Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum
|Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum|
A poster or logo for Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum.
|Date||June 26, 2010|
|City||San Jose, California, United States|
|Total gate||$1,066,739 |
Josh Thomson was originally set to face Lyle Beerbohm at this event. On May 21, Thomson announced that Beerbohm was injured in his previous fight with Vitor Ribeiro, and will be replaced. Pat Healy ended up facing Thomson.
M-1 Global fighter Magomed Shikhshabekov was scheduled to face American Kickboxing Academy fighter Ron Keslar. However, Shikhshabekov was forced off the card due to visa issues, and was replaced by Chris Cope.
|Heavyweight||Fabrício Werdum||def.||Fedor Emelianenko||Submission (triangle armbar)||1||1:09|
|Women's Featherweight||Cristiane Santos (c)||def.||Jan Finney||TKO (knee to the body)||2||2:56||[a]|
|Middleweight||Cung Le||def.||Scott Smith||KO (spinning back kick and punches)||2||1:46|
|Lightweight||Josh Thomson||def.||Pat Healy||Submission (rear-naked choke)||3||4:27|
|Lightweight||Bobby Stack||def.||Derrick Burnsed||Decision (split) (29–28, 27–30, 29–28)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Yancy Medeiros||def.||Gareth Joseph||KO (punches)||2||1:19|
|Welterweight||Bret Bergmark||def.||Vagner Rocha||Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–26)||3||5:00|
|Middleweight||Chris Cope||def.||Ron Keslar||TKO (head kick and punches)||2||4:32|
- For the Women's Featherweight Championship. Santos was docked one point for punching Finney in the back of the head.
The following is a list of fighter salaries as provided by the California State Athletic Commission. The figures do not include deductions for items such as insurance, licenses and taxes. Additionally, the figures do not include money paid by sponsors, which can often be a substantial portion of a fighter's income.
- Fabrício Werdum: $100,000 (no win bonus) def. Fedor Emelianenko: $400,000
- Cung Le: $100,000 (no win bonus) def. Scott Smith: $55,000
- Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos: $35,000 ($15,000 win bonus plus $5,000 champion bonus) def. Jan Finney: $6,000
- Josh Thomson: $60,000 (no win bonus) def. Pat Healy: $8,000
- Chris Cope: $3,000 ($1,000 win bonus) def. Ron Keslar: $1,500
- Bret Bergmark: $3,000 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Vagner Rocha: $2,500
- Yancy Medeiros: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus) def. Gareth Joseph: $2,000
- Bobby Stack: $2,800 ($1,500 win bonus) def. Derrick Burnsed: $2,000
Strikeforce commentator, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion, and former King of Pancrase, Frank Shamrock announced his retirement from Mixed Martial Arts at this event.
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- "Strikeforce.com: FEDOR RETURNS JUNE 26 LIVE ON SHOWTIME". strikeforce.com. 2010-06-26.
- "JOSH THOMSON PLANS JUNE 26 ON FEDOR FIGHT CARD". mmaweekly.com. 2010-05-13.
- "M-1 Global: Ron Keslar vs. Magomed Shikshabekov added to "Fedor vs. Rogers"". mmajunkie.com. 2010-06-03.
- "Magomed Shikshabekov Out of Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum Due to Visa Problems". bloodyelbow.com. 2010-06-21.
- ""Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum" fighter salaries: Emelianenko tops $789K payroll". 2010-06-28.