Fighter Payouts and Bonuses for WEC 36

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WEC 36 featured a great night of fighting.  Results included Mike Thomas Brown surprising perennial winner Urijah Faber and Jens Pulver suffering a quick knockout to Leonard Garcia.  Mike Thomas Brown won $7,500 for Knockout of the Night honours while Garcia earned $7,500 for knocking Pulver.  The Fight of the Night check went to Cowboy Don Cerrone and Rob McCullough for their three round war that Cerrone won by decision.  Rani Yahya won Submission of the Night for his guillotine victory.

Full fighter payout was:

Chael Sonnen: $48,250 ($19,000 show, $19,000 win, $10,250 which is 25% of Paulo Filho’s purse for not making weight)

Jens Pulver: $33,000

Paulo Filho: $30,750 (lost $10,250 for not making weight)

Leonard Garcia: $27,500 ($10,000 show, $10,000 win, $7,500 additional bonus)

Mike Brown: $25,500 ($9,000 show, $9,000 win, $7,500 Knockout of the Night)

Jake Rosholt: $22,000 ($11,000 show, $11,000 win)

Rob McCullough: $25,500 ($18,000 show, $7,500 Fight of the Night)

Donald Cerrone: $21,500 ($7,000 show, $7,000 win, $7,500 Fight of the Night)

Rani Yahya: $19,500 ($6,000 show, $6,000 win, $7,500 Submission of the Night)

Urijah Faber: $14,000

Aaron Simpson: $10,000 ($5,000 show, $5,000 win)

Jose Aldo: $8,000 ($4,000 show, $4,000 win)

Carmelo Marrero: $8,000 ($4,000 show, $4,000 win)

Steve Steinbess: $6,000

Danny Castillo: $6,000 ($3,000 show, $3,000 win bonus)

Yoshiro Maeda: $6,000

Nissen Osterneck: $4,000

David Avellan: $3,000

Jonathan Brookings: $3,000

Rafael Dias: $3,000

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