Brock Lesnar is well-known for his pro wrestling career in WWE and his MMA (mixed martial artist) fighting career at UFC. He is also a former professional American Football player. Brock is one of the most glorified athletes of the recent times. He is the only person in history to win a championship in WWE, UFC, NJPW, and NCAA.
How Much Money Does Brock Lesnar Make in the WWE?
Lesnar has recently renewed his WWE contract under different terms than the previous one. The Beast will be paid $100,000 for every TV appearance and also $500,000 when competes on a pay-per-view or on a WWE Special. This does not include $125,000 per quarter from WWE. He is at the top of the WWE Superstars Salaries list.
Lesnar’s WWE career is very successful right from the beginning where he won 2002 King of the Ring contest and in 2003 he won the Royal Rumble match. He is also the youngest WWE Champion (at the age of 25) of all times. Soon after, he left the WWE to pursue a career at NFL (National Football League).
Lesnar once again returned to WWE in 2012. To everyone’s surprise, he ended The Undertaker’s Undefeated Streak at Wrestlemania 30. As of writing this post, Lesner is on track to become longest regaining WWE Champion of modern times.
Brock Lesnar UFC Career Earnings
Brock Lesnar began his MMA career in June 2007. He signed with the UFC in the October month of the same year. He lost to Frank Mir in his very first match at UFC 81 in UFC. But he earned $250,000 for that event. Brock Lesnar’s earnings will consistent throughout his UFC career before leaving the promotion in 2012.
|EVENT||OPPONENT||DATE||PURSE MONEY BONUS|
|UFC 200||Mark Hunt||July 9, 2016||$2,255,000 ($2,500,000 to show, $250,000 fine for failed drug test, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)|
|UFC 141||Alistair Overeem||December 30, 2011||$400,000|
|UFC 121||Cain Velasquez||October 23, 2010||$400,000|
|UFC 116||Shane Carwin||July 3, 2010||$475,000 ($400,000 to show, $75,000 Submission of the Night bonus)|
|UFC 100||Frank Mir||July 11, 2009||$400,000|
|UFC 91||Randy Couture||November 15, 2008||$450,000 ($250,000 to show, $200,000 win bonus)|
|UFC 87||Heath Herring||August 9, 2008||$450,000 ($250,000 to show, $200,000 win bonus)|
|UFC 81||Frank Mir||February 2, 2008||$250,000|
Lesnar returned for a fight at UFC 200 where he pocketed $2.5 million for a single fight. Overall Brock Lesnar’s UFC career earnings stand at $5,295,000 (via thesportsdaily.com)
Brock Lesnar’s Net Worth
According to celebritynetworth.com, the “Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesner’s net worth stands at $22 million. With lucrative WWE contract and a possible return to UFC means his net worth will increase considerably in the coming years.
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