Francis Ngannou Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Francis Ngannou is the current Heavyweight champion and #4 in PFP rankings in the UFC. Also known as “The Predator”, the Cameroonian has established himself as a mainstay in his division and is also the record hardest puncher.

After gradually climbing up the rankings, Ngannou (16-3-0) became a big name in his division. As time went on, Ngannou annihilated big names like Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, and Stipe Miocic on his way to the top. Despite some losses, Ngannou made his way back to the top and finally became champion. 

Known for his relentless pressure and one-punch finishing, Ngannou 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 Francis Ngannou career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Francis Ngannou of Cameroon punches Stipe Miocic in their UFC heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 260 event at UFC APEX on March 27, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)

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

Francis Ngannou Career Earnings

Fighter  Result Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue  Performance Bonus/ Incentive Pay Total 
Stipe Miocic W $250,000 $250,000 $50,000 $30,000 $580,000
Jairzinho Rozenstruik W $130,000 $130,000 $50,000 $10,000 $320,000
Junior Dos Santos W $120,000 $120,000 $50,000 $10,000 $300,000
Cain Velasquez W $110,000 $110,000 $0 $5,000 $225,000
Curtis Blaydes W $100,000 $100,000 $50,000 $5,000 $255,000
Derrick Lewis L $100,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $105,000
Stipe Miocic L $500,000 $0 $0 $30,000 $530,000
Alistair Overeem W $40,000 $40,000 $0 $10,000 $90,000
Andrei Arlovski W $38,000 $38,000 $50,000 $2,500 $128,500
Anthony Hamilton W $36,000 $36,000 $50,000 $2,500 $124,500
Bojan Mihajlović W $14,000 $14,000 $2,500 $30,500
Curtis Blaydes W $12,000 $12,000 $2,500 $26,500
Luis Henrique W $10,000 $10,000 $2,500 $22,500

Total UFC Earnings: $2,737,500 ($2.7 million)

A Glance at Francis Ngannou Asset Accumulation

Name Francis Ngannou 
Age 35 years old (Born 1986)
Net Worth $4 million (approx.)
Status Active 
Salary $580,000 (last fight vs Stipe Miocic) 
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements 
Endorsements  Venum, Gymshark, Dodge, stake, NOCCO USA, Gym King Fight Division, CBD Research Labs, Cryo Pain Relief, The Fight Game
Endorsement Earnings $1 million
Marital Status  Unmarried
Residence Cameroon and Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Charities The Francis Ngannou Foundation, Collab with BossLogic

What is Francis Ngannou Net Worth in 2021?

According to the reports, Francis Ngannou’s Net Worth sits at around $4 million in 2021. For the most part, Ngannou makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Cameroonian fighter is sponsored by Venum, Gymshark, Dodge, stake, NOCCO USA, Gym King Fight Division, CBD Research Labs, Cryo Pain Relief, and The Fight Game. 

As mentioned above, Francis’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $2.7 million. However, Francis began his career in fighting in the SHC and 100% Fight. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Ngannou’s earnings from MMA amount to about $3 million. 

With his career still blooming, the 35-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Francis’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “The Predator” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Ciryl Gane at UFC 270.

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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