Khamzat Chimaev Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Khamzat Chimaev is an up-and-coming name in the Welterweight division in the UFC. Also called “Borz”, he is making a name for himself with his flawless record and brutal finishing. 

After making an impressive start, Khamzat (9-0) quickly grabbed the attention of fight fans. However, the Swedish-Chechen fighter faced severe COVID-19 complications and almost considered retiring at one point. Fortunately, Chimaev was able to regain his health and confidence and now looks back on track. 

Known for his dominant grappling and devastating striking, Khamzat 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 Khamzat Chimaev career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Khamzat Chimaev of Sweden punches Gerald Meerschaert in their middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credit: 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, Khamzat’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Li Jingliang are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Khamzat Chimaev Career Earnings

Khamzat Chimaev of Sweden punches Rhys McKee of Northern Ireland in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event inside Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 26, 2020, in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result Base Salary Win Bonus  Performance Bonus Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total
Gerald Meerschaert W $45,000 $45,000 $50,000 $3,500 $143,500
Rhys McKee W $12,000 $12,000 $50,000 $3,500 $77,500
John Phillips W $10,000 $10,000 $50,000 $3,500 $73,500

Total UFC Earnings: $294,000 ($0.29 million)

A Glance at Khamzat Chimaev Accumulation

Name Khamzat Chimaev
Age 27 years old ( Born 1994)
Net Worth $350,000 (approx.)
Status Active
Salary $143,500 ( last fight vs Gerald Meerschaert)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements
Endorsements  Reebok, Venum, Hats Store World, Nature’s Blend,, and more.
Endorsement Earnings $50,000
Marital Status  Unmarried
Residence Stockholm, Sweden
Charities N/A

What is Khamzat Chimaev Net Worth in 2021?

According to our research, Khamzat Chimaev’s Net Worth sits at around $350,000 (approx.) in 2021. For the most part, Khamzat makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Swedish fighter is sponsored by Venum, Hats Store World, Nature’s Blend,, and more.

As mentioned above, Chimaev’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $294,000. However, Khamzat began his career fighting in Brace CF, FCR, and IRFA. Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Khamzat’s earnings from MMA amount to about $300,000.

With his career still blooming, the 27-year-old’s influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Khamzat’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “The Wolf” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Li Jingliang at UFC 267

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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