Alexander Volkanovski Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Alexander Volkanovski is the current champion in the Featherweight division and #3 P4P in the UFC. Also known as “The Great”, he has established himself as one of the greatest ever in his division. 

After making a flying start to his UFC career, Alex (23-1-0) gradually built up his resume. Eventually, Volkanovski was able to achieve his dreams and become world champion by beating Max Holloway. Since then, Alexander has looked unstoppable even in his recent win against Brian Ortega.

Known for his superb cardio and endurance, Volkanovski is sure to have made good money from his fights. Thus, the only question in people’s minds will be: How much did he earn? Let’s examine Alexander Volkanovski career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & his net worth.

Alexander Volkanovski of Australia punches Max Holloway in their UFC featherweight championship fight during the UFC 251 event at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 12, 2020 on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Credits: Getty Images)

Before we begin, here are some important things to keep in mind. Firstly, Florida State Athletic Commission does not release fighter pay, so none of the following payout data for the event is official. However, we can estimate a fighter’s pay info by looking at their previous, officially-released salaries.

Secondly, Volk’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Chan Sung Jung are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Alexander Volkanovski Career Earnings

Alexander Volkanovski of Australia punches Brian Ortega in their UFC featherweight championship fight during the UFC 266 event on September 25, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue Sponsorships/ Incentive Pay  Total 
Brian Ortega W $300,000 $0 $450,000 $42,000 $792,000
Max Holloway W $350,000 $0 $783,333 $40,000 $1,173,333
Max Holloway W $250,000 $0 $0 $30,000 $280,000
Jose Aldo W $70,000 $65,000 $0 $5,000 $140,000
Chad Mendes W $65,000 $60,000 $50,000 $5,000 $180,000
Darren Elkins W $60,000 $55,000 $0 $4,000 $119,000
Jeremy Kennedy W $16,000 $16,000 $0 $4,000 $36,000
Shane Young W $14,000 $14,000 $0 $2,500 $30,500
Mizuto Hirota W $12,000 $12,000 $0 $2,500 $26,500
Yusuke Kasuya W $10,000 $10,000 $0 $2,500 $22,500

Total UFC Earnings: $2,799,833 ($2.79  million) 

A Glance at Alexander Volkanovski Asset Accumulation

Name Alexander Volkanovski
Age 33 years old (Born 1988)
Net Worth $3.5 million (approx.)
Status Active 
Salary $792,000 ( last fight vs Brian Ortega)
Source of Wealth UFC Salary, Endorsements 
Endorsements  Reebok, Venum, ENGAGE®, Cosori, Culture Kings, Call of Duty: Mobile, Sportsbet AU, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $500,000
Marital Status  Married 
Residence Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Charities N/A

What is Alexander Volkanovski Net Worth in 2022?

According to reports, Alex Volkanovski’s Net Worth sits at around $3-3.5 million in 2021. For the most part, Volk makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Australian fighter is sponsored by Venum, ENGAGE®, Cosori, Culture Kings, Call of Duty: Mobile, Sportsbet AU, and his own Nutrition brand. 

As mentioned above, Alex’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $2,799,833. However, Alex began his career fighting in WW, AFC, PXC, Roshambo MMA, and SFC.  Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Alex’s total earnings from MMA amount to $3 million. 

With his career still blooming, the 33-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Volkanovski’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “The Great” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273. 

Sami Haider

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Sami Haider is a UFC/boxing journalist who connects combat sports to pop culture. His deep passion for the UFC started in 2018, triggered by the UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor fight. He is a passionate writer who has a profound love for the sport and the skills that are used in it. Through his work, Sami aspires to connect combat sportsmen and their enthusiastic fans.


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