Former WLF super heavyweight tournament champion Jairzinho Rozenstruik is one of the most promising heavyweight prospects in the UFC today, and his net worth is approximated at around $1.5 million heading into 2022.
The Suriname-born Jairzinho Rozenstruik, who is also known as ‘Bigi Boy’, held several world titles in kickboxing before becoming a full-time MMA fighter. He made his professional MMA debut in 2012. Ever since then, he has steadily risen to the top of the heavyweight division and is currently ranked #6 in the UFC heavyweight rankings.
The 6’2″ heavyweight made his UFC debut on February 2, 2019, at UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs. Moraes 2, where he bout against Junior Albini. His UFC career began with a spectacular second-round TKO victory. After that, he won three straight fights until losing his first professional fight against Francis Ngannou at UFC 249.
Rozenstruik aka Bigi Boy suffered a major defeat in his last fight against Curtis Blaydes at UFC 266 that was held on September 25, 2021. Now, fans are wondering whether Rozenstruik will stand victorious in his next fight. He is scheduled to challenge Marcin Tybura on February 26 at UFC Fight Night 202.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik Salary and UFC Earnings
Since his UFC debut back in 2019, Jairzinho Rozenstruik, the father of two, has seen quite the jump in his career earnings. In his first UFC appearance at UFC Fight Night: Assuncao vs Moraes 2, Rozenstruik defeated Junior Albini in the second round on the TKO decision and earned $23,500 purse money.
The biggest jump in Rozenstruik’s payday came when he fought Augusto Sakai at UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Sakai on June 5, 2021. From his spectacular first-round TKO win, he pocketed $226,000, including a $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus and a $6,000 fight week incentive.
In his second-round technical knockout win against Junior dos Santos at UFC 252, Rozenstruik made $165,000, including an $80,000 win bonus. (Figures courtesy of The Sports Daily’s MMA Manifesto).
According to The Sports Daily, Rozenstruik has made a total of $909,500 from his UFC earnings (excluding undisclosed and/or PPV bonuses).
Jairzinho Rozenstruik Endorsements and Sponsorships
Jairzinho Rozenstruik has active endorsement deals with Surgoed Makelaardij NV, Reebok, Music Steroidz, Telesur, and Joya Gear.
In addition, he has his own T-shirt merch “Bigi Boy,” which he often promotes through his Instagram page.
Jairzinho Rozenstruik Net Worth in 2022
Combining his career earnings and income through various endorsement deals and promotions, Rozenstruik’s net worth is estimated at $1.5 million. If he manages to land victory in his next fight against Tybura, he’ll be worth more than the aforementioned figure.