American Mixed Martial Artist Demetrious Johnson's Net Worth Is Staggering-List Of His Major Fights And Earnings

News by Nembang Published on 14 Sep,2018 Updated on 14 Sep,2018

Demetrious Johnson is an American mixed martial artist who is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship competing in the men's flyweight division. He holds the UFC record for most consecutive title defenses with 11.  Along with name and fame, the incredible MMA fighter,  Johnson is also earning an attractive amount of money from his successful professional career.

He is paid a handsome money per fight for his participation. How much is his net worth? How luxurious is the lifestyle of Johnson? Keep reading this article for the detail information. 

Demetrious Johnson's Salary And Net Worth-List Of His Major Fights And Earnings 

From his hard work and devotion, Demetrious Johnson is earning an attractive amount of money. As per the Celebrity Networth, the fighter has a handsome net worth of $6 million. On the other hand, Johnson has an estimated net worth of $950,000 as per the Richest. 

The MMA fighter started fighting  during his high school days and even competed in the state championship. In the year 2007, he began his professional career with a win. Following his debut, he appeared on numerous match and won 8 fights.     

CAPTION: MMA fighter Demetrious Johnson SOURCE: Sherdog

In 2010, Johnson joined the World Extreme Cagefighting debut at bantamweight against Brad Pickett and lost by the unanimous decision. Then after, he won several fights against the fighters Nick Pace, Damacio Page, and others.  

Amid his flourishing fighting career in WEC, Johnson became a part of the Ultimate Fighting Championship in October 2010 as the UFC and WEC merged. His UFC career was pretty controversial, in 2012 his fight against the fighter Ian McCall which was the first flyweight bout in UFC history. 

McCall went all three rounds but the judges announced decision making Johnson winner. Later the rematch between Johnson and McCall took place and Johnson won the fight with a win via unanimous decision. 

Here is a list of the fighter's major fights and his earning.

  • April 2010 = He lost his debut fight against Brad Pickett at the WEC 48 tournament. He was paid $3,000 for his appearance in the fight.
  • November 2010 = Johnson won the fight against Damacio Page at the WEC 52 match and received the winning price of total $8,000 ($4,000 to show and $4,000 win bonus).
  • February 2011 = He won the fight over Norifumi Yamamoto at UFC 126 tournament and was paid $10,000 ($5,000 for show and $5,000 win bonus).
  • Oct 2011 = Demetrious lost the fight against Dominick Cruz at the UFC Live: Cruz vs Johnson but received $20,000 for the show. 
  • March 2012 = He fought against the fighter Ian McCall which resulted in a draw. He received an attractive amount of $90,000 ($20,000 for show, $20,000 win bonus – UFC paid it despite the draw, and $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus).
  • July 2013 = Johnson won the fight over John Moraga at the UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Moraga match. He was paid a total winning price of $108,000 ($29,000 for show, $29,000 win bonus, and $50,000 Submission of the Night bonus).
  • December 2013 = He also won the fight against Joseph Benavidez at the UFC on Fox: Johnson vs Benavidez 2 tournament and received a handsome amount of $225,000 ($125,000 for show, $50,000 win bonus, and $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus).
  • April 2016 = Johnson won the fight over Henry Cejudo at the UFC 197 tournament and received a total amount of $285,000 ($135,000 for show, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, and $40,000 Reebok sponsorship).
  • December 2016 = He won the fight against Tim Eliott at the TUF: Tournament of Championships Finale. He was paid a total winning amount of $390,000 ($350,000 for show and $40,000 Reebok sponsorship).
  • April 2017 = He also won the fight over Wilson Reis at the UFC Fight Night: Johnson vs Reis match and received a total amount of $450,000 ($360,000 for show, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, and $40,000 Reebok sponsorship).
  • August 2018 = He lost the fight against Henry Cejudo at the UFC 227 tournament but earned a huge amount of $470,000 ($380,000 for show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, and $40,000 fight week incentive pay).

From his participation in numerous fights, Johnson earned a total amount of $3,555,000. Currently, he is engaged to the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is doing best of him.

Demetrious Johnson's Lifestyle 

Along with his incredible professional career, Johnson is leading a blissful personal life. Despite his difficult childhood, he managed to make it good for him. He lives in a luxurious house in Parkland, Washington.   

CAPTION: Demetrious Johnson with his wife and son SOURCE: From Demetrious Johnson's Instagram

In spite of his celebrated fighting career, the fighter is leading a low-key personal life with very little information. He is happily married to his wife Destiny Johnson who is very supportive of her husband. Since their wedding on 11 May 2012, the couple is inseparable.

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The two are living a joyous family life along with their two sons; Tyren Johnson born in 2013 and Maverick Johnson born in 2015 and a daughter born in 2018 Tanyth Lea Johnson. Besides being an incredible husband and a doting father, he is very focused on his fighting career. 

Demetrious Johnson: Quick Facts

  • He was born on 13 August 1986 in Madisonville, Kentucky and grew up in Parkland, Washington.
  • His middle name is Krishna and his nicknames are DJ and Mighty Mouse.
  • He was raised by his deaf mother Karen Johnson and a rude stepfather.
  • He is 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m) tall.
  • He weighs 125 lbs (57 kg).
  • He went to Washington High School.