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Chris Weidman Net Worth

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Christopher James "Chris" Weidman net worth is
$800,000

Christopher James "Chris" Weidman Wiki/Biography

Christopher James Weidman was born on 17 June 1984, in Baldwin, New York, USA, of Irish and German descent. Chris is a mixed martial artist, currently under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organisation, and is best known for ending the seven year, 17 fight undefeated streak of former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. The success he’s had in MMA has raised his net worth to where it is now.

How rich is Chris Weidman? As of early-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $800,000, mostly acquired through a successful career in mixed martial arts. Many may argue that his net worth could’ve been higher if not for the damage dealt by Hurricane Sandy to his home, and injuries that happened during the course of his career. Despite this, Chris has done well to raise his wealth.

Chris Weidman Net Worth $800,000

At a young age, Chris became involved in various athletic activities and became especially interested in wrestling. He attended Baldwin Senior High School, and wrestled while at the school becoming a Nassau County and New York State champion. He attended Nassau Community College and earned All-American honors before moving to Hofstra, becoming an NYS Collegiate Champion. Weidman earned multiple awards and honors, placing 3rd in the NCAA tournament during his senior year, before graduating with a degree in psychology.

Chris then went on to improve his wrestling at the BJJ Academy, even winning competitions in the process. His training was however, put on hold as he decided to try-out for the Olympics. When he realized he couldn’t attain an Olympic qualification, he decided to train in MMA and eventually became a full-time fighter. He would earn his black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in May 2015.

Weidman made his professional fight debut in 2009 during Louis Neglia’s Ring of Combat 23, where he defeated his opponent Reubem Lopes in the first round via kimura submission. He continued on and won his next fights in Ring of Combat, earning invitations from numerous prospects, but he waited for an offer by the UFC and quickly accepted, and which was the basis of his net worth.

His first fight in the UFC was during 2011 against Alessio Sakara, which he won via unanimous decision. He won his next fights, defeating Tom Lawlor with a submission in UFC 139 and also defeating both Demian Maia and Mark Munoz during 2012. After his fight with Mark he went for a one year break from fighting due to Hurricane Sandy and an injury he sustained. He returned in July 2013 to face Anderson Silva for the UFC Middleweight title, Weidman knocked out Silva during the second round ending the champion’s streak and solidifying Chris as one of the best fighters of the Middleweight division. Later in the year, they fought in a rematch with Chris winning via Technical Knock Out or TKO after he blocked a low kick by Silva which broke his leg.

After the Silva series, Chris defended his belt against Lyoto Machida, winning the battle via unanimous decision. His next match would be in 2015 as he had to recuperate from injuries. He eventually fought in UFC 187 against Victor Belfort and won. During the fourth defence of his title against Luke Rockhold, he lost the match via a TKO in the fourth round and both of them were awarded Fight of the Night honors. They are scheduled for a rematch in June 2016.

For his personal life, Chris has been married to Marivi since 2009, and they have three children. He is also a Christian. Weidman took some time off to volunteer and help rebuild homes for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, working with the non-profit group Staten Strong.


Full NameChris Weidman
Net Worth$800,000
Date Of BirthJune 17, 1984
Place Of BirthBaldwin, New York, United States
Height1.88 m
Weight84 kg
ProfessionMixed martial artist
EducationBaldwin Senior High School, Nassau Community College, Hofstra University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseMarivi Weidman (m. 2009)
ChildrenCJ Weidman, Colten Weidman, Cassidy Weidman
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/chrisweidmanufc
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/chrisweidmanufc?lang=en
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/chrisweidmanufc/?hl=en
IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm5582615
Awards“Knockout of the Year”(2013), Breakthrough Fighter of the Year (2012),World MMA Awards (2012, 2013),Bazzie Award for Upset of the Year (2013),Most Noteworthy Match of the Year vs. (2014),July Fight of the Month vs (July 2014)
NominationsBest Upset ESPY Award

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC PPV Events2013TV Series

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chris Weidman: Untitled DocumentaryDocumentary executive producer filming

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Chris Weidman: Untitled DocumentaryDocumentary filmingHimself
UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor2015TV MovieHimself
UFC Embedded: Vlog Series2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2012-2015TV SeriesHimself
UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier2015Himself
UFC PPV Events2013TV SeriesHimself
The 12 Days of MMA Christmas2012ShortHimself
MMA Uncensored Live2012TV SeriesHimself
UFC on Fox2012TV SeriesHimself
9-11: A Fighting Spirit2011Documentary shortHimself
UFC on Versus: Sanchez vs. Kampmann2011TV SpecialHimself
All American: The MMA Debut of Chris Weidman2009TV Mini-SeriesHimself

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