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Josh Barnett tops Strikeforce Grand Prix Final payroll

Josh Barnett may not have come out with a win inside the ring this past Saturday night but he definitely scored a victory when it came to the size of his paycheck. Despite losing to Daniel Cormier at the Strikeforce Grand Prix Final, “The Warmaster” still picked up an event-high $200,000.

Comparably, Cormier earned $100,000 including a $50,000 win bonus, while Strikeforce lightweight champ Gilbert Melendez took home $175,000.

The figures were confirmed by MMAWeekly with the California State Athletic Commission.

Read below for a full rundown of salary information:

• Daniel Cormier: $100,000 (includes $ 50,000 win bonus)
• Josh Barnett: $200,000
• Gilbert Melendez: $ 175,000 (no win bonus)
• Josh Thomson: $90,000
• Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante: $66,000 (includes $33,000 win bonus)
• Mike Kyle: $25,000
• Chris Spang: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
• Nah-Shon Burrell: $7,000
• Isaac Vallie–Flagg: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
• Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante: $18,000
• Carlos Inocente: $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus)
• Virgil Zwicker: $3,000
• Gian Villante: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
• Derrick Mehman: $3,000
• Quinn Mulhern: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
• Yuri Villefort: $2,500
• Bobby Green: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
• James Terry: $9,000

PHOTO CREDIT – STRIKEFORCE