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

Alexander Volkov is a well-known fighter in the Heavyweight division in the UFC. The Russian has established himself as a mainstay in his division and is currently one of the top contenders. 

After making an impressive start, Volkov (33-9-0) quickly shot up the UFC’s rankings. As time went on, Alexander annihilated veterans like Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem on his way to the title. Despite some losses, Volkov looks determined to keep growing and eventually challenge for the title. 

Known for his massive stature and explosive finishing, Alexander 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? Well, let’s examine what are Alexander Volkov career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Alexander Volkov of Russia punches Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on February 06, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)

Before we begin, here are some important things to keep in mind. Firstly, Nevada 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, Volkov’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Marcin Tybura are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Alexander Volkov Career Earnings

Alexander Volkov of Russia punches Walt Harris in their heavyweight bout during the UFC 254 event on October 24, 2020, on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result Base Salary Win Bonus  Performance Bonus Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total 
Ciryl Gane L $100,000 $0   $6,000 $106,000
Alistair Overeem W $100,000 $100,000 $50,000 $5,000 $255,000
Walt Harris W $80,000 $80,000 $0 $5,000 $165,000
Curtis Blaydes L $80,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $85,000
Greg Hardy W $75,000 $75,000 $0 $5,000 $155,000
Derrick Lewis L $75,000 $0 $0 $4,000 $79,000
Fabrício Werdum W $70,000 $70,000 $50,000 $4,000 $194,000
Stefan Struve W $50,000 $50k $50,000 $2,500 $152,500
Roy Nelson W $45,000 $45,000 $0 $2,500 $92,500
Timothy Johnson W $40,000 $40,000 $0 $2,500 $82,500

Total UFC Earnings: $1,336,500 ($1.3 million)

A Glance at Alexander Volkov Asset Accumulation

Name Alexander Volkov 
Age 33 years ( Born 1988)
Net Worth $2-2.5 million (approx.)
Status Active
Salary $106,000 ( last fight vs Cyril Gane)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements 
Endorsements  Reebok, Venum,, Fight, Team Strela, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $500,000
Marital Status  Married
Residence Moscow, Russia
Charities N/A

What is Alexander Volkov Net Worth in 2021?

According to our research, Alexander Volkov’s Net Worth sits at around $2-2.5 million in 2021. For the most part, Volkov makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Russian fighter is sponsored by Venum,, Fight, Team Strela, and more. 

As mentioned above, Alexander’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $1,3 million. However, Alexander began his career in Russia and is a former M-1 Global and Bellator Champion. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Volkov’s earnings from MMA amount to about $2 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 Alexander’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “Drago” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Marcin Tybura at UFC 267. 

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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