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Fighter Payout and Salaries For WEC 48 ‘Aldo vs Faber’ Event With Bonuses

Main card fighters received:

  • Jose Aldo $40,000 (includes $20,000 win bonus) def. Urijah Faber $28,000
  • Ben Henderson $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus) def. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone $14,000

*Henderson also received a $65,000 bonus for Submission of the Night

  • Manny Gamburyan $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus) def. Mike Brown $21,000

*Gamburyan also received a $65,000 bonus for Knockout of the Night

  • Shane Roller $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Anthony Njokuani $7,000
  • Scott Jorgensen $21,000 (includes $10,500 win bonus) def. Antonio Banuelos $7,000

Preliminary fight card fighters received:

  • Leonard Garcia $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) def. Chan Sung Jung $5,000

*Garcia and Jung also each received a $65,000 bonus for Fight of the Night

  • Anthony Pettis $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus) def. Alex Karalexis $10,000
  • Brad Pickett $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus) def. Demetrious Johnson $3,000
  • Chad Mendes $8,500 (includes $4,000 win bonus) def. Anthony Morrison $4,000
  • Takeya Mizugaki $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Rani Yahya $9,000
  • Tyler Toner $5,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus) def. Brandon Visher $4,000

Total disclosed fighter salaries for WEC 48: $336,500
(Does not include post fight bonuses.)

WEC 48 Post Fight Bonuses (Each fighter received $65,000):

Fight of the Night:
Leonard Garcia and Chang Sung Jung

Submission of the Night:
Ben Henderson

Knockout of the Night:
Manny Gamburyan

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