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WEC 35 Fighter Salaries: Carlos Condit Earns $44,000 For Title Defense

Carlos ConditThe Nevada State Athletic Commission today released the official fighter salaries for WEC 35.

The ten-bout event took place on Sunday, August 3rd, at The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada and aired live on Versus.

Reigning WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit was the highest paid fighter of the event, taking home $44,000 for his fourth-round TKO victory over Hiromitsu Miura in the WEC 35 main event. WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner received $30,000 for successfully defending his 155-pound title with a first-round technical knockout of Marcus Hicks. Brock Larson, who defeated Carlo Prater via first-round TKO, also earned $30,000. Newly-crowned WEC light heavyweight champion Steve Cantwell received $10,000 for his upset victory over Brian Stann, who took home $11,000.

The disclosed payroll for the event was $230,000.

The salaries listed below represent the official fighter salaries as reported by the promoter to the NSAC and do not include some bonuses, fees, or sponsorships.

Carlos Condit (c) def. Hiromitsu Miura
WEC Welterweight Championship
Condit — $44,000 ($22,000/$22,000)
Miura — $5,000

Steve Cantwell def. Brian Stann (c)
WEC Light Heavyweight Championship
Cantwell — $10,000 ($5,000/$5,000)
Stann — $11,000

Jamie Varner (c) def. Marcus Hicks
WEC Lightweight Championship
Varner — $30,000 ($15,000/$15,000)
Hicks — $16,000

Brian Bowles def. Damacio Page
Bowles — $8,000 ($4,000/$4,000)
Page — $6,000

Josh Grispi def. Micah Miller
Grispi — $8,000 ($4,000/$4,000)
Miller — $5,000

Brock Larson def. Carlo Prater
Larson — $30,000 ($15,000/$15,000)
Prater — $7,000

Blas Avena def. Dave Terrel
Avena — $12,000 ($6,000/$6,000)
Terrel — $3,000

Shane Roller def. Todd Moore
Roller — $12,000 ($6,000/$6,000)
Moore — $4,000

Mike Budnik def. Greg McIntyre
Budnik — $6,000 ($3,000/$3,000)
McIntyre — $2,000

Scott Jorgensen def. Kenji Osawa
Jorgensen — $6,000 ($3,000/$3,000)
Osawa — $5,000

For complete results from WEC 35 click here.

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