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The wealthiest MMA fighters in the world in 2022

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The wealthiest MMA fighters in the world in 2022

Last month, the updated list of the world’s wealthiest MMA fighters’ list was released, and the MMA Legend Conor McGregor leads the race with a considerable gap. UFC legend Ronda Rousey is the only woman to make the world’s top 20 richest MMA fighters in 2022.
Given below are the 20 richest MMA fighters in the world in 2022:

20. Michael Bisping: $9m
19. Jose Aldo: $9m
18. Junior dos Santos: $10m
17. Jon Jones: $10m
16. Chael Sonnen: $10m
15. Frank Mir: $10m
14. Ronda Rousey: $12m
13. Quinton Jackson: $12m
12. Chuck Liddell: $14m
11. Tito Ortiz: $14m
10. Randy Couture: $17m
9. Wanderlei Silva: $18m
8. Fedor Emelianenko: $18m
7. Anderson Silva: $18m
6. BJ Penn: $22m
5. Brock Lesnar: $28m
4. Georges St-Pierre: $30m
3. Khabib Nurmagomedov: $30m
2. Rorion Gracie: $50m
1. Conor McGregor: $110m

Conor McGregor is the biggest pay-per-view (PPV) draw in MMA history, having headlined five out of the six highest-selling UFC pay-per-view events. His headline bout with Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 drew 2.4 million PPV buys, the most ever for an MMA event. His boxing match with Mayweather drew 4.3 million PPV buys in North America, the second-most in combat sports history. McGregor was ranked as the world’s highest-paid athlete by Forbes in 2021, earning a reported $180 million. He’s also one of the most notorious fighters in the MMA and has become an incredible sensation over the past couple of years.

McGregor hasn’t fought in the octagon since he broke his leg against Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 in Las Vegas in July 2021.

Rorion Gracie is a Brazilian-American Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Grand Master, writer, publisher, producer, lecturer, and co-founder of the UFC.
He is one of the few people in the world to hold a 9th-degree red belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is known for introducing Gracie/Brazilian Jiu-jitsu to the world.

Rorion Gracie is one of the richest MMA fighters globally, with a net worth of $50 million.

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a Russian professional mixed martial artist.

He is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion. With 28 wins and no losses, Khabib holds the longest active undefeated streak in MMA.

Following his retirement, Nurmagomedov purchased the Gorilla Fighting Championship (GFC), a Russian-based MMA promotion, for $1 million, renaming it as the Eagle Fighting Championship (EFC).

Since retiring in October 2020, Nurmagomedov has been an active coach with American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez. He currently coaches and corners Islam Makhachev (UFC), Zubaira Tukhugov (UFC), Tagir Ulanbekov (UFC), Islam Mamedov (Bellator), Gadzhi Rabadanov (Bellator), Saygid Izagakhmaev (ONE Championship) and cousins Abubakar Nurmagomedov (UFC), Umar Nurmagomedov (UFC), and Usman Nurmagomedov (Bellator).

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