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WEC 48 Bonuses: Garcia, Jung, Gamburyan, and Henderson Earn $65K Awards

Leonard GarciaLeonard Garcia, Chan Sung Jung, Manny Gamburyan, and lightweight champ Ben Henderson each earned record $65,000 “fight night” bonuses for their performances at Saturday’s “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber”.

Garcia and Jung were rewarded with “Fight of the Night” honors after treating fans to a three-round slugfest on the WEC 48 prelims, with Garcia edging “The Korean Zombie” by split decision in a “Fight of the Year” contender.

Gamburyan picked up “Knockout of the Night” for his first-round KO of former featherweight champ Mike Brown, while Henderson scored “Submission of the Night” after forcing challenger Donald Cerrone to tap to a guillotine less than two minutes into the WEC 48 co-headliner.

WEC 48 drew 14,144 fans to the ARCO Arena in Saramento, California for a $1 million live gate.

MORE: “WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber” Results: Aldo Dominates Faber, Henderson Submits Cerrone

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