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UFC 137: Diaz, Penn Lead Salary List

BJ Penn vs. Nick DiazComplete UFC 137 salary list

Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn led the list of earners for Saturday night’s UFC 137 event.

HeavyMMA.com today received the list of official salaries from the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

The complete fighter payout for the event totaled $1,026,000.

Diaz defeated Penn in the main event, bypassing Carlos Condit and earning himself a title shot in the process. He’ll face champ Georges St-Pierre on Feb. 4 in Las Vegas.

Full payout list:

Nick Diaz: $200,000
B.J. Penn: $150,000

Cheick Kongo: $140,000
Matt Mitrione: $10,000

Roy Nelson: $40,000
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic: $75,000

Scott Jorgensen: $33,000
Jeff Curran: $8,000

Hatsu Hioki: $30,000
George Roop: $8,000

Donald Cerrone: $54,000
Dennis Siver: $27,000

Bart Palaszewski: $28,500
Tyson Griffin: $25,500*

Brandon Vera: $120,000
Eliot Marshall: $15,000

Ramsey Nijem: $20,000
Danny Downes: $4,000

Francis Carmont: $12,000
Chris Camozzi: $8,000

Clifford Starks: $12,000
Dustin Jacoby: $6,000

* Griffin was fined $8,500 for missing weight and the money was given to Palaszewski.

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