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Kamaru Usman Net Worth 2022, Salary & Brand Endorsement

Kamaru Usman Net Worth

Kamaru Usman Net Worth

Kamaru Usman net worth in 2022 is estimated to be $8 million. Kamaru Usman has made most of his net worth from his MMA career.

He is the current Welterweight champion of the UFC and still actively defending in the UFC.

His last fight was against Colby Covington, which has made him a total of $1,892,000. which is also the highest payday of his career till date.

About Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman is a professional Nigerian-American mixed martial artist. He is currently ranked as the number one pound for pound fighter.

Fighter NameKamaru Usman
Kamaru Usman Net Worth 2022$8 Million
Salary$1,000,000
NationalityNigerian
MMA Record20-1-0
Weight170 lbs.
Height6′ 0″
StanceSwitch
Date of BirthMay 11, 1987
Age34 Years

Kamaru Usman Career Earnings

Kamaru Usman Career Earnings
Kamaru Usman Career Earnings

Kamaru Usman Vs. Colby Covington

It is estimated that Kamaru Usman has earned more than $6,864,833 throughout his fight career. His highest payday was at UFC 268 where he defeated Colby Covington by unanimous decision in an five round war.

Read: Colby Covington Net Worth

Kamaru Usman Vs. Jorge Masvidal 2

UFC 261: Kamaru Usman Vs. Jorge Masvidal 2 – Usman defended his title for the fifth time and second time against Jorge Masvidal. Usman knocked out Masvidal in an devastating way in round number two.

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For this fight, he was paid $1,542,000 which included $600,000 as a fight salary, $850,000 PPV sale bonus and $50K fight bonus.

Kamaru Usman Vs. Gilbert Burns

UFC 258: Kamaru Usman Vs. Gilbert Burns – Usman defended his title against one of his former sparring partner Gilbert Burns. Usman knocked out Burns in round number three of their fight.

Kamaru Usman bagged total of $1,040,000, Which included a base salary of $600,000, and $400,000 as a PPV sale bonus.

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Kamaru Usman Vs. Jorge Masvidal 1

UFC 251: Usman Vs. Masvidal 1 – Masvidal took short notice fight against champ Kamaru Usman, Where Usman defeated him by unanimous decision victory in a five rounds war.

For this fight Usman was paid a total of $1,423,333. Which included his base salary of $600,000, PPV sale bonus of $783,333 and $40k sponsorship bonus.

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Kamaru Usman Vs. Colby Covington 1

UFC 245: Kamaru Usman Vs. Colby Covington 1 – This was one of the most anticipated fights of his career. Overall, it was a close fight till round four, but Usman got the finish in round number five.

For this amazing fight, He was paid $790,000. Which included his base salary of $500,000 and $200,000 PPV sales bonus along with $50k performance bonus and $40k from brand sponsorship.

Read: Colby Covington Net Worth

Kamaru Usman vs. Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley Vs. Kamaru Usman – This was his first title fight when he defeated Tyron Woodley to earn his first ever UFC gold. Where he earned whopping $1,155,000, which includes his base salary of $350,000, PPV sales bonus of $775,000 along with $40k sponsorship bonus.

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Kamaru Usman vs. Rafael Dos Anjos

Kamaru Usman Vs. Rafael Dos Anjos – On the ultimate fighter season 28 finale Usman defeated RDA by unanimous decision. Which also earned him performance bonus. For this fight Kamar Usman earned $205,000. Which included $75,000 as a base salary and $75,000 fight win bonus along with $50k bonus.

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Kamaru Usman Vs. Demian Maia

Demian Maia Vs. Kamaru Usman – Usman defeated Maia by unanimous decision in five round hard fought battle. For this fight Usman earned $55,000, Which included $25,000 as a base salary and $25,000 as a fight win bonus and $5,000 as a sponsorship bonus.

Kamaru Usman Vs. Emil Meek

Kamaru Usman Vs. Emil Meek – Usman defeated Meek by unanimous decision on UFC Fight Night Stephen Vs.Choi. For this fight he earned $25,000 as a base salary and $25,000 as a fight win bonus along with $5k sponsorship money.

Kamaru Usman Vs. Sergio Moraes

Kamaru Usman Vs. Sergio Moraes – Kamaru Usman defeated Sergio Moraes by first round KO. Usman earned $51,000. Which included his base salary of $23,000 and $23,000 as a fight win bonus.

Kamaru Usman early UFC fight earnings

Kamaru Usman Vs. Sean Strickland – Sean Strickland who is now a light heavyweight was defeated by Kamaru Usman by unanimous decision. For this fight, he was paid $48,500. Which included his base salary of $23,000.

Kamaru Usman Vs. Warlley Alves – Usman defeated Warlley by unanimous decision. Which earned him $44,500 including his salary and all bonuses.

Kamaru Usman Vs. Alexander Yakovlev – this was Usman’s third fight on UFC contract where he defeated Alexander by unanimous decision. For this fight, he earned $44,500.

