Despite Having Longer Title Reign Than Conor McGregor and Brock Lesnar, Ronda Rousey’s UFC Career Earnings Are Shockingly Low

Published 05/18/2022, 4:00 PM EDT
Aug 1, 2015; Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil; Ronda Rousey (red gloves) celebrates after defeating Bethe Correia (not pictured) during UFC 190 at HSBC Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-231228 ORIG FILE ID: 20150801_ads_db3_544.JPG

Ronda Rousey before cementing herself in WWE, former Raw Women’s Champion Ronda Rousey made a name for herself competing for the UFC. Rousey was the first female to strike a deal with Dana White’s UFC, and the women’s division expanded in parallel with her.

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In addition, Rousey was part of the UFC’s first-ever women’s main event match. Which was one of the historic days marked in the UFC. Moreover, it helped in boosting their fan base and reach. In 2012, after winning her first bout, she became the champion and began her championship reign, which lasted from 2012 to 2015. Rousey had been one of the key elements in expanding the UFC’s women’s division.

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Rousey had retained her title for a longer period of time compared to Lesnar, who had held the UFC heavyweight title for 700 days. Additionally, Conor McGregor, a UFC icon, held the championship for 18 months.

Ronda Rousey’s UFC career earnings are significantly lower than those of Conor McGregor and Brock Lesnar, despite having a longer title reign.

As per the sports daily reports, Ronda Rousey’s career earnings are $4,363,000. Additionally, Brock Lesnar earned $5,295,000, whereas Conor McGregor earned $25,104,000 in his UFC career.

Conor McGregor Has a Message for Ronda Rousey, UFC Legend

Conor McGregor is one of the greatest UFC fighters. He has created a huge fanbase for himself. In addition, he had brought in many new fans for the UFC. Likewise, Ronda Rousey is the one who helped the promotion grow UFC’s women’s division. Rousey and McGregor had a similar fighting style both are way aggressive and legends of the game.

McGregor recently lauded Ronda Rousey and her incredible judo abilities in an Instagram story. The previous double champion wrote, “A fuc*ing real G.”

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Rousey had been one of the legends in the sports industry. Since she had won the Olympic medal, UFC Championship, and WWE Championship. Rousey has extensive experience with judo martial art. Her mother, a judoka, inspired her to start training when she was young. Rousey is a UFC legend who has made one of the most spectacular impacts in combat sports history.

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In the sporting world, Rousey is a true legend. She had won an Olympic medal, the UFC Championship, and the WWE Championship.

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Adarsh Ojha

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Adarsh Ojha is a WWE and AEW Author at EssentiallySports. Before joining EssentiallySports, he gained valuable experience at Zee Entertainment and Awadh TV as a copywriter. An ardent fan of John Cena, Adarsh has earned his bachelor's degree in Broadcast and Communication.

Edited By: Vibhanshu Kumar

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