.