Erik Koch Biography

( 1988 - )
July 22, 2019
First published on:July 22, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Erik Koch

Date of Birth: 1988, October 4
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Name Erik Jon Koch
Birth Place Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Famous Name Erik Koch
Horoscope Libra
Net Worth $200,000
Salary $34,000
Siblings 1
Career Earnings $10 million
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)
Current team Roufusport
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession MMA Fighter
Started career as MMA Fighter
School attended Washington High School (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
Affair with  Lindsey Youngwirth
Girlfriend  Lindsey Youngwirth

Eric Koch is a professional mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's lightweight division. Previously, he competed in the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC). He is currently associated with the team Roufusport and he is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Black belt holder in Taekwondo and Mainstream MMA Lightweight Championship titleholder, Erik Koch has a net worth of over $5 million.

Is Erik Koch Married Or Single? Know about his Personal Life

Erik Koch is a rising MMA fighter who has a huge fan following. So it is quite obvious that his personal life is a matter of discussion among his fans. So far Erik is neither married nor engaged but he is currently dating his girlfriend.

He is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Lindsey Youngwirth for quite a long time.

Eric Koch with his girlfriend Lindsey Youngwirth SOURCE: Instagram

Koch and his girlfriend are enjoying their love life and soon they might get married as they are happy with each other. So far they haven't reported the birth of any child.

Erik Koch's Family SOURCE: Instagram

Erik and his girlfriend spend a lot of time together as it can be confirmed by exploring his official social media. He hasn't mentioned any details regarding his past relationships with anyone. Moreover, he is an active user of social media and regular updates about his personal and professional life.

Erik Koch Body Measurements

The 31 years old professional MMA fighter is 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) tall in height and his weight is about 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st). 

How Much is Erik Koch Salary and Net Worth? Know about his Personal Assets

As we all know that the professional MMA fighters in the UFC earn a lot of money from their matches. Erik is also among the reputed MMA fighters so his net worth is estimated over $200,000 as of 2019. he is in his UFC career for quite a long time so it is obvious that his career earnings are over $296,000.

The average salary reported for the professional UFC fighter is around $138,250 in 2018 whereas the salary was around $132,109 in 2017. Some of the fighters receive salary more than a million dollars annually. As per the sports daily magazine, Erik is currently receiving a salary of around $34,000 annually.

As we know, salary is not the only source of income for the UFC fighters as they also receive a decent amount from bonus and incentives. The sponsorship amount starts from $3,500 per fight for the UFC fighters. Moreover, an endorsement deal is also another main source of income. 

In addition to this, there is an additional amount for the  “fight of the night” and “performance of the night”  which is around $50,000 for extraordinary fighters. Connor McGregor is the highest-paid MMA Fighters of 2019 as his annual salary is around $3,030,000. Furthermore, he hasn't shared details about his personal assets on the media. 

Erik Koch Childhood, Parents, and Early Life

Erik Koch was born as Erik Jon Koch on October 4, 1988, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Information regarding his parents and siblings are still under review.

Erik with his brother during his childhood SOURCE: Instagram

he attended the Washington High School located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for his high school career. 

Erik Koch Professional Career

Eric Koch is a professional mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's lightweight division. Previously, he competed in the World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC). He is currently associated with the team Roufusport and he is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

He started his professional career in the World Extreme Cagefighting in 2009. After competing there for a year, he signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2010. He faced Cub Swanson at UFC live Sanchez vs. Kampmann in 2011, March 3. 

Since 2010, he is still competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Some of the famous UFC fighters are Frankie Edger,  Brian Ortega, Ricardo Lamas.

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