Jorge Masvidal’s net worth in 2021
Jorge Masvidal is listed at No. 7 in the UFC welterweight rankings. He has been a professional MMA fighter for almost two decades now and has produced incredible performances throughout his career. In this one, we’ll take a look at Jorge Masvidal’s net worth in 2021.
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Salary||$632,000 (latest fight vs Kamaru Usman)|
Jorge Masvidal’s Net Worth in 2021 (estimate): $6 million
Jorge Masvidal’s net worth in 2021 is estimated to be at $6 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
At a young age, Masvidal was often involved in street fighting. He also competed in wrestling during his high school years at St. Brendan High School but wasn’t eligible due to his grades. Despite that, Masvidal still trained karate and mixed martial arts.
Jorge Masvidal made his professional MMA debut on May 24, 2003, at HOOKnSHOOT: Absolute Fighting Championships 3, and he won via knockout in the first round. He then proceeded to win his next five bouts with the Absolute Fighting Championships promotion.
From 2003 to 2011, Masvidal fought with several promotions in the mixed martial arts industry. Aside from the previously mentioned Absolute Fighting Championships, he also fought under the likes of BodogFIGHT promotion, Strikeforce, and Bellator, before finally signing with the UFC.
Masvidal made his UFC debut on April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7 where he faced Tim Means. He came out victorious in his debut match after winning the fight via unanimous decision.
On Nov. 6, 2013, Masvidal fought Rustam Khabilov at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3. He lost the fight via unanimous decision, but he was awarded his first Fight of the Night.
Masvidal won his first Performance of the Night award during his bout against Cezar Ferreira on July 12, 2015, at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale. He won the fight via knockout in the first round.
On Jan. 28, 2017, Masvidal faced Donald Cerrone at UFC on Fox 23. He knocked down Cerrone late in the first round, and he eventually finished the fight via TKO early in the second round. His performance earned him his second Performance of the Night award.
After being out of action since November 2017, Masvidal returned on March 16, 2019, to face Darren Till at UFC Fight Night 147. Till dropped Masvidal in the first, but that did not deter the veteran as he went on to win the fight in the second round via knockout.
Masvidal’s performance earned him his second Fight of the Night and third Performance of the Night awards.
On July 6, 2019, Jorge Masvidal set a new UFC record at UFC 239. He faced off against Ben Askren and as both fighters rushed in, Masvidal hit Askren with a flying knee as he won the fight in just 5 seconds — the fastest knockout win in UFC history.
At UFC 244 on Nov. 2, 2019, Jorge Masvidal faced Nate Diaz. UFC president Dana White claimed that the headlining bout was for the celebratory “Baddest Motherf*cker” (BMF) belt. Masvidal went on to be the victor after a doctor stoppage between the third and fourth rounds, as the cage-side physician said that the cut over Diaz’s right eye kept him from continuing.
On July 5, 2020, Masvidal faced off against UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 replacing Gilbert Burns after Burns tested positive for COVID-19. Prior to the fight, Masvidal signed a new multi-fight contract with the UFC. Masvidal then lost the fight via unanimous decision.
On April 24, 2021, at UFC 261, Jorge Masvidal and Kamaru Usman faced off once again for a rematch. This time around, Masvidal was knocked out in the second round as he lost the fight. This loss marked the first time he lost via knockout in the UFC.
Jorge Masvidal was slated to face Leon Edwards at UFC 269 on Dec. 11, 2021. However, the veteran withdrew due to injury. Edwards then went off on Masvidal, calling him a fraud for pulling out of the fight.
As of this writing, Masvidal’s MMA record stands at 35 wins and 15 losses. 16 of those wins came from knockouts and 17 came from submissions.
Aside from MMA, Masvidal has also appeared in a professional wrestling setting with All Elite Wrestling. He made his debut for AEW at AEW Grand Slam, alongside American Top Team, as they attacked Chris Jericho and Jake Hager.
According to Essentially Sports, Masvidal has earned a total of $3,157,837 throughout his UFC career.
Alongside his fight earnings, Masvidal also has endorsement deals with Reebok and MetroPCS. He also launched his own mezcal brand in 2020 called El Recuerdo de Oaxaca Joven.
In April 2021, Masvidal also started his own bare-knuckle MMA promotion called Gamebred Fighting Championship. They held their inaugural PPV event on June 18, 2021.
He currently does not have any UFC fight in the books, and he’s even thinking about preparing for retirement. One thing is for certain, though, Masvidal will surely look to finish his MMA career in style.