The American professional mixed martial artist and wrestler is famous among his fans with the so-called name “Mighty Mouse.” He is the most inspiring man with strength. He is UFC’s reigning flyweight champion. Johnson is the high-rated pound-for-pound fighter. Now let’s have a close look at Demetrious Johnson’s net worth in 2018.
The childhood memories of Demetrious Johnson are very tough. He was born on 13 August 1986 at Madisonville, Kentucky, United States. He was raised by the deaf mother and rude stepfather. In an interview, he told that he has never seen his biological father, not even a glimpse of him. He also said that one of the most amazing turns came in his life is his wife. Without her, his life would be incomplete. Demetrious married on 15 May 2012, in Hawaii.
He has two sons, named Tyren and Maverick. Johnson is the passionate fighter and very popular among fans. He has done his schooling from Washington, Washington High School. He was a wonderful sportsman or athlete since school. During school time, he was champion in wrestling at the state level.
The career of Johnson was started in 2007 with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and won his first-round knockout. After that, he has won more 8 fights with multiple local shows. He also earns a deal with WEC by winning the Alaska Fighting Championship.
At World Extreme Cagefighting(WEC), he won a lot of fights. At WEC 52, he defeated Damacio Page through third round submission. Later WEC merged with UFC where he fought with Japanese superstar Norifumi Yamamoto, at UFC 126 and won that fight by using takedowns. He also fought with Miguel Torres and Ian McCall. There is a series of fights and winning history of Johnson at UFC.
He has joined UFC Flyweight Champion in 2012 and fought with the famous fighter or wrestlers like Chris Cariaso, Kyoji Horiguchi, and Joseph Benavidez. Currently, he is engaging in UFC fights.
Awards & Achievements
Johnson has won a lot of fights by fighting with well-known fighters. In 2017, he has won the title of “Best Fighter” ESPY by defeating Gennady Golovkin, Terence Crawford and, Andre Ward. He is the first and current flying champion at UFC. Rather than that, he has won a lot of fights and championships.
Net Worth of Demetrious Johnson
The net worth of Demetrious Johnson is calculated around $1 million. Johnson’s most of the salary comes from PPV fights. More than that the income part also comes from UFC’s and award-winning fights. He earned $237000 from UFC 186 in the year 2015 as his salary.
He earned $183000 from UFC 178 in September 2014 as his salary. In the same year of 2014 but in the month of June, he won $179000 from UFC 174. In 2013, he earned $102000 in January from UFC as salary while in July he earned $108000 and in December he earned $225000 as salary from UFC during his match.
Johnson is famous as a greatest mixed martial artist across the globe. Despite harsh childhood, he makes his way to the successful fighter. The persistent labor and tough schedule led him to beat his competitors. Out of 14 flying fights, he won 13 unanimously. He has proved that that continuous labor and training never disappoints you. His life is the most inspiring one for the person who disappoints by problems.