Jorge Masvidal is an American MMA fighter. He competes in the UFC’s Welterweight division.
The MMA fighter was born on November 12, 1984, in Miami, Florida, in the United States. His star sign is Scorpio and his age is 35 years old as of 2019. He is an American citizen and belongs to white ethnicity. He was born to Jorge Masvidal Sr( father) and Peruvian mother. Regarding his education, he attended St. Brendan High School, Miami Dade country but he couldn’t complete his education.
When he was his young age, he used to get involved in street fighting and began to compete in wrestling since his high school life. He left his studies and began training in mixed martial arts.
Before starting his professional career to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), he already competed in Bellator, Strikeforce, Shark Fights, and World Victory Road. He didn’t complete his studies in order to pursue his career in mixed martial artists. Since his high school life, he began competing in wrestling.
Professional MMA & UFC Career
He started his professional career in the year 2003 with MMA and he competed in the Lightweight division. On April 11, 2003, he won his kickboxing debut by unanimous decision at Fast and Fearless event. The same year, he made his kickboxing victory in the Absolute Fighting Championships XII event. Followed by signing to Bellator and entered the Lightweight Tournament.
He then gained his first debut fight via TKO where he defeated Nick Agallar in the first round. But he was defeated in the semi-finals by Toby Imada at Bellator 5. While completing at Bellator, he excelled in Strikeforce.
In the year 2013, he joined the UFC after the dissolution of Strikeforce. Then on n April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7 and he made his debut against Tim Means. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the third round. For his third UFC bout, he faced Rustam Khabilov at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3.
Likewise, on 27th July 2013, he had his second fight at the Octagon as he replaced Reza Madadi. On 26th July 2914, he faced Daron Cruickshank at UFC. He then fought and won against many other wrestlers including Nate Diaz, Ben Askren, Daren Till, Donald Cerrone, Jake Ellenberger, Ross Pearson and many more. Further, he also won the inaugural UFC BMF title defeating Nate Diaz.
Championship & Accomplishments
The 35 years old American wrestler has competed in several world championship like AFC Welterweight Championship and UFC BMF.
From 2002 to 2003, he has competed and won the NAGA Florida States, NAGA Nationals Lightweight and also FGA Southeast Challenge II Lightweight. Recently in the year 2019, he won the July Knockout of the Month.
Who is Jorge Masvidal Wife? Is he Married?
Talking about the personal life of the fighter, Jorge Masvidal is yet to get married and is possibly single at the moment.
However, previously he was in a long term relationship with his girlfriend Iman Kawa. He also has two daughters and a son with his ex-partner. He has been with her ex-partner for over ten years. His son is two years old, his daughter is 15 years old, and the other is 9 years old.
What Is The Net Worth Of Jorge Masvidal?
Jorge Masvidal has an accumulated net worth of around $1 million as of 2019 which he earned through his professional career as a mixed martial artist. Besides, he has earned $1,921,000 from UFC, fighting in 16 UFC events.
He earned the highest amount from the UFC for his BMF title bout against Nate Diaz for which he was paid $500,000 excluding PPV sales.
Height & Weight
The American MMA fighter has got a height of 5 feet and 11 inches and his body weighs around 77 kg. Similarly, he has dark color hair and brown eyes. Regarding his social networking sites, he is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Facts of Jorge Masvidal
|Full Name||Jorge Masvidal|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Date Of Birth||November 12, 1984|
|Age||35 years 7 months|
|Place Of Birth||Miami, Florida, in the United States|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Profession||American MMA Fighter|
|Education||St. Brendan High School|
|Parents||Jorge Masvidal Sr|
|Jorge Masvidal Instagram|