Jeremy Stephens

Jeremy Stephens 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Jeremy Stephens is one of the best multi-division fighters in the UFC. The American mixed martial artist has been professionally fighting from the age of 18 in the lightweight and the featherweight divisions. As of July 2021, 'Lil Heathen' is unranked in the UFC rankings.

Jeremy Stephens: UFC Career

The American fighter made his UFC debut in the year 2007 against Din Thomas at UFC 71. In that bout, 'Lil Heathen' suffered a second-round submission loss. He made a great comeback at UFC 76 as he defeated Diego Saraiva via a unanimous decision.


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Furthermore, in his UFC career, he claimed victories against the likes of Gilbert Melendez, Sam Stout, Danny Downes, Marcus Davis, Darren Elkins, Dennis Bermudez, Renan Barao, and Rony Jason.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 21: (L-R) Yair Rodriguez of Mexico and Jeremy Stephens touch gloves prior to their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event on September 21, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

In his last fight was against Calvin Kattar at UFC 249, 'Lil Heathen' suffered a second-round T/KO loss. As a result, he is now on a five-fight winless run. Now, Stephens will clash in a lightweight bout against Mateusz Gamrot at UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Moises on July 17, 2021.

He holds a record of 15-17-0, (1NC) in his UFC career.

Jeremy Stephens: Fighting Style

Stephens is known for his aggressive style of fighting. His strikes and grappling moves are way too effortless, and he is just unstoppable inside the octagon. He is a knockout specialist and 19 of his 28 wins have come in this fashion.

Jeremy Stephens: Achievements

'Lil Heathen' holds a stellar record of 28-18-0,1NC in his MMA career. Apart from that, he has won 10 post-fight bonuses in the UFC (Three Knockout of the Night, Six Fight of the Night, One Performance of the Night). He also won the 2014 June Fight of the Month for his fight against Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Stephens.

Jeremy Stephens 2021: Net Worth and Salary

As of July 2021, Stephens has estimated career earnings of $2,303,600, according to The Sports Daily. In his fight against Gilbert Melendez in 2017, Stephens earned a whopping $184,000. His biggest paycheck came from his fight against Choi Doo-Ho in 2018, where he earned a large sum of $196,000.

ST. LOUIS, MO - JANUARY 14: (R-L) Jeremy Stephens punches Dooho Choi of South Korea in their featherweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event inside the Scottrade Center on January 14, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

'Lil Heathen' matched these earnings in his fight against Josh Emmett.


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How to contact Jeremy Stephens?


 Nickname Lil' Heathen
HometownDes Moines, Iowa, United States
Leg Reach38.50"
Trains AtAlliance MMA-Chula Vista
Weight/Division 155 lb/ Lightweight
 MMA Record28-18-0, 1NC
Active Win Streak0
Net WorthNA
Endorsements NA
 Marital Status/Partner Name Married/ Cindy Lopez-Stephens


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