WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber Fighter Salaries

Jose Aldo earned $40,000 and Urijah Faber made $28,000 for their main event fight this past Saturday at WEC's first pay-per-view, WEC 48, in Sacramento, Calif., according to salaries reported by the promotion to the California athletic commission.

The fighter salaries for WEC 48 are after the jump.

The big paydays were the post-fight bonuses (awarded at the post-fight press conference and not listed in the commission's report) each worth $65,000. Fight of the Night went to Leonard Garcia and Chan Sung Jung, Knockout of the Night went to Manny Gamburyan and Submission of the Night went to Ben Henderson.

The official attendance at the Arco Arena was 12,555 for a gross gate of $792,640.




PPV Bouts:
Jose Aldo $20,000 + $20,000 (win bonus) = $40,000 def. Urijah Faber $28,000
Ben Henderson $13,000 + $13,000 (win bonus) = $26,000 def. Donald Cerrone $14,000
Manny Gamburyan $18,000 + $18,000 (win bonus) = $36,000 def. Mike Brown $21,000
Shane Roller $14,000 + $14,000 (win bonus) = $28,000 def. Anthony Njokuani $7,000
Scott Jorgensen $10,500 + $10,500 (win bonus) = $21,000 def. Antonio Banuelos $7,000

Spike TV Bouts:
Leonard Garcia $14,000 + $14,000 (win bonus) = $28,000 def. Chan Sung Jung $5,000
Anthony Pettis $4,000 + $4,000 (win bonus) = $8,000 def. Alex Karalexis $10,000

Preliminary Bouts:
Brad Pickett $4,000 + $4,000 (win bonus) = $8,000 def. Demetrious Johnson $3,000
Chad Mendes $4,500 + 4,000 (win bonus) = $8,500 def. Anthony Morrison $4,000
Takeya Mizugaki $8,000 + $8,000 (win bonus) = $16,000 def. Rani Yahya $9,000
Tyler Toner $3,000 + $2,000 (win bonus) = $5,000 def. Brandon Visher $4,000

Disclaimer: Please note that the above salaries may not necessarily represent the final earnings of the fighters. There may also be pay-per-view revenue sharing as well as undisclosed post-fight bonuses.

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