Khabib Nurmagomedov Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a former Lightweight champion and No.1 PFP fighter in the UFC. Also known as, “the Eagle”, he is possibly one of the greatest ever in the sport of mixed martial arts. 

After making a solid start, Khabib (29-0-0) was always going to be a star in the UFC. However, Khabib did very well to stay focused and become the most dominant UFC Lightweight champion. As such, his commendable resume includes big names like Justin Gaethje, Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor, and many more.  

Known for his bear-like fighting style and inescapable submissions, Khabib 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 Khabib Nurmagomedov career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia attempts to submit Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020, on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (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, even though Khabib is retired from MMA, he is still active as a coach and team member for Islam Makhachev. Additionally, he is now a promoter for his own MMA promotion Eagle FC. As such, his earnings from these ventures are only approximated, and cannot be fully confirmed. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Khabib Nurmagomedov Career Earnings

Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia (top) attempts to submit Dustin Poirier in their lightweight championship bout during UFC 242 at The Arena on September 7, 2019 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. ( Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total
Justin Gaethje W $6,000,000 $0 $837,500 $40,000 $6,877,500
Dustin Poirier W $6,000,000 $0 $837,500 $40,000 $6,877,500
Conor McGregor W $2,000,000 $0 $5,600,000 $40,000 $6,640,000
Al Iaquinta W $500,000 $0 $150,000 $30,000 $680,000
Edson Barboza W $80,000 $80,000   $5,000 $215,000
Michael Johnson W $26,000 $26,000   $5,000 $57,000
Darrell Horcher W $24,000 $24,000   $5,000 $53,000
Rafael Dos Anjos W $32,000 $32,000   $25,000 $89,000
Pat Healy W $23,000 $23,000   $20,000 $66,000
Abel Trujillo W $14,000 $14,000 $2,800 $20,000 $45,200
Thiago Tavares W $12,000 $12,000   $20,000 $44,000
Gleison Tibau W $10,000 $10,000   $20,000 $40,000
Kamal Shalorus W $8,000 $8,000   $20,000 $36,000

Total UFC Earnings: $21,720,200 ($21.7 million)

A Glance at Khabib Nurmagomedov Asset Accumulation

Name Khabib Nurmagomedov
Age 33 years old (Born 1988)
Net Worth  $40 million
Status Retired 
Salary $6,877,500 (last fight vs Justin Gaethje)
Source of Wealth MMA Career, Endorsements, Coaching, Promoter
Endorsements  Reebok,  Salam Pay, Gorilla Energy, Reebok, Toyota, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $1 million+
Marital Status  Married
Residence Makhachkala, Dagestan and San Jose, California.
Charities The Good Fight Foundation, Pure Heart Foundation

What is Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Net Worth in 2022?

According to our research, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Net Worth sits at around $40 million in 2021. For the most part, Khabib made most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Russian fighter is sponsored by Reebok, Salam Pay, Gorilla Energy, Reebok, Toyota, and many more. Additionally, Khabib is also part of the coaching staff and team member of UFC #4 rank Lightweight, Islam Makhachev, and promoter of Eagle FC. 

As mentioned above, Nurmagomedov’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $21,720,200. However, Khabib began his career fighting in Pro FC, M-1 Selection Ukraine, GFP, TFC, PAC, and CSFU.  Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Khabib’s earnings from MMA amount to about $22 million.

Although he is retired from fighting, the 33-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing, making him a very marketable celebrity. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Khabib’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “the Eagle” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, with his new ventures in the field of martial arts. 

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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