WEC 46:10k bonuses to Faber, Campuzano, Wheeler

source: mmajunkie.com

Campuzano and Wheeler each cashed in as the evening's "Fight of the Night" for their card-opening brawl, while Faber earned the "Submission of the Night" bonus for his third-frame choke-out of Raphael Assuncao. No fighters lost consciousness on the ten-fight card, and consequently, no fighters picked up extra change for a "Knockout of the Night" bonus.

The bonuses that were issued were worth $10,000 each.

In the night's first preliminary card matchup, Campuzano and Wheeler fought toe-to-toe for 15 minutes. Wheeler simply couldn't take his opponent to the floor, and Campuzano made him pay with devastating punches, crowd-pleasing flying knees and several flashy high kicks. Despite absorbing an obscene amount of damage, Wheeler refused to stop moving forward.

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WEC 46 drew 10,027 fans, for a live gate of $550,000, according to Reed Harris at the post fight press con.

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NorthFromHere site profile image  

1/14/10 6:11 AM by NorthFromHere

Campuzano vs Wheeler was an amazing fight! Bonuses well deserved for that.

GardnerD site profile image  

1/11/10 11:49 AM by GardnerD

Time for them to double the bonus.