Israel Adesanya Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements, Income, Assets and more

Israel Adesanya is the reigning king of the middleweight division. 'The Last Stylebender is known for his elite and precise striking. Here is everything you need to know about the Nigerian's net worth, salary, personal life and a lot more.

Israel Adesanya
NameIsrael Adesanya
OccupationMMA Fighter
Other sources of wealthAdvertisements
Net Worth$2 million
Salary$425,000 (against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259)
ResidenceAuckland, New Zealand
SponsorsPuma, Engage
MMA Record20-1
Marital StatusUnmarried
Last UpdatedJune, 2021

Israel Adesanya is arguably one of the greatest middleweight strikers of all time. Given his kickboxing background, the Nigerian-born New Zealander brings a holistic approach to his game. Having made his UFC debut only in the year 2018, he is already the reigning middleweight champion, boasting an MMA record of 20 wins and just one loss.


Just a year into his UFC debut, he made a name for himself as a showman. In fact many even considered him to replace Conor McGregor as the new face of the UFC. Such is the charisma and aura ‘The Last Stylebender possesses. His personality, fame and unique style have earned him a lot of sponsors, and is one of the most marketable athletes in the UFC.

Here is everything you need to know about his net worth, career, salary and others.


Israel Adesanya career

Israel Adesanya

Adesanya made his professional MMA debut in 2012, when he was 23 years old. He defeated all of his first 11 opponents in his MMA career via. knockout, something which exemplifies the Nigerian’s exemplary striking. He was also juggling a kickboxing career at the same time.

Following his massive success, he was roped in by the UFC in 2018. He faced Rob Wilkinson on his debut in February 2018, at UFC 221. Izzy once again won via. knockout to extend his 100% knockout record. Then came the real test. He took on Marvin Vettori in April, that same year. He somehow scraped through with a split decision win over the Italian, a result which many pundits dispute until this day.

Adesanya then found immense success, as he kept winning for fun. A series of wins earned him a title shot against the largely feared Robert Whittaker at UFC 243. And boy did Izzy use the opportunity in style, knocking out Whittaker in front of his home crowd in only the second round. Since then Adesanya has defended his middleweight belt twice. He even tried his hand at the light-heavyweight division against the champ Jan Blachowicz, but it ended up being his only loss so far.

Israel Adesanya Net Worth 2021

Israel Adesanya in his home country Nigeria

Israel Adesanya has a whopping net worth of $2 million. A large part of his earnings are from his UFC career. Adesanya earned a mind-boggling $690000 for his win against Paulo Costa at UFC 253, which he won via. TKO. At UFC 248, he faced Yoel Romero and won via. unanimous decision. The fight saw Izzy earn half a million ($500,000).

His most recent salary is from UFC 259, where he faced Jan Blachowicz, ultimately going down to the Pole, via. unanimous decision. Izzy took home a massive $425000, despite losing to Blachowicz. He made quite a few bucks during his largely successful kickboxing career as well. His total MMA career earnings are approximately $3.6 million.

Israel Adesanya’s brand deals, endorsements and charities

Israel Adesanya

Following his immense success, Israel Adesanya became the first-ever MMA fighter to land a deal with Puma. Izzy signed a multi-year deal with the sporting giants in September 2020. The company announced then that he would be the face of Puma’s Oceania division and will also be a part of their global plans.

Besides this, Adesanya has endorsement deals with fight gear supplier Engage. Being an avid gamer himself, Adesanya partnered with the immensely popular Call of Duty in November, last year.

Israel Adesanya Personal Life

Israel Adesanya with his family

Adesanya was born in Lagos to father Oluwafemi and mother Taiwo. His father is an accountant, while his mother, a nurse. He is the eldest of five children. Izzy took interest in martial arts from a very young age. He is also a big fan of various anime series. The Nigerian is a polyglot.

Regarding his personal life, Adesanya is very private and closed. He has never opened up about any of his relationships. But he is believed to be single, and hasn’t dated anyone notable in the recent past.

Q. How much does Israel Adesanya get paid?

Adesanya made around $425,000 in his last fight against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259.

Q. What is Adesanya net worth?

Israel Adesanya has a net worth of $2 million.

Q. Did Adesanya fight Jon Jones?

Although, Jones Vs Adesanya fight came close in the year 2020. The fight between Jon Jones and Israel Adesanya never materialized.

Q. What is Adesanya UFC record?

Adesanya has a UFC record of 9 wins and 1 loss.

Q. How did Israel Adesanya lose?

Israel Adesanya lost to Jan Blachowicz at UFC 259, via. unanimous decision.

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Gerard Crispin is a part of the FirstSportz UFC and Boxing team. Never-ending love for brawn and lifting heavy weights drove him towards developing an interest in combat sports. He is a Gooner for life.