Israel Adesanya Net Worth 2022, Career Earnings, Purse, Payouts

Israel Adesanya is currently the reigning Middleweight champion and No. 3 in the PFP rankings in the UFC. The Nigerian, also known as “The Last Stylebender,” has made a name for himself as one of the best ever in his division.

As time went on, Adesanya annihilated big names like Anderson Silva, Marvin Vettori and Robert Whittaker on his way to the top. Despite a loss to Jan Blachowicz, Israel is still one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC

Known for his agility and slick striking, Adesanya 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 Israel Adesanya’s career earnings are through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship, and what his net worth is.

Israel Adesanya kicks Marvin Vettori in their middleweight championship bout during the UFC 263 event at the Gila River Arena on June 12, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. (Credits: Getty Images)

Before we begin, here are some important things to keep in mind. UFC maintains tight privacy on athlete salaries, but we can still estimate each fighter’s earnings based on their prior matches, our UFC insider data, numerous news outlets, authors, and Nevada State Athletic Commission data.

Isreal’s salary, win bonus, incentive pay/sponsorships, and performance bonus/PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Jared Cannonier are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Israel Adesanya Career Earnings

Israel Adesanya of Nigeria punches Jan Blachowicz of Poland in their UFC light heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 259 event at UFC APEX on March 06, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships  Total 
Robert Whittaker W $1,000,000 $0 500,000 $42,000 $1,542,000
Marvin Vettori W $500,000 $0 $600,000 $42,000 $1,142,000
Jan Błachowicz L $600,000 $0 $1,100,000 $40,000 $1,740,000
Paulo Costa W $600,000 $0 $900,000 $40,000 $1,540,000
Yoel Romero W $500,000 $0 $250,000 $40,000 $790,000
Robert Whittaker W $400,000 $200,000 $450,000 $40,000 $1,090,000
Kelvin Gastelum W $350,000 $0 $0 $5,000 $405,000
Anderson Silva W $62,000 $62,000 $0 $4,000 $178,000
Derek Brunson W $59,000 $59,000 $0 $4,000 $172,000
Brad Tavares W $56,000 $56,000 $0 $3,500 $115,500
Marvin Vettori W $53,000 $53,000 $0 $3,500 $109,500
Rob Wilkinson W $50,000 $50k $50,000 $3,500 $153,500

Total UFC Earnings: $89,77,500 ($8.98 million)

Israel Adesanya UFC Career Earnings

Name Israel Adesanya
Age 32 years old (Born 1989)
Net Worth $6 million
Status Active 
Salary $1,542,000 (last fight vs Robert Whittaker)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements 
Endorsements  ENGAGE, Peak Milk, Reebok, Puma, Kill Cliff Fight Club, EA Sports,, Venum, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $1 million+
Marital Status  Unmarried 
Residence Auckland, New Zealand
Charities COVID 19 Relief Fund, Seeds of Change, NZ Cannabis Reform

what is Israel Adesanya net worth in 2022?

Israel Adesanya’s net worth sits at around $6 million in 2022. Adesanya mostly earns his money fighting inside the Octagon, not to mention the benefits he reaps from lucrative sponsorship agreements out there, supplementing his wealth. Currently, the Nigerian fighter is sponsored by ENGAGE, Peak Milk, Reebok, Puma, Kill Cliff Fight Club, EA Sports,, Venum,  and more. 

As mentioned above, Israel’s earnings from UFC (includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $8.98 million. However, Israel began his career in fighting in the HFS, AFC, WLF, FPF, Shurriken MMA and SFC. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Adesanya’s earnings from MMA amount to about $9 million

With his career still blooming, the 32-year-old’s influence is expected to keep increasing, making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Israel’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “the Last Sylebender” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Jared Cannonier at UFC 276.

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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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