Chael Sonnen. Photo property of World Extreme Cagefighting.
The Florida State Boxing Commission has released the official list of fighter salaries stemming from this week’s WEC 36: “Faber vs. Brown” event, which took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on November 5.
American Top Team product Mike Brown upset top-ranked featherweight Urijah Faber in the show’s main event to claim the WEC featherweight title. Chael Sonnen was also victorious in his rematch against Paulo Filho and Leonard Garcia scored a first-round stoppage of Jens Pulver in televised bouts as well.
Remember that this is only the base salary that a fighter received. Bonuses, deductions, and other undisclosed fees are not included.
Mike Brown ($18,000) def. Urijah Faber ($14,000)
Chael Sonnen ($48,250) def. Paulo Filho ($30,750)
Leonard Garcia ($20,000) def. Jens Pulver ($33,000)
Jake Rosholt ($22,000) def. Nissen Osterneck ($4,000)
Donald Cerrone ($14,000) def. Rob McCullough ($18,000)
Aaron Simpson ($10,000) def. David Avellan ($3,000)
Jose Aldo ($8,000) def. Jonathan Brookings ($3,000)
Carmelo Marrero ($8,000) def. Steve Steinbess ($6,000)
Danny Castillo ($6,000) def. Rafael Dias ($3,000)
Rani Yayha ($12,000) def. Yoshiro Maeda ($6,000)