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UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn 2

UFC 94
  • Saturday 01.31.2009
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $4,290,020
  • Attendance: 14,885 (Paid: 13,622)
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 920,000 | TV Ratings:
  • MMA Bouts: 10
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Fight Card

Honors & Awards

    Black on white 26x21
  • Knockout of the Night
    Lyoto Machida vs. Thiago Silva   |   $65,000 bonus to Machida
  • Fight of the Night
    Clay Guida vs. Nate Diaz   |   $65,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Fight of the Night
    John Howard vs. Chris Wilson   |   $65,000 bonus to each fighter
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Referees

  • Herb Dean
    St. Pierre vs. Penn II (10)Howard vs. Wilson (3)
  • Yves Lavigne
    Machida vs. Silva (9)Guida vs. Diaz (6)O'Brien vs. Wellisch (2)
  • Steve Mazzagatti
    Jones vs. Bonnar (8)Fitch vs. Gono (5)Cramer vs. Arroyo (1)
  • Josh Rosenthal
    Parisyan vs. Kim (7)Tavares vs. Gamburyan (4)

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UFC 94 Wiki Update Wiki

After establishing himself as top dog in the division, Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre had one major hurdle remaining in order to be put on equal footing with Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva in terms of pound-for-pound glory. That hurdle came in the form of Lightweight Champion BJ Penn, whom St-Pierre had defeated three years earlier in a razor-thin Split Decision.


The showdown was one of the most hyped fights in MMA history. It featured the first-ever edition of UFC Primetime, a weekly documentary series that followed the training habits and personal lives of the two champions leading up to the fight. When fight night finally came St-Pierre dominated, battering Penn over four rounds before the Hawaiian’s corner threw in the towel.


After the fight, Penn’s camp openly accused St-Pierre’s camp of cheating, as corner man Phil Nurse had rubbed Vaseline on St-Pierre’s back and shoulders between rounds. The bad blood between the two champions has still not been settled.

Last updated 09.26.2012, 10:54 PM ET
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