Max Holloway Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Max Holloway is the former champion in the Featherweight division in the UFC. Also known as “Blessed”, he has established himself as one of the greatest ever in his division. 

After making a not-so-ideal start to his UFC career, Max (22-6-0) gradually built up his resume. Eventually, Holloway was able to achieve his dreams and become world champion by beating Anthony Pettis. Since then, Max has looked unstoppable up until his recent losses to Alexander Volkanovski.

Known for his superb cardio and boxing, Holloway 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 Max Holloway career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Max Holloway kicks Alexander Volkanovski of Australia in their UFC featherweight championship fight during the UFC 251 event at Flash Forum on UFC Fight Island on July 12, 2020, on Yas 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, Max’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Yair Rodriguez are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Max Holloway Career Earnings

Max Holloway (R) punches Calvin Kattar in a featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at Etihad Arena on UFC Fight Island on January 17, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter Result Base Salary  Win Bonus Performance Bonus/ PPV Revenue Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total 
Calvin Kattar W $200,000 $200,000 $50,000 $20,000 $470,000
Alexander Volkanovski L $250,000 $0 $100,000 $30,000 $380,000
Alexander Volkanovski L $350,000 $0 $600,000 $40,000 $990,000
Frankie Edgar W $350,000 $40,000 $0 $0 $390,000
Dustin Poirier L $350,000 $0 $50,000 $40,000 $440,000
Brian Ortega W $350,000 $0 $156,000 $40,000 $1,050,000
José Aldo W $300,000 $0 $30,000 $40,000 $370,000
José Aldo W $160,000 $160,000 $50,000 $40,000 $410,000
Anthony Pettis W $180,000 $0 $50,000 $60,000 $290,000
Ricardo Lamas W $75,000 $75,000 $0 $10,000 $160,000
Jeremy Stephens W $45,000 $45,000 $0 $10,000 $100,000
Charles Oliveira W $40,000 $40,000 $0 $10,000 $90,000
Cub Swanson W $35,000 $35,000 $50,000 $20,000 $140,000
Cole Miller W $30,000 $30,000 $0 $20,000 $80,000
Akira Corassani W $25,000 $25,000 $50,000 $20,000 $120,000
Clay Collard W $20,000 $20,000 $0 $20,000 $60,000
Andre Fili W $17,000 $17,000 $0 $20,000 $54,000
Will Chope W $14,000 $14,000 $50,000 $10,000 $88,000
Conor McGregor L $14,000 $0 $0 $10,000 $24,000
Dennis Bermudez L $14,000 $0 $0 $10,000 $24,000
Leonard Garcia W $12,000 $12,000 $0 $10,000 $34,000
Justin Lawrence W $10,000 $10,000 $0 $10,000 $30,000
Pat Schilling W $6,000 $6,000 $0 $10,000 $22,000
Dustin Poirier L $6,000 $0 $0 $10,000 $16,000

Total UFC Earnings: $5,832,000 ($5.8 million) 

A Glance at Max Holloway Asset Accumulation

Name Max Holloway
Age 29 years old (Born 1991)
Net Worth $6-6.5 million (approx.)
Status Active 
Salary $470,000 (last fight vs Calvin Kattar)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements
Endorsements  Reebok, Facebook Gaming, Hawaii Foodbank, Manscaped, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $500,000 (approx.)
Marital Status  Married to Alessa Holloway
Residence Waianae, Hawaii, United States
Charities ALL4HAWAII, Hawaii COVID-19 relief, Hawaii Foodbank

What is Max Holloway Net Worth in 2021?

According to reports, Max Holloway’s Net Worth sits at around $6-6.5 million in 2021. For the most part, Max makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the Hawaiian fighter is sponsored by Reebok, Facebook Gaming, Hawaii Foodbank, Manscaped, and has his merch brand.

As mentioned above, Holloway’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $5,832,000. However, Max began his career fighting in X-1 and UIC.  Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights, Max’s total earnings from MMA amount to $5.9 million. 

With his career still blooming, the 29-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Holloway’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “Blessed” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42. 

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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