Baller! Take A Look At The Newly Compiled UFC Lifetime Earnings For “Shogun” Rua

Mauricio Rua has put on a storied career in mixed martial arts. A former UFC light heavyweight champion, the MMA warrior has taken on some of the best fighters in the sport. From Forrest Griffin to Chuck Liddell, “Shogun” Rua has taken out UFC legends with stunning finishes. Now a new report has revealed that the former champion’s total earnings from his mixed martial arts career inside the octagon.

Denoting Rua’s total earnings from each of his UFC fights, The Sports Daily has accrued an interesting look into the career of “Shogun” Rua. In total, the fighter has accumulated $4 million in earnings during his tenure with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

For a detailed look at Rua’s UFC payouts, check out the list provided by The Sports Daily.

UFC 76 – Sep 22/07 – L (Griffin) – $150,000

UFC 93 – Jan 17/09 – W (Coleman) – $240,000 ($150,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $40,000 Fight of the Night bonus)*

UFC 97 – Apr 18/09 – W (Liddell) – $270,000 ($150,000 to show, $50,000 win bonus, $70,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)*

UFC 104 – Oct 24/09 – L (Machida) – $250,000 ($155,000 to show, $95,000 win bonus – paid despite losing)

UFC 113 – May 8/10 – W (Machida) – $315,000 ($155,000 to show, $95,000 win bonus, $65,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)*

UFC 128 – Mar 19/11 – L (Jones) – $160,000*

UFC 134 – Aug 27/11 – W (Griffin) – $230,000 ($160,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)*

UFC 139 – Nov 29/11 – L (Henderson) – $235,000 ($165,000 to show, $70,000 Fight of the Night bonus)

UFC on Fox: Shogun vs Vera – Aug 4/12 – W (Vera) – $240,000 ($170,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus)

UFC on Fox: Henderson vs Diaz – Dec 8/12 – L (Gustafsson) – $175,000

UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Sonnen – Aug 17/13 – L (Sonnen) – $175,000

UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs Bigfoot – Dec 7/13 – W (Te-Huna) – $295,000 ($175,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus, $50,000 Knockout of the Night bonus)*

UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Henderson 2 – Mar 23/04 – L (Henderson) – $230,000 ($180,000 to show, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus)*

UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs Saint Preux – Nov 9/14 – L (Saint Preux) – $180,000*

UFC 190 – Aug 1/15 – W (Nogueira) – $310,000 ($180,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $10,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC 198 – May 14/16 – W (Anderson) – $270,000 ($185,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs Gastelum – Mar 11/17 – W (Villante) – $275,000 ($190,000 to show, $70,000 win bonus, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship)*

Total Career Earnings: $4,000,000

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