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Kamaru Usman Early Life

Kamaru Usman early UFC life
Kamaru Usman early UFC life

Kamarudeen Usman is the real name of Kamaru Usman, He was born on May 11, 1987 in Auchi, Nigeria. His father is a army major in nigerian army and his mother is a teacher in nigeria.

He also has two brothers whose names are Kashetu and Mohammed, Kashetu is a doctor of pharmacy and Mohammed is a mixed martial artist.

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Kamaru Usman Early Career

Kamaru Usman Early Career
Kamaru Usman Early Career

Kamaru Usman started wrestling when he was in the school, During these days he got the nickname “Marty”. During school days he compiled the record of 53-3 and earned number 3 rank at Texas state championship.

In his school days he wrestled alongside future UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones.

While in college days Usman wrestled in William Penn University, But unfortunately he left the university because his teammates and coaches left him behind in the sandstorm to attend NAIA national tournament.

Then he was transferred to University of Nebraska, He secured top 3 spots during all three years at UON.

In 2010, He became the NCAA Division II national champion at 174 pounds in 2010, finishing the season with a 44–1 record and 30 straight wins.

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Kamaru Usman Next Fight

Kamaru Usman is set to defend his title against Leon Edwards who is currently riding on nine wins streak.

Read: Leon Edwards Next Fight

Kamaru Usman Freestyle Wrestling Career

Kamaru Usman Freestyle Wrestling Career
Kamaru Usman Freestyle Wrestling Career

Kamaru Usman tried freestyle wrestling after his folkstyle career. He became a United States resident in 2012, which was offered by the United States Olympic training centre.

He made it to the US university world team in 2010, but unfortunately, he failed to qualify for the United States Olympic team due to injuries.

Mixed Martial Arts Career of Kamaru Usman

After failing in US olympics qualification, Kamaru Usman started training of Mixed Martial Arts. In 2010, he served as a wrestling coach of the ultimate championship season fourteen.

In November 2012, Usman started competing in MMA and compiled a record of 5-1.

Kamaru Usman’s The Ultimate Fighter Journey

Kamaru Usman's The Ultimate Fighter Journey
Kamaru Usman’s The Ultimate Fighter Journey

In 2015,On the 21st season of the ultimate fighter Usman was selected as one of the fighter. In his debut fight Usman faced undefeated Titan FC Welterweight Champion Michael Graves. Usman defeated him in a five round war by Majority decision.

In the semifinals, Kamaru defeated former WSOF Welterweight Champion Steve Carl by unanimous decision. With this win Usman advanced to the final. Where he scheduled to fight Hayder Hassan.

On July 12, 2015, at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale Kamaru Usman defeated Hayder Hassan by submission to earn UFCs six figure contract.

Kamaru Usman UFC debut

Kamaru Usman UFC debut
Kamaru Usman UFC debut

Kamaru Usman made his first appearance in December 2015 at UFC on Fox 17, where he defeated Leon Edwards by unanimous decision after three rounds of a fight.

Six years have gone now, and they are now at such a point where they will fight for the title now.

Kamaru Usman Personal Life

Kamaru Usman Personal Life
Kamaru Usman Personal Life

Kamaru Usman is married to his Brazilian girlfriend, Eleslie Dietzsch. They are now parents to a sweet daughter Samirah who was born in 2014.

Kamaru Usman said he loves brazil, and His daughter is half Brazilian.

Awards and Accomplishments of Kamaru Usman

  • NCAA Division II All-American (174 lbs, 2008, 2009, 2010)
  • NAIA National Qualifier (165 lbs, 2007)
  • 6x UFC Welterweight Champion
  • The Ultimate Fighter 21 tournament winner
  • 2019 December Fight of the Month vs. Colby Covington – mmajunkie

FAQ

How much is Kamaru Usman Net Worth?

Kamaru Usman net worth in 2022 is estimated to be $8 million. Kamaru Usman has made most of his net worth from MMA fights.

How old is Kamaru Usman?

Kamaru Usman is 34 years of old now.

What is the current MMA record of Kamaru Usman?

20-1-0 is the MMA record of welterweight champion Kamaru Usman.

Who is the wife of Kamaru Usman?

Kamaru Usman is married to his Brazilian girlfriend Eleslie Dietzsch.

When is the next fight of Kamaru Usman?

Kamaru Usman is set to defend his title against Leon Edwards who is currently riding on nine wins streak.

Who did Kamaru Usman lose to?

Kamaru Usman has only lost to Jose Caceres by rear naked choke submission.

Where does Kamaru Usman train?

Kamaru Usman is currently training along with Justin Gaethje at ONX Sports under one of the best coaches in the MMA community Trevor Wittman. The UFC Welterweight champion signed with ONX Sports in 2020 after three years in the Sanford MMA gym.

Where does Kamaru Usman live?

Usman is born at Aunchi, Nigeria and moved to Dallas, Texas. Where he is currently living with his family.

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