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323 The total payout, including bonuses for UFC 84 came to $1,323,000. This of course does not include undisclosed bonuses.

 

250 B.J. Penn was the big winner earning ($250,000) for his win over Sean Sherk.

 

37 UFC 84 produced a live gate of ($3.7) million.

 

690 According to MMApayout.com and working under the assumption of 400,000 pay per view buys, the event generated $12,690,000 in total revenue for Zuffa.

 

104 This puts the disclosed payroll at (10.4%) of the revenue generated. As noted though, the company regularly pays substantial undisclosed bonuses.

 

31 According to an article at Sherdog.com by Loretta hunt, the age, (31) of heavyweight Ben Davis who suffered a moderate heart attack on Monday forcing him to withdraw from his scheduled June 6th bout at Pure Combat.

 

11 In Davis' last bout he won in only (0:11) with a KO of Scott Ball. Davis said the heart attack was brought on by extreme stress and from his hospital bed stated, "It wasn't major. I'm planning on making a full recovery and fighting again."

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