UFC 94 fighter salaries and paydays for 'St. Pierre vs. Penn2'

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) released fighter purses early for UFC 94: "St. Pierre vs.Penn 2," which was held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, just last night (Jan. 31)

Georges St. Pierre was the big winner this Super Bowl weekend in more ways than one, scoring a dominating technical knockout win over lightweight champion BJ Penn and bringing home an event-leading $400,000.

Here is the complete list of UFC 94 payouts (via MMAWeekly.com):

Georges St. Pierre — $400,000 ($200,000 to show, $200,000 to win)
BJ Penn — $125,000
St. Pierre defeated Penn via technical knockout (doctor stoppage) at the end of round four

Lyoto Machida -- $120,000 ($60,000 to show, $60,000 to win)
Thiago Silva — $29,000
Machida defeated Silva via knockout (punch) in round one

Jon Jones — $14,000 ($7,000 to show, $7,000 to win)
Stephan Bonnar — $22,000
Jones defeated Bonnar via unanimous decision

Clay Guida — $40,000 ($20,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Nate Diaz— $20,000
Guida defeated Diaz via split decision

Karo Parisyan — $80,000 ($40,000 to show, $40,000 to win)
Dong Hyun "Stun Gun" Kim — $26,000
Parisyan defeated Kim via split decision

Jon Fitch — $68,000 ($34,000 to show, $34,000 to win)
Akihiro Gono — $28,000
Fitch defeated Gono via unanimous decision

Thiago Tavares — $26,000 ($13,000 to show, $13,000 to win)
Manny Gamburyan — $14,000
Tavares defeated Gamburyan via unanimous decision

John Howard — $6,000 ($3,000 to show, $3,000 to win)
Chris Wilson — $15,000
Howard defeated Wilson via split decision

Jake O'Brien— $N/A ($N/A to show, $N/A to win)
Christian Wellish — N/A
O’Brien defeated Wellisch via split decision

Daniel Cramer — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
Matt "No Regard" Arroyo — $8,000
Daniel Cramer defeats Matt "No Regard" Arroyo via split decision

Keep in mind the salaries listed above do not include fight bonuses, sponsorships, percentages and other unofficial payments. It also does not include deductions for expenses such as insurance, taxes, etc.

For example, the UFC often hands out extra cash for "Fight of the Night," "Knockout of the Night" and "Submission of the Night." To check out these figures for UFC 94 go here.

The total base fighter payroll for the blockbuster pay-per-view (PPV) event, which attracted an unofficial near sellout crowd of 14,885 attendees and a monster gate of $4.3 million, was a hefty $1,057,000.

For complete results and coverage of "St. Pierre vs Penn 2" here and here.

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