WEC 26

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WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio
A poster or logo for WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio.
Promotion World Extreme Cagefighting
Date March 24, 2007
Venue Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
City Paradise, Nevada
Total gate 1,819
Event chronology
WEC 25: Las Vegas WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio WEC 27: Marshall vs. McElfresh

WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio was the second mixed martial arts event held by the World Extreme Cagefighting under Zuffa management. The event was held on March 24, 2007. WEC 26 hosted three title fights on March 24. The first of the title fights was for the WEC Bantamweight Title, between challenger, Chase Beebe and champion, Eddie Wineland. The second of the title fights was for the WEC Featherweight Title, between challenger, Dominick Cruz and champion, Urijah Faber. The final title fight was for the vacant WEC Welterweight Title, between Carlos Condit and John Alessio.


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Carlos Condit def John Alessio Technical Submission (rear naked choke) 2 4:59 [a]
Featherweight Urijah Faber (c) def Dominick Cruz Submission (guillotine choke) 1 1:38 [b]
Bantamweight Chase Beebe def Eddie Wineland (c) Decision (unanimous) (48–47, 48–46, 48–46) 5 5:00 [c]
Welterweight Brock Larson def Erik Apple Submission (kimura) 1 3:43
Preliminary card
Welterweight Dave Terrel def Tiki Ghosn TKO (strikes) 2 1:46
Featherweight Cub Swanson def Tommy Lee Submission (guillotine choke) 1 3:17
Bantamweight Charlie Valencia def Antonio Banuelos KO (punch) 1 3:12
Welterweight Alex Serdyukov def Scott Norton Submission (guillotine choke) 2 0:57
Featherweight Micah Miller def Jesse Moreng Submission (triangle choke) 3 3:29
Light Heavyweight Brian Stann def Steve Cantwell TKO (strikes) 0 0:41

Reported Payout[edit]

The following is the reported payout to the fighters as reported to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. It does not include sponsor money or "locker room" bonuses often given by the WEC.

  • Carlos Condit: $20,000 (includes $10,000 win bonus) def. John Alessio: $9,000
  • Urijah Faber: $14,000 ($7,000 win bonus) def. Dominick Cruz: $3,000
  • Chase Beebe: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus) def. Eddie Wineland: $3,000
  • Brock Larson: $12,000 ($6,000 win bonus) def. Erik Apple: $3,000
  • Dave Terrel: $4,000 ($2,000 win bonus) def. Tiki Ghosn: $3,000
  • Cub Swanson: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus) def. Tommy Lee: $3,000
  • Charlie Valencia: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus) def. Antonio Banuelos: $4,000
  • Alex Serdyukov: $10,000 ($5,000 win bonus) def. Scott Norton: $2,000
  • Micah Miller: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus) def. Jesse Moreng: $2,000
  • Brian Stann: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus) def. Steve Cantwell: $2,000

See also[edit]

TapouT (TV series) – the Valencia-Banuelos fight is featured in the series' second episode.


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