Aldo vs. Faber Fighter Salaries Total $336,500

World Extreme Cagefighting exploded onto the pay-per-view scene last weekend with the highly entertaining “Aldo vs. Faber”, and the salaries for the 22 fighters involved in the successful evening are now available, according to

Leading the pack, unsurprisingly, is the WEC featherweight champion Jose Aldo with a $40,000 payout. Aldo’s victim, former-featherweight champion Urijah Faber, walked away with a nice total of $28,000.

In the co-main event of the evening, Benson Henderson submitted Donald Cerrone to defend his lightweight title, along with picking up $26,000 for his efforts. Cerrone walked away with $14,000 for his troubles, but no belt.

The grand total of the WEC 48 fighter salaries came in at a sweet $336,500. The full list of fighter earnings can be found below.

Main Card

Jose Aldo: $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Urijah Faber: $28,000

Ben Henderson: $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 to win)
Donald Cerrone: $14,000

Manvel Gamburyan: $36,000 ($18,000 to show, $18,000 to win)
Mike Brown: $21,000

Shane Roller: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Anthony Njokuani: $7,000

Scott Jorgensen: $21,000 ($10,500 to show, $10,500 to win)
Antonio Banuelos: $7,000

Preliminary Card

Leonard Garcia: $28,000 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 to win)
Chan Sung Jung: $5,000

Anthony Pettis: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Alex Karalexis: $10,000

Brad Pickett: $8,000 ($4,000 to show, $4,000 to win)
Demetrious Johnson: $3,000

Chad Mendes: $8,500 ($4,500 to show, $4,000 to win)
Anthony Morrison: $4,000

Takeya Mizugaki: $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Rani Yahya: $9,000

Tyler Toner: $5,000 ($3,000 to show, $2,000 to win)
Brandon Visher: $4,000

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