Zach Makovsky Biography

Published on : 01 April, 2017

Date of Birth: 1983 April 19
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign:: Acer


Zach Makovsky is an American mixed martial artist who currently fights in the flyweight division of the UFC. Formerly, he competed at EliteXC, ShoXC, and Bellator. He is also the former Bellator Bantamweight Champion.

Early Life

Zach Makovsky was born as Zachary Paul “Zach Makovsky on April 19, 1983, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. He is American by nationality and belongs to a white ethnic background. Currently, he resides in his birthplace. He has not shared any info about his parents and siblings. He started his mixed martial arts career in small shows based in New Jersey, United States. Before being a professional fighter, he amassed a record of 3-0 and his all victory coming via decision.

Professional MMA Career

In January 2008, Zach Makovsky joined Elite XC and made his professional debut at ShocXC: Elite Challenger Series. Wilson Reis who was two-time Bellator Featherweight Tournament participant defeated him. In May 2008, he faced Andre Soares at EliteXC: Primetime and won the fight via unanimous decision in the third round. In 2010, he debuted at Bellator Fighting Championship and later also competed at Cage Fury and Resurrection Fighting Alliance.

On Dec 4, 2013, Zach Makovsky assigned with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), he faced Scott Jorgensen at UFC on Fox 9. He won the fight via unanimous decision. For his second fight, he faced Josh Sampo at UFC 170 on Feb 22, 2014, and won the fight via unanimous decision. On Dec 10, 2016, at UFC 206, he expected to face John Moraga. However, due to the injury, John was replaced by Dustin Ortiz. He lost the fight via split decision. He has an MMA record of 19 wins in 27 matches.

Personal life & Affair

Zach Makovsky raised in his birthplace. He started wrestling when he was six years old and attended Bethlehem Catholic High School. During his high school years, he played several games. Upon completing high school, he went to Drexel University and lettered in several games.He completed his B.S degree in biology. 

This popular UFC fighter has reached at the age of 33. Zach Makovsky bagged much experience throughout his work in his professional MMA career. He is the rising star of the MMA world.

When it comes to his personal life, Zach Makovsky has stated very few details about his personal life among his fans. It seems he is not married. He has not mentioned about his girlfriend and affair. He is popular but never has been the part of any controversy. Some of his fans in dilemma about his sexual orientation. He has not talked about his sexuality. 

Interesting FACTS about Zach Makovsky

Zach Makovsky widely admired by his fans. He is one of the most valuable assets of the MMA world. He is popular on social networking sites, which includes Twitter and Instagram. His salary is extraordinary. He has a whopping net worth of $63,000. 

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