Wanderlei Silva. Photo property of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the official list of fighter salaries stemming from UFC 84: Ill Will, which took place this past weekend at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The event featured current UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn successfully defend his title in a bad-blood filled showdown against former champion Sean Sherk. Penn stopped Sherk with strikes in the third round. Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva knocked out fellow light heavyweight contender Keith Jardine just seconds into their co-main event bout.
Remember that this is only the base salary that a fighter received. Bonuses, deductions, and other undisclosed fees are not included.
B.J. Penn ($250,000) def. Sean Sherk ($35,000)
Wanderlei Silva ($150,000) def. Keith Jardine ($10,000)
Lyoto Machida ($100,000) def. Tito Ortiz ($210,000)
Goran Reljic ($6,000) def. Wilson Gouveia ($18,000)
Thiago Silva ($50,000) def. Antonio Mendes ($4,000)
Rameau Sokoudjou ($80,000) def. Kazuhiro Nakamura ($20,000)
Rich Clementi ($40,000) def. Terry Etim ($10,000)
Yoshiyuki Yoshida ($12,000) def. Jon Koppenhaver ($8,000)
Rousimar Palhares ($10,000) def. Ivan Salaverry ($20,000)
Shane Carwin ($12,000) def. Christian Wellisch ($10,000)
Dong Hyun Kim ($40,000) def. Jason Tan ($3,000)