Johnny Walker

Johnny Walker 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements

Johnny Walker is one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC light heavyweight division. Besides 205 lbs, he also had his fair share in the heavyweight division prior to the UFC. Making his way to the top, Walker currently sits at #10 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings as of 2021.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 19: Johnny Walker of Brazil reacts after his TKO victory over Ryan Spann in their light heavyweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 19, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Even before making his UFC debut, Walker was already a well-accomplished MMA athlete. He is a former UCMMA and European Beatdown light heavyweight champion.

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Johnny Walker: UFC Career

Walker's first bout under the banner of the UFC was at the Dana White's Contender Series, Brazil. He fought against Henrique da Silva on August 11, 2018 and claimed an impressive unanimous decision victory. 

After DWCS, Walker claimed three dominating first-round T/KO victories before suffering a devastating first-round TKO loss against Corey Anderson at UFC 244. Then, he suffered another loss (unanimous decision) against Nikita Krylov on March 14, 2020, making it his second consecutive loss.

However, Walker immediately turned his two-fight skid in his last fight against Ryan Spann on September 19, 2020, where he claimed a spectacular first-round KO victory. Now, he will step inside the octagon against a top light heavyweight prospect in Thiago Santos on October 2, 2021, at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Walker.

Walker has a splendid UFC record of 5-2.

Johnny Walker: Fighting Style

Walker is one of the best elite strikers in the UFC light heavyweight division. He is a knockout artist, having most of his victories coming in this manner (15 T/KO out of 18 Wins). Thus, Walker is considered a dominant fighter at 205 lbs.

Johnny Walker: Achievements

Walker has a magnificent professional MMA record of 18-5 (15 T/KO and 2 Submissions). He has claimed three 'Performance of the Night' bonuses in his UFC career. Besides that, Walker also has other accolades outside of the UFC.

Walker is a former UCMMA and European Beatdown light heavyweight champion. Moreover, he is also a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert as he is a CBJJO World Champion and a BJJ purple belt.

Johnny Walker: Net Worth and Salary

As of 2021, Walker has an estimated net worth of around $500,000 - $1 million, as per First Sportz. He has earned approximately over $495,500 in his UFC career, according to The Sports Daily. His biggest fight purse ($143,500) came from his fight against Misha Cirkunov back in March 2019.

Mar 2, 2019; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Johnny Walker (blue gloves) defeats Misha Cirkunov (red gloves) during UFC 235 at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

How to contact Johnny Walker?

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NicknameNA
Age29
BornMarch 30, 1992
NationalityBrazilian
HometownBelford Roxo, Brazil
Trains AtSBG Ireland
Height6'6"
Reach82"
Leg Reach44.5"
MMA Record18-5
Wins by Stoppage (T/KO & Submissions)17 (15 T/KO and 2 Submissions)
Active Win Streak 1
Net Worth$500,000 - $1 Million
Weight / Division205 lbs / Light Heavyweight
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendTara Campbell

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