WEC 42 Salaries Announced

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 10th, 2009
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission has just announced the salaries for all of the participants in yesterday’s WEC 42 event inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. It was a win/win fight for Brian Bowles as he pocketed a total of $28,000 en route to capturing the bantamweight crown.

The total disclosed payroll for the show was $235,500. Here is the breakdown of every contestant’s payday:

Brian Bowles: $28,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) def. Miguel Torres: $26,000#

Dominick Cruz: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Joseph Benavidez: $12,500*

Danny Castillo: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Ricardo Lamas: $4,000

Takeya Mizugaki: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Jeff Curran: $8,000

Leonard Garcia: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus) def. Jameel Massouh: $3,000

Cole Province: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus) def. Fredson Paixao: $2,000

Shane Roller: $21,200 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. Marcus Hicks: $6,800^

Ed Ratcliff: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus) def. Phil Cardella: $3,000

Rani Yahya: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. John Hosman: $3,000>

Diego Nunes: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus) def. Rafael Dias: $4,000

L.C. Davis: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus) def. Javier Vazquez: $6,000

* – Fight of the Night:

Dominick Cruz and Joseph Benavidez ($10,000/each)

# – Knockout of the Night:

Brian Bowles ($10,000)

> – Submission of the Night:

Rani Yahya ($10,000)

^ – Roller was slated to make $10,000 to show, while Hicks was scheduled to make $8,000. After Hicks was unable to make the 156 pound maximum at Saturday’s weigh-ins, the two parties agreed to a catchweight bout of 159 pounds, however Hicks was forced to fork over 15% of his cheddar.

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