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Strikeforce Challengers 18 Salaries: Healy, Villante Top Payroll With $10,000

Salaries for Strikeforce Challengers 18 were released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission early Monday morning. The total disclosed payroll for the event was $92,000, according to reports.

Pat Healy and Gian Villante topped the salary list with reported earnings of $10,000 apiece -- both in part to receiving $5,000 win bonuses for their performances.

A 28-year-old veteran of the UFC and WEC, Healy defeated Eric Wisely via unanimous decision on the event's main card. Villante, a 25-year-old former professional football prospect, bested Keith Berry via unanimous decision on the night's undercard.

Strikeforce Challengers 18 was held August 12th at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, and aired live on Showtime. It was headlined by a lightweight contest between Joe Duarte and Jorge Gurgel. Duarte defeated the UFC veteran via unanimous decision.

The full payroll for Strikeforce Challengers 18 is listed below, though it should be noted that all figures do not include sponsorship earnings or special Zuffa bonuses.

Joe Duarte: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
Jorge Gurgel: $5,000
Nate James: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
Danillo Villefort: $5,000
Pat Healy: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
Eric Wisely: $3,000
Ronda Rousey: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus)
Sarah D'Alelio: $5,000
Derrick Mehmen: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
Roy Jones: $2,000
Gian Villante: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
Keith Berry: $2,000
Nah-Shon Burrell: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
Lukasz Les: $2,500
Mike Bronzoulis: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
Chad Leonhardt: $2,500
Milton Vieira: $5,000 ($2,500 win bonus)
Sterling Ford: $4,000