Top 10 Richest MMA Fighters 2014

by Sameer Arshad | Posted on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 | 0

Today we bring you the list of Top 15 highest paid MMA fighters in the world and the richest fighters right now, these numbers are not 100% accurate as none of the big professional sports earnings are. First we will see the highest paid mma fighters in 2013, with their salaries plus any reported bonuses for knockouts and submissions.

Georges St-Pierre total earnings, yearly salary/winnings mma#10: Georges St-Pierre – $25 Million

George St Pierre claimed he earns $15 million a year through endorsesments and his fighting career, and he is one of the highest paid UFC fighter as well with getting $400,000 just from being in the fight plus share of PPV buys.

Read more about – Georges St Pierre Net Worth
BJ Penn Salary/Winnings Total Earnings#1: B.J. Penn – $20 Million
Source: Family money – RVCA – gyms – books)

PJ is one of the greates MMA fighter who fought in UFC and some other categories in his career, His net worth comes from family money, he has couple of very successfull gyms and wrote autibiography.
Tito Ortiz Salary/winning total earnings#2: Tito Ortiz – $15 Million
Source: Clothing line – gym – Jenna Jameson

Tito is and always have been a great fighter, his earned his net worth through his very own clothing line, have a gym which is highly succesfull and of course his love affair with pornstar Jenna Jameson.
Randy Courture Salary Winnings Career earnings#3: Randy Couture – $14 Million
Source: Expendables (movie), gym, clothing line)

Randy Courture is a succfull MMA fighter, he appeared in movie series Expendables with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, just like other succfull fighters he also have his very own gym and clothing line
Chuck Liddell earnings. Salary Winnings#4: Chuck Liddell – $13 Million
Source: UFC earnings $4.3 M

Chuck Leddell is one fighter who has been on top of his game for so long, and he has earned the highest winnings/salary in UFC History which is beleived to be around $5 Million.
Brock Lesnar Total Earnings #5: Brock Lesnar – $12.5 Million
Source: WWE – NFL

Brock Lesnar came to limelight with his short career in WWE before he moved to MMA, he became world champions and than retired and went back to WWE, but before all of this wrestiling and fighting career he played as professional football player.
Ander Silva Earnings salary 2014#6: Anderson Silva – $10 Million

One of the greatest fighters to have ever graced HFC, Silva recenly lost his World Championship belt but have been on top of UFC for a decade now.
fedor emelianenko career earnings#7: Fedor Emelianenko – $10 Million

Wanderlei Silva career earnings#8: Wanderlei Silva – $8 Million

Source: Vegas Gym, Popularity in Japan)

Wanderlie Silva is a super star in Japan and they adore him which means many endorsement deals came his way, while he runns a succesfull gym in Las Vegas and also his UFC career and other promotions participation earned him quite a few bucks over the years.
Quiton Jackson Career earnings salary/winnings#9: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson – $8 Million

Quiton Jackson made his name world wide with his triology fights with Wanderlie Silva, he also appear on TV regularly and endorsement plus his small parts in movies.

Here is the list of Some other top MMA Fighters, and what is their net worth which they earned through fighting career, endorsements, gyms and some other sources.

#11: Matt Hughes – $7 Million
#12: Forrest Griffin – $6.5 Million
#13: Rashad Evans – $6 Million
#14: Mauricio Rua – $6 Million
#15: Vitor Belfort – $5.5 Million
#16: Frank Mir – $5 Million
#18: Mirko Cro Cop – $4.5 Million
#19: Dan Henderson  – $4.25 Million
#20: Jason Mayhem Miller  – $4 Million


Top 10 Highest Paid MMA Fightesr 2013

MMA Fighter Salary/Winning 2013
Rashad Evans $785,000 + PPV Sale Bonus
Michael Bisping $ 700,000 + PPV Sale Bonus
Vitor Belfort $ 650,000 + PPV Bonus
Anderson Silva $ 600,000 + PPV Bonus
Jose Aldo $ 530,000
Dan Henderson $ 500,000 + PPV Bonus
Frankie Edgar $ 460,000
Mark Hunt $ 420,000
Cain Velasquez $ 400,000
Georges St-Pierre $ 400,000
Jon Jones $ 400,000
Lyoto Machida $ 400,000

[ These numbers are derived from figures which are publicaly available, but any of these fighters are paid undisclosed fee under the table to say so ]


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