St. Pierre Earns $400,000 in Win Over Penn

Georges St. Pierre. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official list of fighter salaries stemming from this past weekend’s UFC 94 event, which took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Georges St. Pierre used superior wrestling and surprising grappling technique to dominate UFC lightweight king B.J. Penn and successfully defend his UFC welterweight belt in the show’s main event. Lyoto Machida also continued to build his argument for a shot at the UFC light heavyweight title with a first-round knockout of fellow undefeated Brazilian Thiago Silva.

Remember that this is only the base salary that a fighter received. Bonuses, deductions, and other undisclosed fees are not included.


The complete list released today by the NSAC:

Georges St. Pierre ($400,000) def. B.J. Penn ($125,000)
Lyoto Machida ($120,000) def. Thiago Silva ($29,000)
Jon Jones ($14,000) def. Stephan Bonnar ($22,000)
Karo Parisyan ($80,000) def. Dong Hyun Kim ($26,000)
Clay Guida ($40,000) def. Nate Diaz ($20,000)
Jon Fitch ($68,000) def. Akihiro Gono ($28,000)
Thiago Tavares ($26,000) def. Manny Gamburyan ($14,000)
John Howard ($6,000) def. Chris Wilson ($15,000)
Dan Cramer ($16,000) def. Matt Arroyo ($8,000)


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