Marlon Vera Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Marlon Vera is the #8 rank contender in the UFC’s Bantamweight division. Also known as, “Chito”, he is slowly and steadily becoming a big name fighter in the UFC. 

Upon his arrival, Marlon became one of the most spoken-about fighters on the UFC’s roster. Surprisingly, Vera has only fought very few ranked opponents for now. After a difficult run of form, Marlon is back with 2 back to back wins. Moreover, the Chito Vera hype train is on track and bigger than ever. 

Known for his durability and lethal striking, Vera 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? Let’s examine Marlon Vera career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Marlon Vera kicks Frankie Edgar in their Bantamweight fight during UFC 268 on November 6, 2021, at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY. (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, Marlon’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Raulian Paiva are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Marlon Vera Career Earnings

Marlon Vera (L) of Ecuador punches Davey Grant of England in a bantamweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on June 19, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter  Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total 
Frankie Edgar W $75,000 $75,000 $50,000 $16,000 $216,000
Davey Grant W $70,000 $70,000 $50,000 $6,000 $196,000
Jose Aldo L $70,000     $15,000 $85,000
Sean O’Malley W $65,000 $65,000   $10,000 $140,000
Song Yadong L $65,000   $50,000 $10,000 $125,000
Andre Ewell W $51,000 $51,000 $50,000 $10,000 $162,000
Nohelin Hernandez W $48,000 $48,000   $10,000 $108,000
Frankie Saenz W $45,000 $45,000   $10,000 $100,000
Guido Cannetti W $38,000 $38,000   $5,000 $81,000
Wuliji Buren W $32,000 $32,000   $5,000 $69,000
Douglas Silva de Andrade L $32,000     $5,000 $37,000
John Lineker L $32,000     $5,000 $37,000
Brian Kelleher W $24,000 $24,000   $5,000 $53,000
Brad Pickett W $22,000 $22,000 $50,000 $2,500 $96,500
Guangyou Ning W $20,000 $20,000   $2,500 $42,500
Davey Grant L $10,000     $2,500 $12,500
Roman Salazar W $8,000 $8,000 $50,000 $2,500 $68,500
Marco Beltran L $8,000     $2,500 $10,500

Total UFC Earnings: $1,635,000 ($1.6 million)

A Glance at Marlon Vera Asset Accumulation

Name Marlon Vera
Age 29 years old (Born 1992) 
Net Worth $1.5 million- 2 million 
Status Active
Salary $216,000 ( last fight vs Frankie Edgar)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements
Endorsements  Reebok, Venum,, Sanabul, Dr. Dabber, MyBookieMMA, King Palm, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $500,000 
Marital Status  Married
Residence  Irvine, California, United States‎
Charities N/A

What is Marlon Vera Net Worth in 2022?

According to reports, Marlon Vera’s Net Worth sits at around $1.5-2 million in 2022. For the most part, Marlon makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Ecuadorian fighter is sponsored by Reebok, Venum,, Sanabul, Dr. Dabber, MyBookieMMA, King Palm, and more. 

As mentioned above, Vera’s earnings from UFC (including pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $1.6 million. However, Marlon began his career fighting in the Inka FC, FMP, PFL, and EMMA.  Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Marlon’s total earnings from MMA amount to $2 million. 

With his career still to reach its full potential, the 29-year-old’s influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Vera endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “Chito” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Rob Font at UFC Vegas 53. 

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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