Before competing in UFC, he also competed at the promotion such as Shine Fights, MFC, Strike Force as well as DREAM and UFC reality television show, The UltimateFighter: Team Bisping vs Team Miller. He is also known by his other name The Menace. Continue to read for more information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more.
Dennis Bermudez is of American nationality. He was born on December 13, 1986, to Arnoldo Bermudez in Saugerties, New York, United States of America. Bermudez is of American nationality.
The fighter began his career with wrestling and had an impressive school record of 112 wins and 23 losses.
Bermudez later joined the wrestling team of the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and became a college freestyle All American wrestler in Akron, Ohio before deciding to pursue a career in MMA.
Dennis Bermudez's annual earning is estimated to be over $ 200,000 and his net worth is in the range of $ 1.7 million. So far, Bermudez had earned $ 779,000 from UFC fights. He defeated Max Holloway at UFC 160 and was paid $28,000.
Bermudez earned $40,000 despite the loss against Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night 104. He has a fleet of luxury cars in his collection like Lamborghini, Aventador, Jeep Grand etc. The MMA fighter is enjoying a luxurious lifestyle.
Dennis Bermudez began training for MMA in 2009 in Saugerties, New York and got his training from Blackman MMA in Pennsylvania and fought as an amateur athlete the same year.
Bermudez later signed with Russia MMA promotion M1 Global and fought against Kevin Roddy and won through a unanimous decision.
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Bermudez then signed with Shine Fights Lightweight Grand Prix in 2010 and made his debut against UFC legend, Shannon Gugerty. He won the fight through a unanimous decision and later on competed for the promotion like MFC, Strikeforce, and DREAM.
Bermudez suffered his first professional career loss to DREAM veteran Drew Fickett through a rear naked choke hold. After a couple of losses, he decided to move to the featherweight division.
Dennis Bermudez later on signed with American renowned MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship in the reality show, The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs Team Miller and in season first episode, fought against Jimmie Rivera, the then-bantamweight champion.
Bermudez won the match via TKO in the second and later in the same show had a bout against Akira Corassani and won with a submission hold in a back and forth match. The fight earned the respect of the fans and his submission move was voted Submission of the season.
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The MMA fighter made his official UFC debut against Diego Brandao to determine the winner of the UFC event, The Ultimate Fighter 14 in December 2011. He later fought against Tommy Hayden at UFC 150 on August 11, 2012, and won via guillotine choke hold and he earned Submission of the Night honors.
Bermudez took on Matt Grice at UFC 157 on February 23, 2013, and won through a split decision and the fight enable both the competitor's Fight of the Night honors and was in contention of being Fight of the Year. He then won against Max Holloway via split decision.
Bermudez later went on to have memorable duels with UFC fighters such as Jimy Hettes and Clay Guida that earned him Performance of the Night award. In both bouts, he emerged victoriously. Bermudez also had a bout against Jeremy Stephens which he lost via TKO in the third round.
As of 2018, the fighter faced off against Andre Fili at UFC on Fox 27 on January 27, 2018, and lost via split decision. His was defeated in his recent match against Rick Glenn on July 14, 2018. There has been no announcement of his next fight at as of now.
Currently 31, Bermudez is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Kris Wargo and the couple seems to be happy together. The two have been dating for almost a few years now. They are not married yet.
Bermudez loves her very much and as of now, there is no news of them being spilled up as they are having a great loving time with each other. Bermudez has two sons. His first son, Maddox Bermudez was born on April 5, 2013, whereas his second son Bryson Bermudez was born on April 29, 2018.
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Bermudez is a loving father. He has a great bond with his sons. He seems to be content with his girlfriend and sons. His Instagram and Twitter account can be followed to get the latest updates on his life.