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Yair Rodriguez Net Worth, Record, Salary & Career Earnings

Yair Rodriguez Net Worth
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Yair Rodriguez Net Worth

Yair Rodriguez net worth in 2022 is reported to be around $1.7 million, Yair Rodriguez has made most of his net worth from his MMA career.

Yair Rodriguez is an top ranked featherweight and one of the nicely paid athlete with average salary of $70,000.

Yair Rodriguez has earned more than $1,119,500 from his MMA career to date. His highest pay day was against Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 139. He earned a total of $225,000 from this fight.

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About Yair Rodriguez

Yair Raziel Rodríguez is a Mexican professional mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC’s featherweight division.

Yair Rodríguez is known for his notable wins over Jeremy Stephens, BJ Penn, Chan Sung Jung and Dan Hooker.

Fighter Name Yair Rodriguez
Yair Rodriguez net worth $1.7 Million
MMA Record 14-3-0 (1 NC)
Height 5′ 11″
Stance Orthodox
Weight 145 lbs.
Reach 71″
Nationality Mexican
Date of Birth (Age) October 6, 1992 (age 29)
About Yair Rodriguez Net Worth

Yair Rodriguez Career Earnings

Yair Rodriguez Career Earnings
Yair Rodriguez Career Earnings

Yair Rodriguez has a career earnings of $1,119,500. He is regarded as one of the highest-paid athletes in the league.

Yair Rodriguez vs. Max Holloway

On November 13, 2021, Yair Rodriguez fought former featherweight champion Max Holloway. Unfortunately, he lost this close fight by unanimous decision.

He made $161,000 from this fight, including his base salary of $100,000 and performance of $50,000.

Read: Max Holloway Net Worth

Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephen 1

This fight was turned into a no contest due to an unintentional eye poke. For this fight, Rodriguez was paid $145,000. which included his bonus of $70,000.

Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephen 2

This highly anticipated rematch bout was one of the highlights of his career. Yair Rodriguez defeated Jeremy Stephen in a three-round war by unanimous decision.

He earned a total of $195,000 from this fight. which included his base salary of $70,000, a fight win bonus of $70,000 and a performance bonus of $50,000.

Yair Rodriguez vs. Chan Sung Jung

On November 10, 2018, Yair Rodriguez defeated Korean Zombie by spinning back elbow knockout in a five round war.

He made $225,000 from this fight, which included his base salary of $60,000, fight win bonus of $60,000, and performance bonus of $100,000.

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Yair Rodriguez vs. Frankie Edgar

At UFC 211, Yair Rodriguez fought veteran Frankie Edgar. He lost this fight by second round knockout. He was paid $56,000 for this fight, including his base salary of $52,000.

Yair Rodriguez vs. BJ Penn

Yair Rodriguez fought another MMA veteran, BJ Penn. He won this fight by knocking out Penn in the second round.

Yair Rodriguez earned $154,000 for this fight. At that time, his base salary was $50,000, he had a fight win bonus of $50,000, and his performance bonus was $50,000.

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Yair Rodriguez vs. Alex Caceres

Yair Rodriguez defeated Alex Caceres by a split decision. He made $153,500 for this fight, which included his base salary of $50,000.

Yair Rodriguez vs. Andre Fili

At UFC 179, Rodriguez defeated Andre Fili by second round knockout. He made $95,000 from this fight, including his base salary of $21,000 and performance bonus of $50,000.

Yair Rodriguez vs. Dan Hooker

Yair Rodriguez defeated Dan Hooker by unanimous decision in three rounds of bouts. He made $95,000 from this fight, including his base salary of $21,000.

Read: Dan Hooker Net Worth

Yair Rodriguez Next Fight

Yair Rodriguez Next Fight
Yair Rodriguez Next Fight

Yair Rodriguez is set to fight Brian Ortega next on July 6, 2022. This bout is considered a title eliminator bout.

Read: Brian Ortega Net Worth

Yair Rodriguez Early Life/MMA Career

Yair Rodriguez Early Life
Yair Rodriguez Early Life

Yair Raziel Rodríguez Portillo is his full name, and he was born on October 6, 1992 in Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico. His father’s name was Rigoberto Rodríguez Olivas and his mother’s name was Norma Alicia Portillo.

On October 10, 2011, Yair Rodriguez made his professional MMA debut against Jonatan Guzmán at Mexican Fighter Promotions 8. He won this fight by a unanimous decision.

He also fought in The Supreme Cage Fighting 1, where he fought Carlos Ricardo and defeated him by triangle choke.

Then on December 12, 2012, at Mexican Fighter Promotions 13, Yair Rodriguez was defeated by Luis Roberto.

on April 4, 2014, at NP: High Altitude Face Off 6. He defeated Angelo Durante by arm triangle. This was his last fight before joining the UFC. 

Yair Rodriguez UFC

In May 2014, Yair appeared on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America. He was in Cain Velasquez’s team. He fought and defeated Humberto Brown by submission in round one. 

In the semifinals, Rodrguez defeated Rudolfo Rubio via submission (strikes) to reach the ultimate fighter finale.

Yair Rodriguez Awards & Accomplishments

  • The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America Tournament Winner
  • FMP Featherweight Championship (One time)
  • Latest knockout in UFC history (4 minutes 59 seconds of Round 5)
  • 2018 Knockout of the Year vs. Chan Sung Jung
  • 2021 Fight of the year (vs. Chan Sung Jung)

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is Yair Rodriguez net worth?

Yair Rodriguez net worth in 2022 is reported to be around $1.7 million, Yair Rodriguez has made most of his net worth from his MMA career.

When is the next fight of Yair Rodriguez?

Yair Rodriguez is set to fight Brian Ortega next on July 6, 2022. This bout is considered a title eliminator bout.

What is the MMA record of Yair Rodriguez?

14-3-0 (1 NC) is the current MMA record of top ranked featherweight Yair Rodriguez.

How tall is Yair Rodriguez?

Yair Rodriguez is five feet, and eleven inches tall in the height.

How much does Yair Rodriguez make per fight?

Yair Rodriguez makes around $60,000 as an fight salary. apart from this he earns more bonuses.

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