With UFC 214 just around the corner, we wanted to take a look at some of the highest paid UFC fighters of all time. With a combined total of over $60 million in earnings, here are the five highest paid UFC athletes as of now:
- Demian Maia
- Conor McGregor
- Ronda Rousey
- Jon Jones
- Demetrious Johnson
With the UFC expanding into more countries and more markets, it’s no surprise that the salaries for fighters have increased accordingly. In this article we’ll take a look at the top 5 highest paid UFC fighters of all time, and see how their earnings compare to one another.
Demian Maia is one of the highest paid UFC players.
Demian Maia is one of the highest paid UFC players. He has made over $1 million in total earnings from fighting in the UFC. His biggest pay day came when he defeated Anderson Silva in 2013 to win the UFC middleweight championship. Maia is currently ranked number six in the UFC’s pay scale, making an estimated salary of $700,000 per fight.
One of the highest paid UFC fighters is Conor McGregor. McGregor, who is also a boxer, has earned over $100 million in career earnings. He is currently the reigning featherweight and lightweight champion in the UFC.
McGregor’s main competition in the UFC comes from Nate Diaz, who has also made a lot of money in the sport. Diaz has earned over $70 million in career earnings. Other high-earning UFC fighters include Georges St-Pierre, who has earned over $200 million and Ronda Rousey, who has earned over $300 million.
Ronda Rousey is the highest paid UFC fighter, with an estimated annual salary of $3 million.
Ronda Rousey is currently the highest-earning female WWE wrestler on the roster with an estimated salary of $1.5 million.
Since signing with the WWE in 2018, Ronda Rousey has made quite the impact on the company and has proved herself to be one of the household names in the business.
Jon Jones is the highest-paid UFC fighter, with an annual salary of $4.2 million. He earned this money by winning three consecutive UFC titles.
Jones is also one of the most popular fighters in the UFC. He has a fan base that is large and passionate. His fights are broadcast to a wide audience on television and live online.
Jones has an extensive background in martial arts. This has helped him to become one of the best fighters in the UFC. He is also known for his quick thinking and aggressive tactics.
Jones is scheduled to fight Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight title on April 27th. This fight is expected to be very exciting and will be watched by a large audience.
Demetrious Johnson’s biggest payouts are his fights in ONE Championship where he apparently has an eight-figure contract. The estimated total career earnings of the Mighty Mouse stand somewhere around the figures $2,460,000 USD according to Tapology. As for endorsements, Johnson has had a longstanding deal with Microsoft Xbox and also endorses Zevia Drinks and other brands such as NormaTec and EA Sports. The fighter’s current net worth is around $8 million.