WEC 42 Salaries Announced

Written by 5thRound.com Staff
August 10th, 2009

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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