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Brock Lesnar And Georges St-Pierre Garner Top Paydays At UFC 100

UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre topped the salary lists for this past Saturday’s UFC 100, earning $400,000 each for their respective title defenses. reports that the total payroll for the event was $1,790,000, which doesn’t include the bonuses that were awarded for “fight of the night”, “knockout of the night” and “submission of the night”, which totaled another $400,000.

While Lesnar and St-Pierre have their salaries officially reported as $400,000, they, along with a couple of other fighters, will also be taking home a portion of the pay-per-view revenue, which may be the biggest in company history. Some media outlets, such as Yahoo! Sports, report that Lesnar’s final tally for the event will be around the $3 million mark.

Below is the complete list of the payouts for Saturday’s event.

Brock Lesnar — $400,000 (No win bonus)
Frank Mir — $45,000
Lesnar defeated Mir via KO (strikes) at 1:48 of Round 2

Georges St. Pierre — $400,000 ($200,000 to show, $200,000 to win)
Thiago Alves — $60,000
St. Pierre defeated Alves via unanimous decision

Dan Henderson — $250,000 ($100,000 to show, $150,000 to win)
Michael Bisping — $150,000
Henderson defeated Bisping via KO (punch) at 3:20 of Round 2

Yoshihiro Akiyama — $60,000 ($40,000 to show, $20,000 to win)
Alan Belcher — $19,000
Akiyama defeated Belcher via split decision

Mark Coleman — $100,000 ($50,000 to show, $50,000 to win)
Stephan Bonnar — $25,000
Coleman defeated Bonnar via unanimous decision

Jim Miller — $22,000 ($11,000 to show, $11,000 to win)
Mac Danzig — $20,000
Miller defeated Danzig via unanimous decision

Jon Jones — $18,000 ($9,000 to show, $9,000 to win)
Jake O’Brien — $7,000
Jones defeated O’Brien via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:43 of Round 2

Dong Hyun Kim — $58,000 ($29,000 to show, $29,000 to win)
TJ Grant — $5,000
Kim defeated Grant via unanimous decision

Tom Lawlor — $16,000 ($8,000 to show, $8,000 to win)
CB Dolloway — $14,000
Lawlor defeated Dolloway via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:55 of Round 1

Shannon Gugerty — $10,000 ($5,000 to show, $5,000 to win)
Matt Grice — $7,000
Gugerty defeated Grice via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:36 of Round 1

Jon Fitch — $90,000 ($45,000 to show, $45,000 to win)
Paulo Thiago — $8,000
Fitch defeated Thiago via unanimous decision

As noted earlier, the event gathered an estimated 11,000 fans for a live gate of $5.1 million, which would make it the second largest gate in company history, just behind the $5.4 million garnered by UFC 66. Bonuses for the event were $100,000, the highest in company history. Dan Henderson was awarded knockout of the night, while Tom Lawlor earned submission of the night and fight of the night honors went to Alan Belcher and Yoshihiro Akiyama.