Full-contact combat sport has become popular around the world with most of the artists earning hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here are the top 10 of the richest MMA fighters and their respective net worths.
TOP TEN RICHEST MMA FIGHTERS
Conor McGregor – $120 million
Conor McGregor is a professional MMA fighter in the UFC, regarded as one of the most notorious fighters in the MMA.
Rorian Gracie -$50 million
Rorian is a Brazilian-American Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master, writer, producer, lecturer, and the co-founder of the UFC.
Khabib Nurmagomedov – $30 million
He is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion. Khabib holds the longest active undefeated streak in MMA.
George St. Pierre – $30 million
George is a Canadian mixed martial artist and a three-time former Welterweight Champion of the UFC.
Brock Lesnar – $28 million
Brock is a former professional mixed martial artist and former UFC Heavyweight Champion. However, he currently wrestles in the WWE.
BJ Penn – $22 million
Penn has previously won both the Lightweight and Welterweight UFC Championships. He is among three fighters in history to have won titles in multiple weight classes.
Anderson Silva – $18 million
Silva is a former UFC Middleweight Champion. Silva holds the longest title streak in UFC history with 16 consecutive wins and 10 title defenses.
Fedor Emelianenko – $ 18 million
Fedor currently competes in the Bellator MMA Championships. Emelianenko has earned numerous MMA accolades over the years.
Wanderlei Silva – $18 million
Wanderlei holds the record for the most wins, knockouts, title defences, and longest winning streak in PRIDE history. He fought in the Middleweight division.
Randy Couture – $17 million
Couture is among 3 fighters to have won titles in multiple weight classes. The other two are Conor McGregor and BJ Penn. He has also won 6 championship titles in the UFC.