Ben Rothwell 2021 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements


Ben Rothwell is a seasoned veteran plying his trade in the UFC’s heavyweight division, and here is everything you need to know about him including his net worth, salary, records and endorsements

Ben Rothwell facts

Birth PlaceKenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Father’s NameDan Rothwell
Mother’s NameVictoria Rothwell
Star SignLibra
Net Worth (2021)$2 million
Last Fight Earnings$286,000
Date of BirthOctober 17, 1981
EducationWaukesha County Technical College
MMA DebutJanuary 6, 2001
MMA Record39-13
AchievementsFormer USMMA Heavyweight Champion
WifeJennifer Rothwell
ChildrenOdin (born 2021)
EndorsementsDefense Soap
Social MediaInstagram

Ben Rothwell is a veteran of the sport. The 40-year old still feels that he has a lot left in his tank.

Last Updated: 12-11-2021

Ben Rothwell Net Worth and Payouts

Ben Rothwell has a net worth of $2 million. Thanks to his 20-year long, successful MMA career. He has been a part of the UFC for more than 12 years as well.

His biggest payday was his recent submission win over Chris Barnett at UFC Fight Night: Font vs Garbrandt. He made $286,000 that night.

For his first UFC fight against Cain Velasquez at UFC 104, Rothwell made $50,000.

Ben Rothwell MMA career and UFC record

It has been more than 20 years since Ben Rothwell made his MMA debut. The 40-year old American took on Rob Shinkle at Freestyle Combat Challenge 3 and earned a first-round corner stoppage TKO win.

He eased past his opponents in his next three fights before going down to Tim Sylvia via. unanimous decision.

Ben Rothwell got the better of Ovince Saint Preux
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA – MAY 13: Ben Rothwell (L) of the United States fights Ovince Saint Preux (R) of the United States in their Heavyweight bout during UFC Fight Night at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena on May 13, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

A seven-fight winning streak followed – all first-round finishes barring the seventh win. His win streak ended with a defeat against Mike Whitehead at SB 24: Return of the Heavyweights 2.

A two-fight winning streak followed before a TKO (retirement) defeat against Ibragim Magomedov snapped the same.

By the end of March 2006, Rothwell was 20-5 in his MMA career. That was when he moved to the then-popular International Fight League.

Rothwell ended with an undefeated record of 9-0 in IFL before moving to Affliction where he was knocked out by Andrei Arlovski.

On the 24th of October, 2009, Rothwell moved to the UFC. He made his debut at UFC 104, against Cain Velasquez. He was knocked out in the second round. Not the start he wanted.

Rothwell earned his first UFC win against Gilbert Yvel at UFC 115. Following a 1-2 record after that, he bounced back with four successive wins, that included a TKO win over Alistair Overeem.

A three-fight skid followed after that. Rothwell bounced back with back-to-back wins over Stefan Struve and Ovince Saint Preux.

His MMA record currently reads 39 wins and 13 losses.

Ben Rothwell
Ben Rothwell (Credits: MMA Mania)

Ben Rothwell Family, Personal Life and Endorsements

Ben Rothwell was born on the 17th of October, 1981 in Kenosha, Wisconsin to parents Dan Rothwell and Victoria Rothwell.

He is married to Jennifer Rothwell with whom he has a son named Odin, born in 2021.

Rothwell endorses Defense Soap.

FAQs about Ben Rothwell

What is Ben Rothwell’s net worth?

Ben Rothwell has a net worth of $2 million

When was Ben Rothwell born?

Ben Rothwell was born on the 17th of October, 1981.

Where was Ben Rothwell born?

Ben Rothwell was born in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Who are Ben Rothwell’s parents?

Ben Rothwell’s parents are Dan Rothwell and Victoria Rothwell.

When did Ben Rothwell make his MMA debut?

Ben Rothwell made his MMA debut on the 6th of January, 2001.

When did Ben Rothwell make his UFC debut?

Ben Rothwell made his UFC debut on the 24th of October, 2009 at UFC 104.

What is Ben Rothwell’s MMA record?

Ben Rothwell has an MMA record of 39 wins and 13 losses.

Who is Ben Rothwell married to?

Ben Rothwell is married to Jennifer Rothwell.

How many children does Ben Rothwell have?

Ben Rothwell has one son named Odin. He was born in 2021.

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