Jared Cannonier

Jared Cannonier 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Jared Cannonier is one of the notable fighters in the UFC middleweight division. The American, who used to fight at light heavyweight, moved to 185 pounds in 2018. As of 2021, he sits at #3 in the UFC middleweight rankings. He has been professionally fighting since 2011 and is considered to be one of the dangerous fighters in his division.

Jared Cannonier: UFC career

Cannonier entered the UFC in the year 2014, where he was up against Shawn Jordan at UFC 182. He started his UFC career with a knockout loss against his opponent. Later, he picked himself up and got two back-to-back wins.


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In his UFC career, he has defeated fighters like Anderson Silva, David Branch, Ion Cutelaba, and Jack Hermansson to name a few. His win over Hermansson also earned him the Performance of the Night Award.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - OCTOBER 23: (L-R) Opponents Robert Whittaker of Australia and Jared Cannonier face off during the UFC 254 weigh-in on October 23, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)

His last fight was against Robert Whittaker on October 24, 2020, at UFC 254, where he lost the fight via a unanimous decision. Now, 'The Killa Gorilla' will step inside the octagon against Kelvin Gastelum on August 21, 2021, at UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Gastelum.

He holds a record of 6-5 in his UFC career.

Jared Cannonier: Fighting Style

'The Killa Gorilla' is one of the most dangerous fighters in MMA. He is one of the most disciplined fighters inside the octagon and is a knockout master with most of his wins (9) coming in this fashion.

Jared Cannonier: Achievements

The 'Killa Gorilla' holds a stellar record of 13-5-0 in his MMA career. In his UFC career, he has won one 'Fight of the Night' and three 'Performance of the Night' bonuses.

Jared Cannonier: Net Worth and Salary 2021

As of August 2021, Cannonier has estimated UFC career earnings of $973,000 according to The Sports Daily. 'The Killa Gorilla' earned a large sum of $159,000 for his fight against David Branch in 2018. His biggest paycheck ($195,000) came from his fight against Hermansson in 2019.


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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - MAY 11: (L-R) Anderson Silva of Brazil kicks Jared Cannonier in their middleweight bout during the UFC 237 event at Jeunesse Arena on May 11, 2019 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

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NicknameThe Killa Gorilla
HometownDallas, United States
Trains AtThe MMA Lab
Leg Reach41.5"
Weight/Division185 lbs / Middleweight
 MMA Record13-5-0
Active Win Streak0
Net WorthNA
Marital StatusMarried
Wife's NameCatherine Cannonier