Sean Strickland Career Earnings (purse, payouts) + Net Worth

Sean Strickland is the #7 rank contender in the UFC’s Middleweight division. Also known as, “Tarzan”, he is one of the most prominent fighters in his division.

After making a very average start, Sean (24-3) was looking like just another fighter on the roster. However, the American kept fighting and building a resume, putting some big names on his list. Currently, Strickland is one of the most consistent and in-form on the roster. 

Known for his stamina, endurance, and some decisive striking, Strickland 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 Sean Strickland career earnings through salary, purse, payouts, bonuses, incentive pay, sponsorship & what his net worth is.

Sean Strickland punches Krzysztof Jotko of Poland in a middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 01, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (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, Sean’s salary, incentive pay, and PPV revenue from his upcoming fight with Jack Hermansson are yet to be released. Hence, you can check back here for updates. With all that out of the way, let’s begin.

Sean Strickland Career Earnings

Sean Strickland punches Uriah Hall of Jamaica in a middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on July 31, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credits: Getty Images)
Fighter Result  Base Salary  Win Bonus  Performance Bonus  Incentive Pay/ Sponsorships Total 
Uriah Hall W $60,000 $60,000   $11,000 $131,000
Krzysztof Jotko W $44,000 $44,000   $11,000 $99,000 
Brendan Allen W $42,000 $42,000  $50,000  $10,000 $144,000
Jack Marshman W $40,000  $40,000    $16,000 $96,000
Nordine Taleb W $34,000 $34,000   $5,000 $73,000
Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos L $34,000     $5,000 $39,000
Court McGee W $32,000 $32,000   $5,000 $69,000
Kamaru Usman L $32,000     $5,000 $37,000
Tom Breese W $23,000  $23,000    $5,000 $51,000
Alex Garcia W $20,000 $20,000   $2,500 $42,500
Igor Araujo W $17,000 $17,000   $2,500 $36,500
Santiago Ponzinibbio L $17,000     $2,500 $19,500
Luke Barnatt W $10,000 $10,000   $2,500 $22,500
Bubba McDaniel W $8,000 $8,000   $2,500 $18,500

Total UFC Earnings: $878,500  ($0.87 million ) 

A Glance at Sean Strickland Asset Accumulation

Name Sean Strickland 
Age 30 years old (Born 1990)
Net Worth $1-1.5 million (approx.)
Status Active
Salary $131,000 (last fight vs Uriah Hall)
Source of Wealth UFC Career, Endorsements
Endorsements  Reebok, Venom, Icon Meals, and more. 
Endorsement Earnings $200,000
Marital Status  Unmarried 
Residence  Corona, California, United States
Charities N/A

What is Sean Strickland Net Worth in 2021?

According to our research, Sean Strickland’s Net Worth sits at around $1-1.5 million in 2022. For the most part, Sean makes most of his killing plying his trade inside the Octagon but also from his lucrative endorsement deals. Currently, the US-based fighter is sponsored by Reebok, Venum, Icon Meals, and more. 

As mentioned above, Strickland’s earnings from UFC ( includes pay, salaries, earnings, bonuses) amount to $878,500. However, Sean began his career fighting in KOTC and LBFN  Thus, if we take into account the prize money from these fights and his gym, Sean’s earnings from MMA amount to about $1 million.

With his career still blooming, the 30-year-olds influence is expected to keep increasing,  making him a very marketable athlete. As such, you can expect a significant increase in Sean’s endorsement earnings in the coming years. Moreover, “Tarzan” will look to increase his Net Worth, even more, when he takes on Jack Hermansson at UFC Vegas 47. 

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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