Pedro Munhoz Fight Purse: How Much Money Has the Bantamweight Fighter Earned in His UFC Career

Published 08/05/2021, 10:21 AM EDT
STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – MAY 27: Pedro Munhoz of Brazil poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in inside Ericsson Globe on May 27, 2017 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Pedro Munhoz is all set to face Jose Aldo at the UFC 265 co-main event. Munhoz is an MMA veteran and will compete in his 26th MMA fight this weekend. Coming into this fight, Munhoz has not been in the greatest of forms as he has won just 1 out of his last 3 fights.

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‘The Young Punisher’ made his UFC debut back in 2014 and faced Raphael Assuncao at the UFC 170 event. Munhoz lost that fight via a unanimous decision, but since then has had a great UFC career. Currently, the fighter is No.9 in the UFC Bantamweight rankings and would like to move up with a victory over Aldo.

Munhoz has competed in some high-profile matches throughout his UFC career. Therefore, as the fighter prepares to take on Aldo at the UFC 265 event, we look at the fighters’ UFC earnings through the years.

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For his UFC debut loss against Raphael Assuncao, Munhoz made a mere $8000. The fighter then competed at The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale against Matt Hobar. Munhoz won that fight via a 1st round TKO and earned $16,000 for the same.

In his next fight, Munhoz faced Jerrod Sanders at the UFC Fight Night 54 event. Munhoz had won this fight via submission. However, later it was turned to an NC as Munhoz tested positive for banned material. For this contest Munhoz made $20,000 including a $10,000 win bonus.

In one of his hard-fought victories in the UFC back then, Munhoz lost to Jimmie Rivera via a split decision. For this loss, ‘The Young Punisher’ made $19,500 for the fight.

After losing against Jimmie Rivera in 2015, Munhoz enjoyed one of the most fruitful periods in his UFC career. Over the next 2 years, Munhoz competed in 4 fights, winning all four (3 via submission). For his fight against Russell Doane at UFC Fight Night 90, the fighter earned $80,000. In his next fight against Scoggins, the fighter earned $93,000.

Pedro Munhoz continues his rise in the UFC

The fighter won his next at UFC Fight Night 190 against Damian Stasiak and earned $65,000. For his performance of the night against Rob Font at UFC Fight Night 119, the fighter earned more than $100 for the first time in his career. Munhoz earned $119,000 for his round 1 submission victory against Font.

However, Munhoz saw a drastic fall in his UFC earnings in the next fight as he ended up earning just $39,000 for his loss to John Dodson. ‘The Young Punisher’ won his next two fights and earned good money for the same. For his victory against Brett Johns, Munhoz won $89,000, following that he won $100,000 for his victory against Bryan Caraway.

Munhoz competed in one of the biggest fights of his career next as he faced Cody Garbrandt at UFC 235. ‘The Young Punisher’ performed admirably well and won that fight via a 1st round KO. For his incredible performance, the fighter won $153,172,74, which included several bonuses and a fine 0f $2,827.26.

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‘The Young Punisher’ faced Aljamain Sterling in his next fight and lost via unanimous decision and made $61,000 for that fight. Munhoz then made $111,000 for his Fight of the Night performance against Frankie Edgar at UFC Vegas 7.

Munhoz last competed in the UFC back in February 2021. The fighter faced Jimmie Rivera at UFC Vegas 20 and won via unanimous decision. For this victory, the fighter made $162,000 for the fight. Now, as the fighter prepares to enter one of the biggest fights of his career, he will surely add to his total career earnings.

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Pedro Munhoz Total Career Earnings: $1,142,172.74

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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