Colby Covington Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Colby Covington is the #1 rank contender in the UFC’s Welterweight division. Also known as, “Chaos”, he is slowly and steadily becoming one of the greatest welterweights of all time. 

After making a very average and boring start, Colby (16-2-0) was almost cut from the UFC. However, Covington has managed to turn things around, big time. Currently, the American is one of the most entertaining and polarising characters on the roster. 

Known for his wrestling and clinical striking, Covington 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 Colby Covington career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Colby Covington punches Tyron Woodley in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 19, 2020, 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, Colby’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Kamaru Usman are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Colby Covington Career Earnings

Colby Covington strikes Kamaru Usman of Nigeria in their UFC welterweight championship bout during the UFC 245 event at T-Mobile Arena on December 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result Base Salary Win Bonus Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total
Tyron Woodley W $150,000 $150,000 $0 $10,000 $310,000
Kamaru Usman L $500,000 $0 $50,000 $30,000 $580,000
Robbie Lawler W $110,000 $110,000 $0 $10,000 $230,000
Rafael Dos Anjos W $350,000 $0 $0 $30,000 $380,000
Demian Maia W $39,000 $39,000 $0 $5,000 $83,000
Dong Hyun Kim W $33,000 $33,000 $0 $5,000 $71,000
Bryan Barberena W $27,000 $27,000 $0 $5,000 $59,000
Max Griffin W $21,000 $21,000 $0 $5,000 $47,000
Jonathan Meunier W $18,000 $18,000 $0 $2,500 $38,500
Warlley Alves L $18,000 $0 $0 $2,500 $20,500
Mike Pyle W $12,000 $12,000 $0 $15,000 $39,000
Wagner Silva W $10,000 $10,000 $0 $15,000 $35,000
Anying Wang W $8,000 $8,000 $0 $15,000 $31,000

Total UFC Earnings: $1,924,000 ($1.9 million) 

A Glance at Colby Covington Asset Accumulation

Name Colby Covington
Age 33 years old ( Born 1988)
Net Worth $2.5-3 million (approx.)
Status Active 
Salary $310,000 ( last fight vs Tyron Woodley)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements
Endorsements  Reebok,, BangEnergy,, and more
Endorsement Earnings $500,000
Marital Status  Unmarried
Residence Springfield, Oregon, United States.
Charities N/A

What is Colby Covington Net Worth in 2021?

According to our research, Colby Covington’s Net Worth sits at around $2.5-3 million in 2021. For the most part, Colby makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the US-based fighter is sponsored by Reebok,, BangEnergy,, and more.

As mentioned above, Covington’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $1,924,000. However, Colby began his career fighting in AFA, CFA, and Fight Time.  Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Colby’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 Colby’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “Chaos” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Kamaru Usman at UFC 268. 

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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