Jorge Masvidal (born November 12, 1984) is an American Mixed Martial Artist, Actor, and Social Media Personality from Miami, Florida. Currently, he is participating in the UFC’s welterweight division.
According to Wikipedia, the fighter is the current and inaugural UFC BMF Champion. Furthermore, Masvidal also competed for Strikeforce, Shark Fights, Bellator, and World Victory Road.
He is active in this sport since 2003 when he was just 19-years-old. His debut match took place on April 11, 2003, at Fast and Fearless event. Jorge first gained success after defeating Joe Lauzon at Absolute Fighting Championships XII event held on April 30 the same year.
In April 2009, the MMA artist signed by Bellator and defeated Toby Imada at Bellator 5. Furthermore, he entered the Ultimate Fighting Championship with his debut match against Tim Means.
The fight held on April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7. As per the source, Masvidal holds the record for the fastest knockout at 5 seconds in UFC history. he made his pictorial debut with a movie called “Huracán” as Cain Colón in March 2019.
Before Fame, Parents & Education
The MMA Artist’s birthday falls on the 12th of November and was born to his parents in 1984 in Miami, Florida, USA. Jorge Masvidal’s age is 35 years old, as of 2019. His father “Jorge Masvidal Sr.” is originally from Cuba.
He served more than 20 years in prison after he charged with manslaughter and drug trafficking. Jorge’s mother belongs to Peruvian ethnicity but her name is not available on the internet.
Due to his dad’s influence, the MMA fighter often associated with various street fightings from a young age. As of education, Masvidal attended St. Brendan High School but failed to stay graduate because of his grades.
Soon, he began his training in mixed martial arts. In the initial days of his career, the artist defeated various MMA artists such as Justin Wisniewski, Julian Ortega, Rolando Delgado, Brian Geraghty, and much more.
|Real Full Birth Name||Jorge Masvidal.|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist, Actor, and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||his movie "Huracán".|
|Age (As of 2019)||35 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 12, 1984.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Miami, Florida, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Scorpio.|
|House In||Florida, United States.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gamebredfighter/
|Debut||Kickboxing: on April 11, 2003 at Fast and Fearless event.
Bellator MMA: in April 2009 at lightweight tournament.
Ultimate Fighting Championship: against Tim Means on April 20, 2013, at UFC on Fox 7.
Movie: Huracán (2019, as Cain Colón).
|Team||1. American Top Team.
2. Freestyle Fighting Academy.
3. Phuket Top Team.
|Other Appearances||1. Exatlon Estados Unidos.
2. UFC on Fox.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 11".
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.80 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 78 Kg.
Pounds: 171 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||43-32-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Jorge Masvidal Sr.
Mother: Name not available.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Iman Kawa.|
|Highest Qualification||High School Drop-out.|
|School||St. Brendan High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Not available.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Mark Wahlberg.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Traveling and Working out in the gym.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$1 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Jorge Masvidal
- On Instagram, the fighter has an amazing fan-following on the platform with more than 1.1 million followers.
- He usually uploads pictures related to his daily lifestyle, some glimpses of his professional fight, vacation trips, workout & training session, and much more.
- Masvidal faced Eric Reynolds at Bellator 12 and he defeated him in a 160 lb Catchweight round through rear-naked choke submission.
- Furthermore, Jorge first moved to the welterweight division in September 2010.
- He then fought Paul Daley at Shark Fights 13 in Amarillo, Texas.
- His Strikeforce career launched by defeating Billy Evangelista at Strikeforce: Feijao vs. Henderson in early 2011.
- Currently, Masvidal represents teams like American Top Team, Freestyle Fighting Academy, and Phuket Top Team.
- Jorge Masvidal possesses a muscular build and his height is 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m tall).
- He is a fitness freak and often workout in the gym on a regular basis. According to a source, the MMA artist loves to do weight training. He weighs around 171 lbs (78 kgs).
- As of relationship, he dated quite a few girls in the past but never revealed anything about them on the internet.
- He even has three children i.e. two daughters and one son from a previous relationship with his ex-girlfriend “Iman Kawa”.
- Iman and Jorge remained together for more than 10 years.
- He bagged the third position in the UFC welterweight rankings as of July 8, 2019.