Sean Salmon Fined By The Ohio Athletic Commission For Throwing A Fight

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Former UFC fighter Sean Salmon gets suspended one year and fined $2,500 by the Ohio Athletic Commission (OAC) for “not fighting to the best of his ability” and “conduct detrimental to the sport”. Salmon’s fine came after he posted a blog on MMAJunkie, where he stated,

“He went for an armbar, I defended it (only to prove to myself that he couldn’t get it), and then I put my arm back in to give him the win so that I could return to England, healthy … Just so you all know, that is the most embarrassing thing that I have ever admitted out loud.”

Sean Salmon lost the fight to Allan Weickert by armbar submission at NAAFS Fight Nite in the Flats 5 on June 6th in Ohio.

Night Of Combat II Results

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Night of Combat II results

-Ryan Hass defeats Ian Omalza by submission (Armbar) at 3:09 of R1.
-Elena Reid defeats Stephanie Palmer by TKO (Punch) at 0:53 of R1.
-Patrick “Kui” Gonsalves defeats Shawn David by submission (Kimura) at 3:51 of R2.
-Jonathan Mix defeats John Halverson by TKO (strikes) at 4:25 of R1.
-Josh Haynes defeats Sean Salmon by submission (achilles lock) at 2:49 of R2.
-John Alessio defeats Gideon Rayby TKO (Strikes) at 0:45 of R1.
-Mike Pyle defeats Brian Gassaway by submission (Armbar) at 4:21 of R1.
-Jay Hieron defeats Chris Kennedy by unanimous decision.
-Hector Ramirez defeats Rick Roufus by unanimous decision.

Strikeforce Tournament Fighter Payouts

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Strikeforce Tournament Salaries

Cung Le: $50,000
Trevor Prangley: $30,000
Alistair Overeem: $30,000
Brian Schwartz: $30,000
Falaniko Vitale: $20,000
Paul Buentello: $20,000
Jorge Santiago: $15,000
Sam Morgan: $10,000
Bobby Southworth: $10,000
Luke Stewart: $10,000
Dennis Hallman: $10,000
Alexander Crispin: $6,500
Sean Salmon: $5,000
Eric Lawson: $5,000
Jeremiah Metcalf: $5,000
Anthony Figueroa: $4,000
Anthony Ruiz: $3,500
Clint Coronel: $3,000
Lemont Davis: $2,000
Bryson Kamaka: $1,500
Josh Neal: $1,500
Chris Drumm: $1,000
Evan Esguerra: $1,000
Pete Sabala: $1,000

Total Attendance: 7,249, 5,621 paid
Total Earnings: $387,685
Total Fighter Payout: $275,000.