Chris Daukaus Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Chris Daukaus is an up-and-coming fighter in the Heavyweight division in the UFC. Previously a policeman, the American has switched professions and is currently one of the most exciting fighters in his division.

After making an electric start to life in the UFC, Daukaus (12-3-0) has become a sizeable threat in his division. As time went on, Chris improved his resume with names like Aleksei Oleinik and Shamil Abdurakhimov. Despite only having four wins, Daukaus looks determined to keep growing and eventually claim his place at the top of the division.  

Known for his unrelenting pressure and heavy hands, Chris 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 Chris Daukaus career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Chris Daukaus punches Shamil Abdurakhimov of Russia during the UFC 266 event on September 25, 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, Daukaus’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Derrick Lewis are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Chris Daukaus Career Earnings

Chris Daukaus punches Shamil Abdurakhimov of Russia during the UFC 266 event on September 25, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus  Sponsorships/ Incentive Pay Total 
Shamil Abdurakhimov W $40,000 $40,000 $50,000 $4,500 $134,500
Aleksei Oleinik W $20,000 $20,000 $50,000 $3,500 $43,500
Rodrigo Nascimento W $12,000 $12,000 $50,000 $3,500 $77,500
Parker Porter W $10,000 $10,000   $3,500 $23,500

Total UFC Earnings: $279,000 ($0.27 million)

A Glance at Chris Daukaus Asset Accumulation

Name Chris Daukaus 
Age 32 years old (Born 1989)
Net Worth $500,000 ( approx.)
Status Active
Salary $134,500 (last fight vs Shamil Abdurakhimov)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements 
Endorsements  Venum, Electric Barbering Company, MyBookie, G FUEL®, Few Will Hunt®, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $200,000
Marital Status  Married to Kelly Daukaus
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Charities N/A

What is Chris Daukaus Net Worth in 2021?

According to the reports, Chris Daukaus’s Net Worth sits at around $500,000 in 2021. For the most part, Daukaus makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the American fighter is sponsored by Venum, Electric Barbering Company, MyBookie, G FUEL®, Few Will Hunt®, and more. 

As mentioned above, Chris’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $279,000. However, Chris began his career in fighting in the CFFC, ROC, CES MMA, KOTC, XFE. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Chris’s earnings from MMA amount to about $350,000. 

With his career still blooming, the 32-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Chris’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, The American will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Derrick Lewis at UFC Vegas 45.

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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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