1/1 MMA News and Notes (Kimbo Slice update)
Jan 1, 2012 - by Alex Peredo
~ Lightweight Bobby Green (17-5 MMA, 2-1 SF) has been forced out of a lightweight bout with Alonzo Martinez (35-15-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) at Friday’s “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” event. The event occurs at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
~ Brazilian Charles Oliveira (14-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and newcomer Eric Wisely (19-6 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will collide in a preliminary featherweight contest at UFC on FOX 2. The event takes place Jan. 28 at United Center in Chicago.
~ The full list of UFC 141′s disclosed paydays included:
Alistair Overeem: $385,714.28 (includes $121,428.57 win bonus) def. Brock Lesnar: $400,000
Nate Diaz: $74,000 (includes $37,000 win bonus) def. Donald Cerrone: $30,000
Johny Hendricks: $52,000 (includes $26,000 win bonus) def. Jon Fitch: $60,000
Alexander Gustafsson: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus) def. Vladimir Matyushenko: $40,000
Jim Hettes: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Nam Phan: $8,000
Ross Pearson: $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Junior Assuncao: $8,000
Danny Castillo: $38,000 (includes $19,000 win bonus) def. Anthony Njokuani: $12,000
Dong Hyun Kim: $82,000 (includes $41,000 win bonus) def. Sean Pierson: $8,000
Jacob Volkmann: $32,000 (includes $16,000 win bonus) def. Efrain Escudero: $10,000
Diego Nunes: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Manny Gamburyan: $18,000
~ UFC heavyweight veteran Kevin Ferguson, 37, otherwise known as Kimbo Slice, is now 3-0 on his professional boxing career after defeating Charles Hackmann, a debuting fighter who also works as a fitness trainer. Slice won the four round affair with the scores 39-37 across the board.