WEC 45 Weigh-in Results, Salaries, Bonuses, and Medical Suspensions

WEC 45 Weigh-in Results

Donald Cerrone (155) vs. Ed Ratcliff (155)
Chris Horodecki (155) vs. Anthony Njokuani (156)#
Joseph Benavidez (135) vs. Rani Yahya (135.5)
Scott Jorgensen (135) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (135)*
Bart Palaszewski (155) vs. Anthony Pettis (155)
Muhsin Corbbrey (156) vs. Zach Micklewright (155)
Chad George (135) vs. John Hosman (135)
Courtney Buck (146) vs. Brandon Visher (144)
Kyle Dietz (135) vs. Brad Pickett (136)
Erik Koch (146) vs. Jameel Massouh (145)

# Njokuani initially weighed in at 157 pounds. He weighed in an hour later at 156 pounds.
* Mizugaki initially weighed in at 137 pounds. He weighed in an hour later at 135 pounds.

WEC 45 Salaries

Donald Cerrone: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Ed Ratcliff: $9,000

Anthony Njokuani: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus)
def. Chris Horodecki: $12,000

Joseph Benavidez: $25,000 ($12,500 win bonus)
def. Rani Yahya: $9,000

Scott Jorgensen: $14,000 ($7,000 win bonus)
def. Takeya Mizugaki: $8,000

Bart Palaszewski: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus)
def. Anthony Pettis: $3,000

Zach Micklewright: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
def. Muhsin Corbbrey: $4,000

Chad George: $5,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
def. John Hosman: $3,000

Brandon Visher: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
def. Courtney Buck: $3,000

Brad Pickett: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus)
def. Kyle Dietz: $2,000

Erik Koch: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus)
def. Jameel Massouh: $3,000

Note: The salaries reflect the gross amount paid to fighters before taxes, insurance, and licenses, and do not reflect potential additional income that fighters commonly derive through sponsorships or unreported “locker room” bonuses.

WEC 45 Bonuses

  • Fight of the Night: Donald Cerrone $10,000, Ed Ratcliff $10,000, Scott Jorgensen $5,000, Takeya Mizugaki $5,000
  • Knockout of the Night: Anthony Njokuani $10,000
  • Submission of the Night: Brad Pickett $10,000

WEC 45 Medical Suspensions

  • Ed Ratcliff: Suspended until Jan. 19 with no contact until Jan. 10 for precautionary reasons
  • Chris Horodecki: Suspended until June 8 due to right orbital and sinus fractures; can return after Jan. 19 if cleared by an ENT doctor
  • Rani Yahya: Suspended until Jan. 19 with no contact until Jan. 10 for precautionary reasons
  • Zach Micklewright: Suspended until June 8; can return after Jan. 20 if left elbow x-rayed and cleared by orthopedic doctor
  • Muhsin Corbbrey: Suspended until Feb. 3 with no contact until Jan. 19 due to cut in right eyebrow
  • John Hosman: Suspended until June 8 due to possible nasal fracture; can return earlier if cleared by an ENT doctor
  • Courtney Buck: Suspended until Feb. 3 with no contact until Jan. 19 for precautionary reasons
  • Kyle Dietz: Suspended until Jan. 19 with no contact until Jan. 10 for precautionary reasons
  • Jameel Massouh: Suspended until Jan. 19 with no contact until Jan. 10 for precautionary reasons