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The California Athletic Commission did not only release the list of salaries and bonuses from the Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg but also the medical suspensions orders.
This past weekened’s “Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg” event, Nick Diaz emerged once more as a champion in the welterweight division against Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos. However, just like any MMA fight night we’re seeing injured fighter worthy of a medical rest. For the Saturday event, we’ll be seeing eight fighters and three face layoffs for six months and more.
Facing the extended suspensions are Robbie Lawler (foot), Nate Moore (wrist) and Nathan Coy (precautionary reasons) from the California State Athletic Commission.
“Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg” took place Jan. 29 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., and aired on Showtime.Read the rest of the article »
Strikeforce's welterweight champion Nick Diaz leads the took home the title plus a whooping $150,000.
The Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Cyborg event in San Jose, California concluded last Saturday with a blast. It gave honor to Nick Diaz by winning via submission versus contender Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos. Naturally, the victory means cold cash bonus.
The California State Athletic Commission has finally released the final number of bonuses for the fight. This numbers denotes salaries and gate receipts from the January 29 event.
All in all, the total number of fans who attended the event is 9,059 with gate receipts totaling $533,214.50.
The commission also gave out fighter salary distribution for the fighters. Welterweight champ Nick Diaz lead the financial stability with a whooping $150,000.Read the rest of the article »
The champion speaks of his victory.
Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz successfully defended his title against contender Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos last Saturday night. After the fight, he welcomed the media forwith an interview. He spoke about his future, his victory, Paul Daley and Scott Smith.
Diaz won via submission. Post-fight interview included after the jump.Read the rest of the article »
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