Tony Ferguson Net Worth 2024: How rich is ‘El Cucuy’?

Tony Ferguson is one of the most entertaining fighters on the UFC roster. Here is everything you need to know about the star's net worth, UFC salary, and personal life.


Tony Ferguson Net Worth 2024: How rich is ‘El Cucuy’?

Tony Ferguson has a significant net worth (via Imago)

NameTony Ferguson
Net WorthEstimated $3.5 million
BornOxnard, California, U.S
Age39
Sources of WealthMMA, Endorsements
Height1.8 m
Fighting record25-9
Last updatedJanuary 2024.

Tony Ferguson is considered one of the best lightweight fighters in history. As such, Tony Ferguson has amassed a significant net worth. The fighter is well known for his unorthodox intent during a fight and his ability to survive through brutal beating. Ferguson is considered a legend in the eyes of several UFC fans and has consistently put on a show for a long time now.

The fighter’s full name is Anthony Armand Padilla. The former interim champ was born in Oxnard, California, on February 12, 1984. The fighter stands 180 cm tall and has competed as both a lightweight and welterweight in his MMA career. Find out more details about the career, net worth, and personal life of Tony Ferguson.

Tony Ferguson Net Worth 2023

The net worth of Tony Ferguson remains around $3.5 million. Most of his revenues have come from his fight purses. According to The Sports Daily, his total career earnings are more than $3,055,000 from his fight purses.

Ferguson earned around $170,000 when he fought Rafael dos Anjos at the TUF Latin America 3 Finale. He earned more than $500,000 for winning the interim lightweight title at UFC 216. Ferguson earned more than $200,000 for his fight against Anthony Pettis at UFC 229. ‘El Cucuy’ earned around $235,000 for his fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 238. He earned close to $600,000 for his interim title fight at UFC 249.

Tony Ferguson
Tony Ferguson (via Instagram)

Ferguson made around $165,000 for his fight at UFC 256. He made more than $166,000 at UFC 262. Tony made a similar amount during his loss at UFC 274. Tony Ferguson fought Nate Diaz at UFC 279. He fought in the main event because Khamzat Chimaev missed the weight mark. Hence, he received a pay raise. Tony made around $500,000 for the fight. Ferguson earned around $400,000 for fighting at UFC 291.

Tony Ferguson is one of the most entertaining lightweight fighters in history. He has an endorsement deal with RDX Sports and Monster Energy.

Tony Ferguson Fighting Career

Ferguson made his professional debut back in 2008 and was initially part of Promotions such as California Xtreme Fighting, Total Fighting Alliance, PureCombat, etc. In 2011, he got an opportunity to participate in The Ultimate Fighter: Team Lesnar vs. Team dos Santos. Since then, his UFC career kicked off, and he got three consecutive wins. In 2012, Ferguson fought Michael Johnson and experienced his first UFC loss.

Tony Ferguson posing after making weight
Tony Ferguson posing after making weight (via Sporting News)

After that loss, Ferguson changed into an absolute force of nature and stacked up outrageous 12 consecutive wins. During that run, ‘El Cucuy’ also won his first UFC lightweight title by defeating Kevin Lee via submission at UFC 216. But he was stripped of the title due to an injury. Ferguson has been very unfortunate in terms of fighting for the title.

The fighter failed to get the biggest fight of his career against Khabib Nurmagomedov multiple times. Owing to injuries and health conditions, the fight never took place. In 2020, Ferguson’s bad run began with a loss against Justin Gaethje. The fighter, since then has lost six fights in a row.

Tony Ferguson Personal Life

Tony Ferguson was always into sports and used to play American football, baseball, and wrestling in high school. He has a black belt in BJJ as well. The fighter has a residence in Orange County, California.

Tony Ferguson Wife
Tony Ferguson and his wife (Image Source – The US Sun)

Ferguson is a married man and his wife’s name is Cristina Ferguson. His wife in 2019 filed a restraining order against her husband. However, the duo patched things up and remain on cordial terms. The couple have two sons.

FAQs

What is the MMA record of Tony Ferguson?

Ferguson has an impressive record of 25-9.

What is Tony Ferguson net worth?

Tony Ferguson net worth is estimated to be $3.5 million.

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