Glover Teixeira Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Glover Teixeira is a Brazilian mixed martial artist who fights in the Light Heavyweight Division in the UFC. Also known as “The Sledgehammer”, he is one of the most dangerous and experienced fighters in his division. Today, we will take a look at Glover Teixeira Career Earnings and Net Worth. 

Aging like fine wine, Teixeira (32-7-0) has hit his peak at the unexpected age of 40. Although the Brazilian has been a stone-cold killer throughout his MMA career, he now looks simply unstoppable. However, with time ticking away, it may not be long before we see the last of the Jiu-Jitsu master. 

In addition to building his commendable resume and exquisite finishes, Glover has also gained a lot of wealth. Thus, the only question in people’s minds will be: How much did he earn? Well, let’s examine all of Glover Teixeira’s career earnings, prize money, pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses in detail. 

Glover Teixeira of Brazil punches Anthony Smith in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night Event at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Florida. (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, Teixeira’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Jan Blachowicz are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.  

Glover Teixeira Career Earnings

Glover Teixeira of Brazil punches Thiago Santos of Brazil in a light heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 07, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter Result   Base Salary Win Bonus     Performance Bonus  Incentive Pay Total
Thiago Santos W   $120,000 $120,000     $0 $15,000 $255,000  
Anthony Smith W   $115,000 $115,000     $50,000 $15,000 $295,000  
Nikita Krylov W   $110,000 $110,000     $0 $15,000 $235,000  
Ion Cutelaba W   $105,000 $105,000     $50,000 $15,000 $275,000  
Karl Roberson W   $90,000 $90,000     $0 $10,000 $190,000  
Corey Anderson L   $90,000 $0     $0 $10,000 $100,000  
Misha Cirkunov W   $80,000 $80,000     $0 $10,000 $170,000  
Alexander Gustafsson L   $80,000 $0     $50,000 $10,000 $140,000  
Jared Cannonier W   $65,000 $65,000     $0 $10,000 $140,000  
Anthony Johnson L   $65,000 $0     $0 $5,000 $70,000  
Rashad Evans W $60,000 $60,000 $50,000 $5,000 $175,000  
Patrick Cummins W $55,000 $55,000 $0 $5,000 $115,000  
Ovince St. Preux W $50,000 $50k $50,000 $5,000 $155,000  
Phil Davis L $50,000 $0 $0 $20,000 $70,000  
Jon Jones L $50,000 $0 $150,000 $20,000 $220,000  
Ryan Bader W $27,000 $27,000 $50,000 $20,000 $124,000  
James Te Huna W $24,000 $24,000 $50,000 $20,000 $118,000  
Quinton Jackson W $21,000 $21,000 $0 $20,000 $62,000  
Fábio Maldonado W $18,000 $18,000 $0 $20,000 $56,000  
Kyle Kingsbury W $15,000 $15,000 $0 $10,000 $40,000  

 Total UFC Earnings: $2,710,000 ($2.7 million) 

A Glance at Glover Teixeira Asset Accumulation

Name Glover Lucas Teixeira
Age 41 years old  (DOB: 28/10/1979)
Net Worth $8 million (approx.)
Status Active 
Salary $255,000 (last fight vs Thiago Santos)
Source of Wealth UFC, Endorsements, MMA Gym 
Endorsements  Reebok, Icon Meals 
Endorsement Earnings $1 million 
Marital Status  Married to Ingrid Peterson Teixeira
Residence  Connecticut, USA
Charities N/A

What is Glover Teixeira Net Worth in 2021? 

According to our research, Glover Teixeira’s Net Worth sits at $8 million in 2021. For the most part, Glover makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals with Reebok and Icon Meals. 

As mentioned above, Glover’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $2.7 million. However, Teixeira began his career in Brazil and was a mainstay in many promotions. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Glover’s earnings from MMA amount to more than $3 million. 

In addition to that, the 41-year-old has also his gym, Teixeira MMA & Fitness in Connecticut. This allows Glover to have a steady stream of revenue. Moreover, the veteran will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267. 

Dipayan Moitra

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Dipayan Moitra is a combat sports writer and reporter covering UFC, WWE, and Boxing for


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