Irish Martial Arts Coach John Kavanagh's Net Worth, Earnings, Career, Sources of Income, Books, Gym, Clothing Line and More!

The Irish martial artist, Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner, and former professional mixed martial artist, John Raymond Kavanagh, who has been the trainer for high-profile fighters like Conor Mc Gregor and Gunnar Nelson, has added a lot to his total net worth through his continuous hard work in combat sports. 


At 41 years' old, Kavanagh has already achieved the 2nd degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and the same in Kenpo Karate. With his, not so successful career in the professional MMA fighting, he changed his way to coaching. And, since, his change, he has become more than successful in the world of MMA. Want to know more about John Kavanagh's total earnings and such related information, keep on scrolling. 

Coach John Kavanagh's Net Worth

The head coach of the Irish MMA gym Straight Blast Gym Ireland, John Kavanagh has an estimated total net worth of around  $2 million but, some sites suggest that he has more than that. Most of his earnings are from his coaching and combat sports seminars. 

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CAPTION: John Kavanagh SOURCE: Instagram

His start was a little amusing. He had been inspired to take us mixed martial arts during 1993 as he watched the UFC tournament of that period. Being the first Ireland international to get a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, he was bound to win matches.

He has won half of his professional matches as he has played in just 6 matches. Looking at his wins, all of it was won by his Submissive style. His wins might have made him more than a $300,000 but, his lost should also make him at least $100,000. 

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CAPTION: John Kavanagh training Conor McGregor SOURCE: Instagram

Apart from his earnings through professional fighting, he has also earned from his work as the founder and head coach of the Irish Straight Blast Gym. He is also the current president of the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association. So, looking at that, he has a government job at the Irish MMA Association and he also has his own gym. 

John Kavanagh's Extra Earnings 

Apart from his gym business where he earns more than €30 per member, John Kavanagh also earns from the fitness items he sells through his official company website. The website has tees, hoodies, bags, and gym sacks on sale. The prices range from €12 to €40. 

CAPTION: John Kavanagh's Gym Shop SOURCE: SBG Ireland

Besides John's work in the combat sports, he is also taken as an author as he has two books to his name. His first book was related to the Brit Society and its use of computers as the book was named, The British Computer Society: Celebrating 50 Years. This book is currently sold at a price of $12.49 at the US Market.

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His second book was about his love for sports. The book was named Win or Learn: MMA, Conor McGregor, and Me: A Trainer's Journey. The book was published on the 22nd of November 2016. This book is currently at a price of $24.45 for its Paperback edition. 

CAPTION: John Kavanagh's book SOURCE: Amazon

Well, with much of his life consisting of his professional life at the gym and combat seminars, Coach Kavanagh seems to be enjoying this part of his life very much.