UFC 137 Penn vs. Diaz Payouts

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Well Nick Diaz finally gets paid. The sparky young man from Stockton pulled in a reported: $200,000 (fight) + $75,000 (Fight of the Night) + plus sponsorship money. Here are the UFC 137 payout via the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Now if he keeps up his grueling fight schedule of “every three months” he sure should bank a large chunk of change.

Nick Diaz: $200,000
B.J. Penn: $150,000
Cheick Kongo: $140,000 ($70k + $70k)
Matt Mitrione: $10,000
Roy Nelson: $40,000 ($20k + $20k)
Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic: $75,000
Scott Jorgensen: $33,000 ($16.5k + $16.5k)
Jeff Curran: $8,000
Hatsu Hioki: $30,000 ($15k + $15k)
George Roop: $8,000
Donald Cerrone: $54,000 ($27k + $27k)
Dennis Siver: $27,000
Bart Palaszewski: $28,500 ($10k + $10k + Griffin’s $8,500 weight fine)
Tyson Griffin: $25,500 ($34k — Griffin’s $8,500 weight fine)
Brandon Vera: $120,000 ($60k + $60k)
Eliot Marshall: $15,000
Ramsey Nijem: $20,000 ($10k + $10k)
Danny Downes: $5,000
Francis Carmont: $12,000 ($6k + $6k)
Chris Camozzi: $8,000
Clifford Starks: $12,000 ($6k + $6k)
Dustin Jacoby: $6,000

Knockout of the Night — Bart Palaszewski $75,000
Submission of the Night — Donald Cerrone $75,000
Fight of the Night — Nick Diaz vs. BJ Penn $75,000

Total Payout:
$1,327,000, including all bonuses, was paid out to the fighters.

TG: MMA Junkie

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