Chris Gruetzemacher

by John Max 04 Nov,2020
Chris Gruetzemacher
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
Facts
  • Birth Name Chris Gruetzemacher
  • Birth Place Page, Arizona, United States
  • Famous Name Chris Gruetzemacher
  • Father Jim Gruetzemacher
  • Mother Julia
  • Net Worth $0.2 Million
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity Mixed
  • Profession MMA Fighter
  • Currently Working For UFC

Chris Gruetzemacher is an American Professional Mixed Martial Artist fighter who is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) under the Lightweight division. A professional since 2008, he previously competed for Strikeforce, the World Series of Fighting, and Rage in the Cage. As of November 2020, he has compiled a pro record of 14-4-0 (win-loss-draw). 

Page, Arizona, United States native, Chris Gruetzemacher was born on 16th June 1986, under the star sign Gemini. The thirty-four years old holds an American nationality and is of mixed ethnic background. Regarding his physique, he stands 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) and weighs 155.0 lb (70.3 kg; 11.07 st).

How Much Is Chris Gruetzemacher Net Worth In 2020?

Currently signed to UFC, Chris Gruetzemacher makes a decent sum of money through fighting for the organization. At UFC the fighters get paid a base salary on fight night no matter if they win or lose, “win bonus”, “fight of the night” and “performance of the night” bonuses. 

Chris Gruetzemacher's UFC Career Earning:

Date Event Earning Result
February 4, 2017 UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie $12,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship Loss
December 9, 2017 UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Ortega $12,000 to show, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship Loss
April 7, 2018 UFC 223 $12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $4,000 fight week incentive pay Win
October 31, 2020 UFC Fight Night: Hall vs. Silva $20,000 to show, $4,000 fight week incentive pay Loss

Besides, sponsorship is another important source of income for the fighter. As of 2020, Chris's net worth is approximately $0.2 million.

Is Chris Gruetzemacher's Dating?

It is still unknown if Chris Gruetzemacher is married or single. Matter of fact, the fighter is a quite confidential person when it comes to his personal life. There is less to no information regarding his love life, not even his relationship status. 

Early Years, Family & Academic Background

Chris was born to Army veteran Jim Gruetzemacher and Julia, a Chile native who was granted political asylum to the United States with the help of the United Churches after his grandfather was arrested and tortured for three years after an uprising against Salvador Allende changed the regime in Chile.

At the age of five, he lost his father after Jim was shot and murdered in Arizona, which provoked his primal instinct for self-protection where he started wrestling.

He started his wrestler training at Thunderbird High School. Further to get in shape, he began Muay Thai in 2007.

UFC Career

On 11th December 2015, Gruetzemacher made his promotional debut at The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber Finale where he faced Abner Lloveras. He won the fight by unanimous decision. On 4th February 2017, he lost to Chas Skelly at UFC Fight Night: Bermudez vs. Korean Zombie. He next faced Davi Ramos on December 9, 2017, at UFC Fight Night 123 and lost to him.

On 7th April 2018, Gruetzemacher defeated Joe Lauzon after Lauzon's corner stopped the fight after the second round. On 31st October, Gruetzmacher lost to Alexander Hernandez at UFC Fight Night 181.

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