Justin Tafa Net Worth 2023 | Salary, Earnings, Bio


Justin Tafa is a New Zealand-born Australian mixed martial artist. He competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight division. He is a former XFC heavyweight champion. His estimated net worth is $200,000. You can follow Justin Tafa’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, wife, and more here.

About Justin Tafa

Justin Tafa was born on December 13, 1993, in Auckland, New Zealand. He is of Samoan descent.

Tafa’s grandfather was a national boxing champion. His three brothers have also fought professionally. His brother Junior Tafa also competes in the UFC heavyweight division.

Tafa is also a former rugby player. He played at the U20 level for the Melbourne Storm.

MMA Record

As of writing, Justin Tafa has a 5-3 MMA record, with 5 KOs. He suffered 1 KO defeat.

Source: Instagram

“Bad Man” Tafa is scheduled to face Parker Porter on February 12, 2023, at UFC 284, in a heavyweight bout on the main card.

In December 2021, in UFC Fight Night, “Bad Man” knocked out Harry Hunsucker to improve his record to 5-3.

In May 2021, Tafa lost to Jared Vanderaa via a unanimous decision in UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Garbrandt. It was the Fight of the Night.

Justin Tafa made his professional MMA debut in 2018 in XFC 30. In XFC 36, Tafa won the XFC heavyweight title and defended it once before joining UFC.

Justin Tafa’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, UFC heavyweight Justin Tafa’s estimated net worth is $200,000. The 29-year-old has a 5-3 MMA record, with 5 KOs. He earns an estimated $20,000 on average per year.

Nicknamed “Bad Man”, his prime sources of earnings are his fight purse and pay-per-view bonus. Moreover, Tafa earns a huge portion from sponsorship deals.

In May 2021, J Tafa’s fight against Jared Vanderaa was named the Fight of the Night in UFC Fight Night: Font vs. Garbrandt. He shared a $50,000 bonus money.


Justin Tafa’s salary is not publicly disclosed, as fighters’ pay is not always made public. A player’s earnings depend on several factors, including the fighter’s contract, the event, the opponent, and the performance. Moreover, a fighter can earn sponsorships and bonuses.

The base pay for UFC fighters starts at $10,000 and can go up to $500,000 or more for the top fighters.

Personal Details

Full NameJustin Tafa
NicknameBad Man
Date of BirthDecember 13, 1993
Birth PlaceAuckland, New Zealand
Residence Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Nationality New Zealander, Australian
Age 29
Height 183 cm (6 ft)
Weight267 lb (121kg)
Division Heavyweight 
Reach74 in
Promotion UFC
MMA Record5-3, 5 KOs
Net Worth$200,000
Relationship StatusUnknown

Relationship Status

UFC heavyweight Justin Tafa’s relationship status is unknown. He prefers to keep his private life away from the spotlight.

The 29-year-old Bad Man seems to be single and doesn’t have a girlfriend.


Born on December 13, 1993, he is 29 years old.

Height and Weight

He is 183 cm (6 ft) tall and 267 lb. He competes in the UFC Heavyweight division.

MMA Record

Total Fights8
Win by KO5


What is Justin Rafa’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his estimated net worth is $200,000.

Where does he live?

He lives in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


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