Anthony Smith’s Net Worth Is A Financial Knockout

Anthony Smith's Financial Knockout: Unveiling the MMA Star's Impressive Net Worth

Anthony Smith has been fighting inside the MMA cage since 2008. Although he’s picked up some tough losses, his combat sports career has been a victory for his finances.

Smith is the No. 10 ranked light heavyweight fighter in the UFC. Known in MMA circles as Lionheart, Smith is a former UFC light heavyweight title challenger. Although he has not won a belt in the UFC, Anthony is a two-time champion, winning middleweight titles with the Cage Fury FC and Victory FC promotion.

Smith also fought for promotions like Strikeforce, Fight to Win, and Fight Club Inc. among others. He has been with the UFC since 2016 and has a 12-9 overall record in the UFC. At UFC 301 on 4 May 2024, Smith will face rising light heavyweight prospect Vitor Petrino of Brazil. The undefeated Brazilian is 4-0 inside the UFC Octagon.

While it’s unclear right now if Smith comes out victorious against Petrino, there is no question that Lionheart will win again. The fight purses for UFC 301 have not been revealed yet but it’s expected that the veteran fighter will earn another handsome paycheck from the UFC.

According to MMA Salaries, Smith has earned an estimated total of $2,817,400 (~$4.31 million AUD) in career earnings. This includes a reported $350,000 (~$536,550 AUD) salary for fighting Jon Jones at UFC 235. Also included are seven post-fight bonuses in his UFC career which translates to a total of $350,000 (~$536,550). In his last bout against Khalil Rountree, Smith was said to have made $95,000 ( ~$145,635 AUD).

Given his pay grade in the UFC, many industry experts peg his net worth to be at $2.5 million (~$3,832,000). That’s not bad especially since Smith was making minimal MMA pay while doubling as a construction worker prior to signing with the UFC in 2016.