Wilcox Rakes Biggest Payday at Strikeforce Challengers 15

By Mike Whitman Apr 5, 2011
Headliner Justin Wilcox (Pictured) was the big winner following his one-sided demolition of Rodrigo Damm at Strikeforce Challengers 15, as “The Silverback” took home $16,000 for his efforts Saturday night.

Damm ($15,000) found himself on the defensive early, as Wilcox stalked the Brazilian with punches while Damm valiantly but unsuccessfully attempted to take the fight to the floor. The total disclosed payroll for the event, which took place April 1 at the Stockton Arena in Stockton, Calif., was $68,500.

The co-main event of the evening was also an action-packed lightweight affair, as AMC Pankration product Caros Fodor ($10,000) disposed of Cesar Gracie pupil David Douglas ($2,500) with a variety of strikes.

Additionally, Lorenz Larkin ($4,000) impressed in his Strikeforce debut, as the athletic striker earned a TKO victory over K-1 veteran Scott Lighty ($2,000).

Strikeforce Challengers 15 Payouts:
Justin Wilcox: $16,000 (including $8,000 win bonus)
Rodrigo Damm: $15,000
David Douglas: $2,500
Caros Fodor: $10,000 (including $5,000 win bonus)
Lorenz Larkin: $4,000 (including $2,000 win bonus)
Scott Lighty: $2,000
James Terry: $6,000 (including $3,000 win bonus)
Josh Thornburg: $2,000
Damion Douglas: $2,000 (including $1,000 win bonus)
Wayne Phillips: $1,000
Anthony Avila: $1,000
Rafael Rios: $1,000
Robert Escalante: $1,000
Raul Sandoval: $1,000
Tristan Arenal: $1,000
Tom Peterson: $1,000
Adam Antolin: $1,000
Ronald Carillo: $1,000
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