Stipe Miocic is an American professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The 35-year-old UFC fighter of the Croatian descent holds the record for most consecutive title defenses in the history of the UFC heavyweight division. In his 8 years of a successful career, Stipe Miocic has played 20 matches and experienced only 2 losses and, currently is reported to be enjoying a net worth over $2 million.
It seems his fighting career is the main source of his income. Curious about the detail of Stipe Miocic's career earnings? Scroll down as we provide information of his incomes, endorsements and net worth.
Stipe Miocics' earnings since his debut until 2012
Stipe Miocic, prior joining the UFC played in the NAAFS, where he won 6 matches consecutively and named himself the NAAFS Heavyweight title eliminator. On June 14, 2011, Stipe signed with UFC and later on October 8 made his professional debut in the UFC, winning against Joey Beltran.
For his win, Stipe Miocic was given the prize money of $12,000 including $6000 win bonus and $6000 for his match. Later, his match was fixed with Phil de Fries held on February 15, 2012, on Ohama, Nebraska. Also, Stipe won the match by knock-out accumulating $66,000 which included $8000 for the show, $8000 win bonus and $50,000 for Knock-out of the Night.
Stipe Miocic's Net worth and Prize money in 2012 at the UFC 146 and UFC on Fuel TV
After 3 months of his match with Phil, Stipe fought against Shane Del Rosario on May 26, 2012, in UFC 146. He won by TKO(elbows)and was awarded $10,000 win bonus and another $10,000 for the show, summing up to $20,000 in total.
But, his match with Stefan Struve in UFC on Fuel TV on September 29, 2012, turned him down as he experienced a loss first time in his professional career. However, Stipe took home $55,000 ( $15,000 for the match and $40,000 Fight of the Night bonus) that night. Have a look at this video.
As reported, Stipe's net worth in 2012 was estimated to be around $100,000.
Stipe Miocic's Prize money and Net worth in 2013 and 2014
On June 15, 2013, Stipe again stood on the place of the winner after he beat Roy Nelson by decision in UFC 161. For his win, Stipe was given a total of $30,000 that included $15,000 fight payment and $15,000 as a win bonus.
Later, Stipe Miocic matched against Gabriel Gonzaga, on January 25, 2014, in UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Thomson. And his win earned him $20,000 win bonus and $20,000 for his match. In the UFC - TUF Brazil 3 Finale, Stipe fought Fabio Maldonado held in Sau Paulo, Brazil on May 31, 2014, and got hands over $100,000 for his victory.
But, Stipe's record of only 1 loss got another addition after he lost to Junior dos Santos in UFC on Fox 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic, on December 13, 2014. Despite his loss, Stipe was paid $80,000. And Stipe Miocic's net worth in 2014 was reported to be around $250,000.
Stipe Miocic's Net worth reached over $1 million in 2016
After winning the match against Mark Hunt on May 10, 2015, in UFC Fight Night: Miocic vs. Hunt, Stipe not only got $60,000, he also got to fight former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Andrei Arlovski aka The Pitbull in UFC 195. And with a TKO, Stipe won and earned $175,000 including $60,000 show payment, $60,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus and $5,000 Reebok sponsorship.
Since then, Stipe is sponsored by Reebok. As per the report of 2015, Stipe's net worth was $350,000. Let's have a look at Stipe's best knockouts in UFC.
Stipe Miocic biggest day came up, as he faced Fabricio Werdum on May 14, 2016, in the UFC 198. With a victorious KO punch after 2 minutes 47 seconds of the match, Stipe not only pocketed $210,000, plus Stipe also earned the title of UFC Heavyweight Championship.
The year 2016 proved to be lucky to Stipe Miocic as he married his love Ryan Marie Carney on June 18, 2016, and currently, as of 2018, the couple living in their house in Ohio is expecting a baby girl.
Later in the match against Alistair Overeem in the UFC 203 on September 10, 2016, Stipe defended his title accumulating a total of $690,000 which included $600,000 for the show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus and $40,000 Reebok sponsorship.
In the end of 2016, Stipe's s net worth was estimated to be around $1.1 million.
Net worth and Earnings of Stipe Miocic in 2017
On May 13, 2017, Stipe played against Junior dos Santos for the heavyweight title and Stipe taking the revenge of his loss in the past, won with a knock-out after 2 minutes 22 second of the match. The UFC 211 event held in Dallas on May 13, 2017, earned him $690,000 including Reebok's sponsorship of $40,000.
Stipe Miocic, later on, January 20, 2018, made his record for most consecutive title defenses in the history of the UFC heavyweight division after winning Francis Ngannou in UFC 220. Stipe earned $640,000 for his win which made his total career earnings of $2,868,000.
As of 2017, Stipe net worth was reported to be $2 million.
Stipe Micoic's Projected net worth in 2018
Well as Stipe Micoic's net worth as of 2018 is still under review, and also the detail of his endorsements deal is not out yet.
Recently, Stipe is reported to compete against Daniel Cormier on July 7, 2018, at UFC 226. But if Miocic wins the match, his net worth is projected to be increased by 35% which will be around $2.7 million.
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His net worth in 2014 was $250,000 which increased by 40% to $350,000 in 2015. In 2016, he had a massive increase in his earnings which made his net worth to $1.1 million with about 214% increment.
Well, he might have the huge net worth in near future calculating his current growth in his assets.
Let's wish him best for the match and keep in touch with us.