You are here: Home / Blogs / News's blog / Georges St. Pierre makes between $4 and $5 million per fight.

Georges St. Pierre makes between $4 and $5 million per fight.

    Wed, 2011-11-09 13:03 — News

    Those are the figures he gave to Agence France-Presse last week in a quick interview during his time in Las Vegas for the UFC 137 event.

    St. Pierre was asked if he is the highest-paid fight in the world. He replied, “I do not know, but I learned that the UFC makes the most money on Pay Per View when I am fighting. That made me smile!

    “For me, a fight is [worth] $4 to $5 million. And in the city where the UFC holds its events, they are economic benefits [to the city] of between $15 to $20 million. It's huge!”

    St. Pierre was also asked if he still harbours any Olympic wrestling ambitions. Last year he was the subject of strong rumours that he was looking to earn a place in the Canadian wrestling team for the 2012 Olympics.

     "I do not intend to participate in the 2012 Olympic Games. However, I do not close the door. I love Olympic wrestling, I've competed in Olympic wrestling and I train a lot with selected Olympic team members,” he said.

    "My level is very good. I'm not saying I could go to the Olympics now, but after my retirement in mixed martial arts, if I want a new challenge, I do not say no. I'm 30. I must use my time now to make money. At 36 years if I want to change, then maybe [I try wrestling]."

    http://www.fightersonlymagazine.co.uk/news/viewarticle.php?id=8053

    Fight Shop

    OTM - NEW- Hawaii Shorts
    $59.99
    OTM Breaking Arms Black Front
    OTM Breaking Arms
    $24.99
    Yoga Anatomy by Leslie Kaminoff
    $19.99
    OTM Skull & Wings T-Shirt
    OTM Skull & Wings T-Shirt
    $12.99

    Who's Online

    edwardk
    There are currently 1 user and 33 guests online.

    Who's New

    Jkymera
    Mercenary92
    TheRockBJJ
    Scottgillis1118
    Adam Carter
    Daviidp10
    ramvjr
    angela.sauermann.ca
    thelastelementsem
    Ruscio
    johnt13
    JayPagesJJCTA
    piousjr@hotmail.com
    Turtlejitzu
    jonno.nickson
    sethwilliambrown
    mquintanilla1
    michelleciociola
    rubentodd
    thheffelfinger

    Tag Cloud

    view counter
    Free Sublimation Sample
    view counter