Even though former champ Cung Le lost his fight against Scott Smith he still came out with $150,000 to show for it. Smith only made out with $55,000 despite winning over Le.

Newly crowned Strikeforce lightweight champ Melendez on the other hand, only comes out with a $55,000 purse.

The rest of the earnings are;

Scott Smith: $55,000 (no win bonus)
vs. Cung Le via: $150,000

Gilbert Melendez: $55,000 (no win bonus)
vs. Josh Thomson: $30,000

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza: $65,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus)
vs. Matt Linland: $50,000

Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal: $20,000 ($10,000 win bonus)
vs. Mike Whitehead: $30,000

Antwain Britt: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
vs. Scott Lighty: $5,000

Justin Wilcox: $5,000 (no win bonus)
vs. Daisuke Nakamura: $200

Alex Crispim: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
vs. A.J. Fonseca: $2,000