WEC 29

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WEC 29: Condit vs. Larson
A poster or logo for WEC 29: Condit vs. Larson.
Promotion World Extreme Cagefighting
Date August 5, 2007
Venue Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
City Las Vegas, Nevada
Event chronology
WEC 28: WrekCage WEC 29: Condit vs. Larson WEC 30: McCullough vs. Crunkilton

WEC 29: Condit vs. Larson was a mixed martial arts event held by World Extreme Cagefighting. The event took place on Sunday, August 5, 2007 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event aired live on the Versus Network.

The main event featured the WEC Welterweight title fight between champion, Carlos Condit, and challenger, Brock Larson. The show also featured the U.S. debut of PRIDE veteran Paulo Filho as he fought Joe Doerksen for the vacant WEC Middleweight title.


Main card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Carlos Condit (c) def Brock Larson Submission (armbar) 1 2:21 [a]
Middleweight Paulo Filho def Joe Doerksen TKO (strikes) 1 4:07 [b]
Featherweight Jeff Curran def Stephen Ledbetter Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Jamie Varner def Sherron Leggett TKO (strikes) 1 4:08
Preliminary card
Middleweight Hiromitsu Miura def Fernando Gonzalez TKO (strikes) 2 3:35
Bantamweight Antonio Banuelos def Justin Robbins Decision (unanimous) (30–26, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Eric Schambari def Logan Clark Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–28, 29–28) 3 5:00
Light Heavyweight Steve Cantwell def Justin McElfresh TKO (strikes) 1 0:47
Welterweight Blas Avena def Tiki Ghosn Submission (rear naked choke) 1 1:01 [c]
  1. ^ For the Welterweight Championship.
  2. ^ For the Middleweight Championship.
  3. ^ Although preliminary, this bout aired on the live broadcast.

Reported Payouts[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.[1]

  • Carlos Condit: $26,000 (includes $13,000 win bonus) def. Brock Larson: $12,000
  • Paulo Filho: $50,000 ($15,000 win bonus) def. Joe Doerksen: $30,000
  • Jeff Curran: $10,000 ($2,000 win bonus) def. Stephen Ledbetter: $5,000
  • Jamie Varner: $14,000 ($7,000 win bonus) def. Sherron Leggett: $4,000
  • Hiromitsu Miura: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus) def. Fernando Gonzalez: $3,000
  • Antonio Banuelos: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus) def. Justin Robbins: $2,000
  • Eric Schambari: $8,000 ($4,000 win bonus) def. Logan Clark: $6,000
  • Steve Cantwell: $6,000 ($3,000 win bonus) def. Justin McElfresh: $3,000
  • Blas Avena: $4,500 ($2,000 win bonus) def. Tiki Ghosn: $5,000

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "WEC 29 Fighter Payouts". cagetoday.com. Retrieved August 7, 2007.