Joseph Benavidez Net worth

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Joseph Benavidez is ranked 2nd in the UFC Flyweight Rankings 2020. He made his Mixed Martial Arts debut in 2006. Since then, he has fought in Universal Fight Promotions, Border Warz, Professional Fighting Championship and WEC. Benavidez’s first fight at UFC 128 was against Ian Loveland. As per reports, he earned $39,000 from this fight. According to the discrete sources, Joseph Benavidez Net worth in 2020 is $2.5 Million.

Joseph Benavidez Net worth $2.5 Million

After fighting in Smaller shows, American MMA fighter Joseph Benavidez moved to World Extreme Cagefighting. His debut fight against Danny Martinez at WEC 37 earned him $17,000 in 2008. At WEC 47 Joseph Benavidez salary per fight increased to $39,000 after he faced Miguel Torres in 2010. His got his first paycheck of $39,000 at UFC after fighting against Ian Loveland at UFC 128. As per The Sports Daily, Joseph Benavidez’s Net Worth in 2020 is $2.5 Million.

Joseph Benavidez Guaranteed Purse $150,000

Joseph Benavidez Salary Per Fight increased to $101,000 after facing Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FX: Alves vs Kampmann in 2012. He received his payout of $228,000 against Jussier Formiga at UFC Fight Night: Ngannou vs dos Santos in 2019. Josepsh Benavidez fight per salary reached to $150,000 recently at UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs Benavidez 2 where he fought against Deiveson Figueiredo.

The Beefcake is believed to earn more than $250,000 in his next fight. We will update this post, after Benavidez earns his next payout.

Joseph Benavidez Career Earnings & Purse Payouts

Opponent Fight Salary Win Bonus Performance Bonus/
Sponsorship/
Week Incentive
Total Payout Fight Card Year
Danny Martinez $8,500 $8,500 N/A $17,000 WEC 37 2008
Jeff Curran $10,500 $10,500 N/A $21,000 WEC 40 2009
Dominick Cruz $12,500 N/A $10,000 Fight of the Night $22,500 WEC 42 2009
Rani Yahya $12,500 $12,500 N/A $25,000 WEC 45 2009
Miguel Torres $14,500 $14,500 $10,000 Submission of the Night $39,000 WEC 47 2010
Dominick Cruz $17,500 N/A N/A $17,500 WEC 50 2010
Wagnney Fabiano $17,500 $17,500 N/A $35,000 WEC 52 2010
Ian Loveland $19,500 $19,500 N/A $39,000 UFC 128 2011
Eddie Wineland $21,500 $21,500 N/A $43,000 UFC Live Hardy vs Lytle 2011
Yasuhiro Urushitani $25,500 $25,500 $50,000 Knockout of the Night $101,000 UFC on FX Alves vs Kampmann 2012
Demetrious Johnson $30,000 N/A N/A $30,000 UFC 152 2012
Ian McCall $30,000 $30,000 N/A $60,000 UFC 156 2013
Darren Uyenoyama $33,000 $33,000 N/A $66,000 UFC on Fox Henderson vs Melendez 2013
Jussier Formiga $36,000 $36,000 N/A $72,000 UFC Fight Night Teixeira vs Bader 2013
Demetrious Johnson $42,000 N/A N/A $42,000 UFC on Fox Johnson vs Benavidez 2 2013
Tim Elliott $42,000 $42,000 $50,000 Performance of the Night $134,000 UFC 172 2014
Dustin Ortiz $48,000 $48,000 N/A $96,000 UFC Fight Night Edgar vs Swanson 2014
John Moraga $53,000 $53,000 N/A $106,000 UFC 187 2015
Ali Bagautinov $56,000 $56,000 $15,000 Reebok $127,000 UFC 192 2015
Zach Makovsky $59,000 $59,000 $15,000 Reebok $133,000 UFC Fight Night Hendricks vs Thompson 2016
Henry Cejudo $70,000 $70,000 $20,000 Reebok $160,000 TUF Tournament of Champions Finale 2016
Sergio Pettis $73,000 N/A $20,000 Week Incentive $93,000 UFC 225 2018
Alex Perez $73,000 $73,000 $50,000 Performance of the Night + $20,000 week incentive $216,000 TUF 28 Finale 2018
Dustin Ortiz $76,000 $76,000 $20,000 week incentive $172,000 UFC Fight Night Cejudo vs Dillashaw 2019
Jussier Formiga $79,000 $79,000 $50,000 Performance of the Night + $20,000 week incentive $228,000 UFC Fight Night Ngannou vs dos Santos 2019
Deiveson Figueiredo $150,000 N/A + $30,000 Fine from Figueiredo + $30,000 week incentive $210,000 UFC Fight Night Benavidez vs Figueiredo 2020
Deiveson Figueiredo $150,000 N/A $30,000 week incentive $180,000 UFC Fight Night Benavidez vs Figueiredo 2 2020
Total Career Earnings $2,485,000