Alexander Volkanovski net worth: How much does he make per fight?

Alexander 'The Great' Volkanovski is undeniably one of the best featherweights in the world but how much does he get paid for all his efforts? Here is all you need to know about Volkanovski's net worth.
Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 Press Conference
Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 Press Conference / Carmen Mandato/GettyImages

Alexander Volkanovski is regarded by many to be one of the best MMA fighters of the modern era. Volkanovski certainly lives up to his nickname as 'The Great' in the octagon, is his net worth also deserving of that nickname?

The Australian mixed martial artist started his career at welterweight before moving down to lightweight but Volkanovski soon settled into the featherweight division, where he has dominated and reigned as champion since mid-December 2019.

At UFC 290, he looks to have a successful fifth title defense and further increase his stock. Here is everything you need to know about Alexander Volkanovski’s net worth in 2023, taking into account his UFC salary as well as his outside endorsements.

Alexander Volkanovski's net worth

As it stands, records show that Alexander Volkanovski has a net worth of around $3,500,000.

In 2016, Volkanovski joined the UFC and his net worth started being recorded at $30,000. 'The Great' broke into millionaire status in 2020 with a $1,400,000 net worth, as he went through his first year as featherweight champion.

Alexander Volkanovski endorsements

Volkanovski is a high-profile athlete and, as such, he has garned some endorsements for himself.

At present, 'The Great' is endorsed by Athletikan and Sports Bet (via Sportskeeda). The amount received from those endorsements has not been disclosed.

Alexander Volkanovski salary

Since first joining the UFC in 2016, Volkanovski's salary has seen increases with each year. This is how much 'The Great' was earning per year, according to Wealthy Gorilla:

  • 2016 - $50,000
  • 2017 - $60,000
  • 2018 - $335,000
  • 2019 - $420,000
  • 2020 - $1,100,000
  • 2021 - $800,000
  • 2022 - $3,000,000

What is Alexander Volkanovski's biggest payout?

It has been reported by Sportskeeda that the biggest payday of Volkanovski's career was actually quite recent, in his bout against Islam Makhachev in early 2023.

The UFC 284 main event might not have yielded double champ status for Volkanovski but it did see him leave the RAC Arena $1,800,000 richer.

This amount was made up of a $1,000,000 show purse, $50,000 bonus, $32,000 in sponsorships, and a $500,000 PPV payout.

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