- WEC 35 FIGHTER SALARIES

August 5, 2008
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by MMAWeekly.com
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the fighter payouts for WEC 35 held at the the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas headlined by Carlos Condit and Hiromitsu Miura.

The fight card featured three title bouts where one belt changed hands and two champions defended their crowns. Lightweight titleholder Jamie Varner defended his title for the first time defeating Marcus Hicks. Welterweight champion Carlos Condit defeated Hiromitsu Miura to retain his belt while Steve Cantwell became the new WEC light heavyweight champion by defeating Brian Stann.

Along with the $230,000 payroll for bout agreements, the WEC handed out two Fight of the Night awards, a Knockout of the Night bonus and a Submission of the Night bonus, each garnering a check for $7,500 totaling $45,000 in bonus money.

FIGHTER SALARIES:

-Carlos Condit: $44,000 ($22,000 fight purse and $22,000 win bonus)
-Hiromitsu Miura: $5,000
-Steve Cantwell: $10,000 ($5,000 fight purse and $5,000 win bonus)
-Brian Stann: $11,000
-Jamie Varner: $30,000 ($15,000 fight purse and $15,000 win bonus)
-Marcus Hicks: $16,000
-Brian Bowles: $8,000 ($4,000 fight purse and $4,000 win bonus)
-Damacio Page: $6,000
-Josh Grispi: $8,000 ($4,000 fight purse and $4,000 win bonus)
-Micah Miller: $5,000
-Brock Larson: $30,000 ($15,000 fight purse and $15,000 win bonus)
-Carlo Prater: $7,000
-Blas Avena: $12,000 ($6,000 fight purse and $6,000 win bonus)
-Dave Terrel: $3,000
-Shane Roller: $12,000 ($6,000 fight purse and $6,000 win bonus)
-Todd Moore: $4000
-Mike Budnik: $6,000 ($3,000 fight purse and $3,000 win bonus)
-Greg McIntyre: $2,000
-Scott Jorgensen: $6,000 ($3,000 fight purse and $3,000 win bonus)
-Kenji Osawa: $5,000

Total fight purse and win bonus payroll was $230,000
Total payout after performance awards was $275,000

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