Each day, The MMA Corner will provide a recap of event results, weigh-in results, suspensions, and salaries from throughout the world of MMA.

UFC Live 4 Medical Suspensions

Compared to the long lists of some recent events, UFC Live 4’s medical suspensions were minimal.  The full list is as follows:

  • 60 Days: Pat Barry, Christian Morecraft, Nik Lentz
  • 45 Days: Matt Grice
  • 30 Days: Edward Faaloloto
SOURCE: MMA Weekly
UFC Live 4 averages 744,000 viewers

The June 26 event saw a slight up-tick in viewers after UFC Live 3 averaged just 681,000.

SOURCE: MMA Junkie
UFC 131 Drug Tests come back clean

The five fighters – Krzysztof Soszynski, Nick Ring, Dave Herman, Donald Cerrone, and Junior dos Santos – selected for testing at UFC 131 by the Vancouver Athletic Commission all came back with no prohibited substances in any of the samples collected.

SOURCE: MMA Weekly
Strikeforce Challengers 16 Salaries

Main-eventer Caros Fodor topped the $87,000 payroll by taking home $16,000.  The full list of fighter salaries is as follows:

  • Caros Fodor: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
  • James Terry: $4,000
  • Matt Ricehouse: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
  • Ryan Couture: $10,000
  • Lorenz Larkin: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus)
  • Gian Villante: $5,000
  • Jason High: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
  • Quinn Mulhern: $2,500
  • Julia Budd: $5,000 ($2,500 win bonus)
  • Germaine de Randamie: $2,500
  • Derek Brunson: $5,000 ($2,500 win bonus)
  • Jeremy Hamilton: $2,000
  • Eduardo Pamplona: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
  • Jerron Peoples: $3,000
  • Trevor Smith: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
  • Keith Berry: $2,000
SOURCE: MMA Junkie
Strikeforce Challengers 16 Attendance and Live Gate Numbers

Strikeforce Challengers 16 drew 1,901 attendees for a live gate of $42,725.

SOURCE: MMA Junkie
Strikeforce Challengers 16 Medical Suspensions

All fighters from Strikeforce Challengers 16 received at least a precuationary seven-day suspension.  Fighters receiving longer suspensions include:

  • 60 Days: Jerron Peoples
  • 28 Days: James Terry, Quinn Mulhern, Jeremy Hamilton
  • 21 Days: Jason High
SOURCE: MMA Weekly
Strikeforce Challengers 16 ratings stay steady

The Strikeforce Challengers series has been averaging 211,750 viewers over its last four broadcasts.  Challengers 16 remained in line with those figures, drawing 210,000 viewers.

SOURCE: MMA Junkie
Bellator 46 ratings drop off from previous two events

The first event in Bellator’s Summer Series couldn’t maintain the high ratings of Bellator 44 and Bellator 45, but it did fall in line with the promotion’s other nine events from the fourth season.  Bellator 46 drew an average of 185,000 viewers during its broadcast on MTV2.

SOURCE: MMA Junkie

Photo: Dana White separates Pat Barry (r) and Cheick Kongo (Tracy Lee/Combat Lifestyle)