Yair Rodriguez Net Worth 2023 | Salary, Earnings, Bio


Yair Rodriguez is a Mexican professional mixed martial artist. He competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight Division. As of writing, the 30-year-old is #2 in the UFC Featherweight rankings. His net worth is $7 million. Here you can follow Yair Rodriguez’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, wife, and more.

About Yair Rodriguez

Yair Raziel Rodríguez Portillo was born on October 6, 1992, in Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was born to Rigoberto Rodríguez Olivas and Norma Alicia Portillo. Yair took Taekwondo training at age 5.

MMA Career

Yair Rodriguez is a magnificent featherweight mixed martial artist. As of writing, the Mexican is the #2 in the UFC Featherweight rankings. He boasts a 14-3 MMA record, with 1 no-contest and 5 KOs.

Rodríguez is scheduled to face Josh Emmett for the Interim UFC Featherweight Championship on February 12, 2023, at UFC 284.

Yair Rodriguez made his professional MMA debut in October 2011. He beat Jonatan Guzman in Mexican Fighter Promotions 8.

The 30-year-old won multiple UFC Fight of the Night and Performance of the Night bonuses. In UFC Fight Night on November 13, 2021, he fought against Max Holloway in the main event, losing by a unanimous decision. The fight was selected as the Fight of the Night.

On July 16, 2022, in UFC on ABC, Rodriguez beat Brian Ortega in the main event via TKO in the first round.

Yair Rodriguez’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings

In 2023, Mexican mixed martial artist Yair Rodriguez’s estimated net worth is $7 million. The 30-year-old boasts a 14-3 MMA record and 1 no-contest.

Rodriguez’s prime sources of earnings are his fight purse, pay-per-view bonus, and sponsorship deals.

In UFC Fight Night in November 2018, Rodriguez knocked out Chan Sung Jung “The Korean Zombie”. He received $225,000 including base salary and performance bonuses.


Yair Rodriguez’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 NameYair Raziel Rodríguez Portillo
NicknameEl Pantera
Date of BirthOctober 6, 1992
Birth PlaceParral, Chihuahua, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Age 30
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight145 lb (66kg)
Division Featherweight  
Reach71 in
Promotion UFC
MMA Record14-3, 1 NC, 5 KOs
Net Worth$7 million
Relationship StatusUnknown

Relationship Status

UFC featherweight Yair Rodriguez prefers to keep his personal life away from the spotlight. He seems to be single.

“El Pantera” was rumored to be dating UFC Flyweight Alexa Grasso.

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Born on October 6, 1992, he is 30 years old.

Height and Weight

He is 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) tall and 145 lb. He competes in the UFC Featherweight division.


Yair Rodriguez’s nickname is El Pantera.

MMA Record

Total Fights18
Win by KO5
No Contest1


What is Yair Rodriguez’s Net Worth in 2023?

In 2023, his net worth will be $7 million.

Where is he from?

He is from Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico.


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