WEC 42 Weigh-in Results, Salaries, Bonuses, and Medical Suspensions

WEC 42 Weigh-in Results

Miguel Torres (134) vs. Brian Bowles (134)
Joseph Benavidez (135) vs. Dominick Cruz (135)
Danny Castillo (156) vs. Ricardo Lamas (155)
Jeff Curran (136) vs. Takeya Mizugaki (135)
Leonard Garcia (145) vs. Jameel Massouh (146)
Fredson Paixao (145) vs. Cole Province (146)
Marcus Hicks (159)* vs. Shane Roller (156)+
Phil Cardella (155) vs. Ed Ratcliff (155)
John Hosman (135) vs. Rani Yayha (136)
Rafael Dias (145) vs. Diego Nunes (145)
L.C. Davis (145) vs. Javier Vazquez (146)

* Hicks weighed in at 159 pounds on his only attempt and lost 15% of his purse to Roller.
+ Roller weighed in at 157 pounds on his first try, but reached an acceptable 156 pounds on his second attempt.

WEC 42 Salaries

Brian Bowles: $18,000 (includes $9,000 win bonus)
def. Miguel Torres: $26,000

Dominick Cruz: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
def. Joseph Benavidez: $12,500

Danny Castillo: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
def. Ricardo Lamas: $4,000

Takeya Mizugaki: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus)
def. Jeff Curran: $8,000

Leonard Garcia: $24,000 (includes $12,000 win bonus)
def. Jameel Massouh: $3,000

Cole Province: $6,000 (includes $3,000 win bonus)
def. Fredson Paixao: $2,000

Shane Roller: $21,200 (includes $10,000 win bonus)*
def. Marcus Hicks: $6,800*

Ed Ratcliff: $14,000 (includes $7,000 win bonus)
def. Phil Cardella: $3,000

Rani Yahya: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus)
def. John Hosman: $3,000

Diego Nunes: $8,000 (includes $4,000 win bonus)
def. Rafael Dias: $4,000

L.C. Davis: $10,000 (includes $5,000 win bonus)
def. Javier Vazquez: $6,000

* Roller was contracted to earn $10,000 in show money, while Hicks was scheduled to earn $8,000. When Hicks was unable to make the contracted weight of 156 pounds at the weigh-ins, the fighters agreed to a catchweight bout of 159 lbs, and Roller was awarded 15 percent of his opponent’s show money.

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 42 Bonuses

  • Fight of the Night: Dominick Cruz $10,000, Joseph Benavidez $10,000
  • Knockout of the Night: Brian Bowles $10,000
  • Submission of the Night: Rani Yahya $10,000

WEC 42 Medical Suspensions

  • Brian Bowles: Must have left hand cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Otherwise, suspended until Jan. 8.
  • Miguel Torres: Suspended until Oct. 9 with no contact until Sept. 24 for precautionary reasons.
  • Danny Castillo: Must have left hand x-rayed and cleared and left knee cleared by an orthopedic doctor. Otherwise, suspended until Feb. 6.
  • Ricardo Lamas: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 for precautionary reasons.
  • Leonard Garcia: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 due to infra-orbital laceration.
  • Cole Province: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
  • Shane Roller: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to left upper-eyelid laceration.
  • Marcus Hicks: Suspended until Sept. 9 with no contact until Aug. 31 for precautionary reasons.
  • Phil Cardella: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
  • Diego Nunes: Suspended until Oct. 9 with no contact until Sept. 24 for precautionary reasons.
  • Rafael Dias: Suspended until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 due to lacerations on nose.
  • LC Davis: Must be cleared by opthalmologist. Otherwise, suspended until Feb. 6. Minimum suspension until Aug. 31 with no contact until Aug. 24 for precautionary reasons.

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