The story of Jorge Masvidal resembles that of a journey from rags to riches. ‘Gamebred’ has seen the worst that life has to offer and emerged unwavering in his pursuit of greatness.
The legend of ‘Gamebred’ reached its culmination as he headlined one of the highest-selling UFC PPV events in recent history on just six days’ notice. His professional MMA journey started from the AFC promotion in Fort Lauderdale. At the time, Masvidal was just 18.
As of 2021, ‘Gamebred’ sits at #4 in the UFC welterweight rankings.
Masvidal has fought some of the most well-known fighters in UFC, such as Kamaru Usman, Nate Diaz, Ben Askren, Demian Maia, Donald Cerrone, and Stephen Thompson. He also holds the record for the fastest knockout win in the history of the UFC.
Besides knocking out Ben Askren in 5 seconds at UFC 239 with a flying knee to the head, he is also the first and only BMF champion in the UFC. He won the title after overcoming Nate Diaz via TKO in the third round at UFC 244.
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Masvidal has won no undisputed championships in the UFC yet. Gamebred today boasts of a 35-14-0 record, having bagged 16 wins by TKO and 2 via submissions. From fighting in Kimbo Slice’s backyard to headlining at Madison Square Garden, ‘Gamebred’ has made his way to the top of the food chain.
The fighter has claimed 4 Performance of the Night awards and two Fight of the Night Awards. He claimed both awards for his fight against Darren Till in 2019.
Jorge Masvidal is riding the waves of popularity since his knockout win against Ben Askren. As per The Sports Daily, his purse for the fight against Diaz was over $5,20,000. He pocketed $530,000 in his loss against Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. He has earned a total of $3,157,873.50 in his UFC career.
The estimated net worth of Masvidal is $6 million as per Celebrity Net Worth.
Apart from his purse from UFC fights, Masvidal also has tie-ups with some huge companies such as Reebok and Metro PCS.
|Gym||American Top Team|
|Weight/ Division||170 lbs (welterweight)|
|Endorsements||Reebok, Metro PCS|
|Estimated Net Worth||$6 million|
|Residence||Miami, Florida, United States|