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.
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
|Fighter||Result||Base Salary||Win Bonus||Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue||Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships||Total|
Total UFC Earnings: $89,77,500 ($8.98 million)
Israel Adesanya UFC Career Earnings
|Age||32 years old (Born 1989)|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|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, Stake.com, Venum, and more.|
|Endorsement Earnings||$1 million+|
|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, Stake.com, 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.