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Justin Gaethje Net Worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Justin Gaethje’s net worth is estimated to be around $4 million as of March 2023. This figure is based on his reported earnings from his fights, bonuses and endorsements.
Justin Gaethje’s MMA Earnings
Gaethje started his professional MMA career in 2011 and fought for various regional promotions before signing with the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) in 2013. He became the inaugural WSOF lightweight champion by defeating Richard Patishnock in 2014 and defended his title five times until 2016. According to Sports Daily, Gaethje earned a substantial payday in his last three fights at WSOF, ranging from $140,000 to $200,000 per fight.
Gaethje made his UFC debut in 2017 with a thrilling second-round TKO win over Michael Johnson at The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale. He earned $302,500 for that fight, which was also awarded Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night bonuses. Since then, Gaethje has fought nine more times in the UFC, earning between $110,000 and $480,000 per fight. His highest payday came when he faced Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title at UFC 249 in 2020. He won that fight by fifth-round TKO and pocketed $480,000, plus another Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night bonus.
In total, Gaethje has earned over $3 million from his UFC fights alone. He has also received nine Fight of the Night bonuses and four Performance of the Night bonuses throughout his UFC career, adding another $1 million to his earnings.
Justin Gaethje’s Life and Career
Justin Gaethje is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He was born on November 14, 1988, in Safford, Arizona, to a Mexican mother and a German father. He started wrestling at the age of four and became a two-time state champion in high school and an NCAA Division I All-American at the University of Northern Colorado. He began his amateur MMA career while in college and turned professional in 2011. He joined the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) in 2013 and became the Lightweight Champion, defending his title five times before vacating it to join the UFC in 2017. He won his UFC debut against Michael Johnson and earned several Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night bonuses for his exciting fights. He became the interim UFC Lightweight Champion by defeating Tony Ferguson in 2020 but lost his unification bout against Khabib Nurmagomedov later that year. He bounced back with a win over Michael Chandler in 2021 and is scheduled to face Charles Oliveira for the undisputed title at UFC 274 on May 7, 2022. He has a net worth of $4 million and is known as “The Highlight” for his aggressive and entertaining fighting style.
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