Tyson Nam

Jack Ol 22 Sep,2020

Facts of Tyson Nam

Birth Name
Tyson Ka'eo Nam
Famous Name
Tyson Nam
Tyson Ka'eo Nam


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$1 million
Currently Club

An American professional mixed martial artist Tyson Nam is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship and competes in the flyweight division. He made his professional MMA debut in 2006 with ICON Sport and competed for World Series of Fighting, Elite XC, and King of the Cage. Earlier, he competed in the bantamweight division and switched to flyweight in 2015.

What is Tyson Nam's salary at UFC? What is his net worth in 2020? Is he married? Read the article to know about him in detail.

UFC Salary and MMA Earnings

Tyson Nam has earned thousands of dollars from his MMA career. He signed with the UFC in 2019 and has fought in four matches in the promotion. He has earned more than $130,000 so far from UFC while his fight purse is reported to be around $13,000. He earned $13,500 each from his first two-fight despite losses.

Nam was paid his career-high $78,000 including a $12,000 match fee, $12,000 win bonus, $4,000 Reebok sponsorship, and a $50,000 performance of the night bonus after he defeated Zarrukh Adashev at UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo in June 2020. He received $27,500 from his most recent fight at UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley in September 2020.

Event Salary/ Earnings
UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens $13,500
UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Hooker $13,500
UFC on ESPN: Eye vs. Calvillo $78,000
UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley $27,500

The American MMA fighter has been competing professionally since 2005 and has fought for several promotions till now. He also won the flyweight title in some promotions. As one of the popular fighter in the company, he made thousands of dollars from fights. 

Tyson's net worth in 2020 is estimated to be around $1 million.

Relationship Status

Tyson hasn't shared any details about his relationship and marital status currently. He is reported to be unmarried and single. However, he has shared some photos with a girl who was rumored to be his girlfriend. He posted those photos with the girl in mid 2010s but havent been spotted together with her since then.

 Nam stands at the height of 5' 7" (1.70 m) and his bodyweight is 135 lbs (61 kg). His MMA record is 20-11-1.

Early Life

Tyson Nam was born on October 6, 1983 in Portland, Oregon, USA. He is 26 years old in 2020. He holds an American nationality. Nam competed in various sports from a young age and began training in judo at the age of six before he began boxing in high school, then transitioned to kickboxing, before turning his focus to mixed martial arts.

He is a graduate of University of Hawaii.

Tyson started pro MMA career with ICON Sport and later joined Elite XC. He also competed with  King of the Cage and moved to Bellator FC but was released without any fight. He also fought Bellator champion Eduardo Dantas and defeated via KO at Shooto Brazil 33. He also fought at WSOF and Destiny MMA, and joined UFC in 2019. He most recently defeated Jerome Rivera at UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley.


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