According to the numbers released today by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, the Hilo native pocketed a guaranteed $125,000 for showing up and an additional $125,000 for winning the fight. The entire payroll for the twenty-two fighters at UFC 84 totaled $1,098,000.
Please note that these numbers provided by the Commission are the salaries reported by the UFC and do not include sponsorships and other bonuses.
Each winner except for Wanderlei Silva received a win bonus equivalent to their guaranteed pay.
(W) BJ Penn - $250,000
(L) Sean Sherk - $35,000
(W) Wanderlei Silva - $150,000
(L) Keith Jardine - $10,000
(W) Goran Reljic - $6,000
(L) Wilson Gouveia - $18,000
(W) Thiago Silva - $50,000
(L) Antonio Mendes - $4,000
(W) Rousimar Palhares - $10,000
(L) Ivan Salaverry - $20,000
(W) Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou - $80,000
(L) Kazuhiro Nakamura - $20,000
(W) Rich Clementi - $40,000
(L) Terry Etim - $10,000
(W) Yoshiyuki Yoshida - $12,000
(L) Jon Koppenhaver - $8,000
(W) Dong Hyun Kim - $40,000
(L) Jason Tan - $3000
(W) Shane Carwin - $12,000
(L) Christian Wellisch - $10,000