Bellator 117 Fighter Salaries, Medical Suspensions

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The Iowa Athletic Commission has released the full medical suspensions and fighter salaries from Bellator 117 to FightLine.

The card took place this past Friday night from Council Bluffs and the Mid-America Arena.

In the main event, Douglas Lima defeated Rick Hawn via second round corner stoppage to become the new welterweight champion.

Hawn has been suspended 60 days due to a leg injury, while Matthew Uhde was also given 60 days for a TKO stoppage.

Cliff Wright, Jr. was handed a 45-day suspension at the recommendation of the physician, while Josh Arocho and Derek Campos earned 30 days.

Both Tim Bazer and Derek Anderson are suspended indefinitely and will need clearance to return to action. Ben Crowder was not listed, but the fighter suffered a gruesome leg injury on the prelims vs. Joe Vedepo.

Lima earned $80,000, including $40,000 for the win. Hawn picked up $20,000. The below fighter salaries include the show money and win bonus, if given, to each fighter. The numbers do not include any bonus or sponsorship money the fighter earned.

Bellator 117 Medical Suspensions

Tim Bazer: medical clearance Required indefinite suspension (Minimum 60 Days)

Josh Arocho: 30 days due to TKO referee stoppage

Cliff Wright Jr.: 45 days physician recommendation

Derek Campos: 30 days referee stoppage strikes

Derek Anderson: indefinite clearance required ankle injury

Rick Hawn: 60 days leg injury

Matthew Uhde: 60 days blows to head TKO referee stoppage

Bellator 117 Fighter Salaries

Douglas Lima: $40,000/$40,000

Rick Hawn: $20,000

Marcin Held: $15,000/$15,000

Derek Anderson: $15,000

Karl Amoussou: $10,000/$10,000

David Gomez: $5,000

Patricky Pitbull: $15,000/$15,000

Derek Campos: $15,000

Martin Brown: $1,500/$1,500

Jared Downing: $5,000

Larue Burley: $2,500/$2,500

Cliff Wright, Jr.: $4,000

Joe Vedepo: $5,000/$5,000

Ben Crowder: $2,700

Anthony Smith: $3,000/$3,000

Victor Moreno: $3,000

Julio Cesar Neves: $2,000/$2,000

Josh Arocho: $2,000

Jordan Parsons: $4,000/$4,000

Tim Bazer: $2,500

Ryan Jensen: $5,000/$5,000

Mark Stoddard: $3,000

Houston Alexander: $6,000/$6,000

Matt Uhde: $3,500

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