WEC 41 fighter salaries and paydays for 'Brown vs Faber 2'

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MMAmania.com has received the fighter payouts for WEC 41: "Brown vs. Faber 2" from the California State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for the promotion’s blockbuster event held at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, Calif., on June 7.

Former UFC lightweight champion Jens Pulver was the big money winner on the night even though he suffered his fourth straight loss, pocketing an event-high $31,000 for little more than 30 seconds of work. Main event participants, Mike Brown and Urijah Faber, followed close behind with about $25,000 apiece for their thrilling five-round brawl.

Here is the complete list of WEC 41 payouts:

Mike Brown -- $25, 256 (Includes $13,000 win bonus)
Urijah Faber -- $25,790
Brown defeated Faber via unanimous decision to remain WEC featherweight champion

Jose Aldo -- $17,625 (Includes $11,000 win bonus)
Cub Swanson -- $8,940
Aldo defeated Swanson via technical knockout (strikes) in round one

Donald Cerrone -- $17,682.54 (Includes $9,000 win bonus)
James Krause -- $1,692
Cerrone defeated Krause via submission (rear naked choke) in round one

Josh Grispi -- $17,381 (Includes $9,000 win bonus)
Jens Pulver -- $31,253
Grispi defeated Pulver via submission (guillotine choke) in round one

Manuel Gamburyan -- $26,960 (Includes $14,000 win bonus)
John Franchi -- $3,108
Gamburyan defeated Franchi via unanimous decision

Rafael Rebello $3,650 (Includes $2,000 win bonus)
Kyle Dietz -- $1,840
Rebello defeated Dietz via submission (rear-naked choke) in round one

Anthony Pettis -- $3,302.10 (Includes $2,000 win bonus)
Mike Campbell -- $2,950
Pettis defeated Campbell via submission (triangle choke) in round one

Antonio Banuelos $9,840 (Includes $5,000 win bonus)
Scott Jorgensen -- $5,530
Banuelos defeated Jorgensen via split decision

Frank Gomez -- $3,962.41 (Includes $2,000 win bonus)
Noah Thomas -- $2,350
Gomez defeated Thomas via submission (arm triangle choke) in round two

Seth Dikun -- $3,940 (Includes $2,000 win bonus)
Rolando Perez -- $2,890
Seth "2 Quick" Dikun defeats Rolando Perez via submission (triangle choke) in round one

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include all deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

For example, the WEC often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night," "Knockout of the Night" and "Submission of the Night." To check out these figures for WEC 41 go here. The total base fighter payroll for the event was $ $215,942.

For complete results and coverage of "Brown vs. Faber 2" click here and here.

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