Gerald Meerschaert

Ramin 11 May,2020

Facts of Gerald Meerschaert

Birth Name
Gerald Edwards Meerschaert III
Famous Name
Gerald Meerschaert
Jacob Kornwolf
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Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Mixed Martial Artist

Gerald Edwards Meerschaert III is an American Mixed Martial Artist who fights in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He has also performed at the RFA, Titan FC, and the King of the Cage and is a professional competitor since 2007. He is associated with Roufusport and Agallar Combative Systems.

Edwards was born on 18 December 1987 under the star sign Sagittarius. He was born in Racine Wisconsin, the United States alongside brother Jacob Kornwolf. Besides Fighting, he also plays the Alto Saxophone. 

Gerald Meerschaert Net Worth: UFC Earnings and Salary Per Fights    

"GM3" aka Gerald Meerschaert is a professional competitor who signed with the UFC since December 2016. His professional debut was against Joe Gigliotti on 9 December 2016 at the UFC Fight Night 102 Lewis vs Abdutakhimov. With an astounding career win of 32 fights, he managed to earn a decent amount from his professional career. 

Date  Event  Salary
7 March 2020 UFC 248 - Adesanya vs. Romero $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus)
12 October 2019 UFC Fight Night 161 - Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson $35,000 ($30,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
3 August 2019 UFC on ESPN 5 - Covington vs. Lawler $75,000  ($35,000 to show, $35,000 win bonus, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
30 March 2019 UFC on ESPN 2 - Barboza vs. Gaethje  $40,000 ($35,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay)
15 December 2018 UFC on Fox 31 - Iaquinta vs. Lee 2 $35,000
6 July 2018 UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 27 Finale $36,000 (includes $18,000 win bonus)
1 December 2017 UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 26 Finale  $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus)
19 February 2017 UFC Fight Night 105 - Lewis vs. Browne $26,500 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)
8 December 2016 UFC Fight Night 102 - Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov $72,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship)
Grand Total    $408,000

In addition to his salary in the fights, the fighter also receives Sponsorship deals and Endorsement deals from various companies to promote their products. Although he has not mentioned them, the fighters do generate a certain figure thanks to the sponsorship deals.   

Gerald Meerschaert dedicated to the UFC SOURCE: Instagram@the_gm3

To conclude, the 6-foot-1, 185 lbs has an outstanding net worth of $500,000 as of 2020. With all of his earning from his professional fights, he is spending a lavish life with his friends and family.   

Gerald Meerschaert Girlfriend: Is he Married or Dating?  

The 33-years-old, Gerald Meerschaert is neither married nor seems to be dating anyone. Talking about his personal matter, he is rather shy and has not revealed any information regarding his love life. He is very low-key about his relationship.

Gerald Meerschaert Instagram photo SOURCE: Instagram@the_gm3

Scrolling through his Instagram posts, Meerschaert is always seen on the octagon ring or amongst side friends and family. There does not seem to be anybody in his life right now who might be someone special in the foreseeable future. As a professional fighter with a fanbase of nearly 14k followers in his Instagram, there must be tons of women out there who want to be beside him.

UFC Record and Upcoming Fight

The Wisconsin native with a career record of 31-12-0 (win-loss-draw) is going to face Ian Heinisch in the upcoming UFC 250 event, according to the sources from Sherdog and Tapology, that will take place on 6 June 2020, the Venue for the fight to yet to be announced since the previous venue which was Ginasio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil would be used as a field hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. As per the next location, it is going to take place somewhere in the United States.        

Gerald Meerschaert vs Ian Heinisch SOURCE: Instagram@the_gm3

His Previous bout was against Deron Winn at the UFC 248- Adesanya vs Romero which he won on 7 March 2020 which was held on T-Mobile Area in Paradise, Nevada, Los Vegas. Meerschaert currently has 1 winning streak since he lost the bout before that to Eryk Anders at the UFC Fight Night 161 Jedrzejczyk vs. Waterson.

Championship and Accomplishments

  • Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Eric Spicely and Joe Gigliotti
  • Middleweight Champion (One time) vs. Chase Waldon
  • Wisconsin State Middleweight Champion (One time) vs. Sam Alvey

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