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Fighter Payouts, Salaries and Bonuses For WEC 47: Benavidez Earns Highest

Main Fight Card Results Payouts, Salaries and Bonuses:

  • Dominick Cruz $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) def. Brian Bowles $12,000
  • Joseph Benavidez $29,000 (includes $14,500 win bonus) def. Miguel Torres $26,000
    *Benavidez also received a $10,000 bonus for Submission of the Night
  • Javier Vasquez $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Jens Pulver $14,000
  • L.C. Davis $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus) def. Deividas Taurosevicius $9,000
  • Bart Palaszewski $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) def. Karen Darabedyan $4,000

Preliminary Fight Card Payouts, Salaries and Bonuses:

  • Scott Jorgensen $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) def. Chad George $3,000
  • Chad Mendes $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus) def. Erik Koch $3,000
  • Anthony Pettis $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus) def. Danny Castillo $9,500
    *Pettis also received a $10,000 bonus for Knockout of the Night
  • Leonard Garcia $14,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus) drew with George Roop $3,000
    *Garcia and Roop also received a $10,000 bonus each for Fight of the Night
  • Fredson Paixao $4,000 (includes $2,000 win bonus) def. Courtney Buck $3,000
  • Ricardo Lamas $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus) def. Bendy Casimir $3,000

Total disclosed fighter salaries: $236,500 USD

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