Jacob Duran

by Jack Ol 22 Dec,2017
Jacob Duran

A native of Planada, California, U.S., Jacob Suran is a professional cutman, who serves in mixed martial arts and boxing fights. Most notably, he served at UFC, Bellator, and WSOF. 

Regarding his personal life, Duran is married and blessed with a daughter together with his wife. Furthermore, his net worth is approximately $5 million. 

Jacob Duran Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2021, Jacob Duran has an estimated net worth of around $5 million. His significant source of earning is his professional cutman career.

Apart, he has also starred in several movies including Creed, Here Comes the Boom, Rocky Balboa, Undisputed, Ocean’s Eleven, and Play it to the Bone, through which he has added a good worth to his net worth.

Is Jacob Duran Married? (Wife and Personal Life)

Talking about his relationship status, Jacob Duran is a married man. He tied the knot with Charlotte Duran and has a daughter. He is a quiet private person when it comes to his personal life.

JacobJacob Duran and his wife SOURCE: Twitter

 He has not talked much about his private life in front of the public or media. He is active on Twitter.

Jacob Duran Early Life and Career

Jacob Duran was born in 1951 in Planada, California, to Maria Inez Duran and Benjamin Tamayo Duran. Talking about his nationality, Duran is an American, and he is of white ethnicity.

He once owned and ran a kickboxing and boxing school in Fairfield, California. In October 1992, Duran was the very first promoter of the International Kickboxing Federation in California. He has produced as well as trained several IKF Amateur Champions such as Andy “The Sandman” Sanchez, John “Psyco” Parker, Mike “Mohamid” Duran, and Randy “Buzzman” Bussart prior to furthering his career in professional mixed martial arts and boxing.

Jacob Duran Boxing Career

In boxing, Duran works on the Andre Ward and Klitschko brothers.

On 23rd November 2014, he was in the corner of Chris Algieri, when he took Amir Khan for the WBC Silver Welterweight title at The Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York.

He has also starred as a cut-man in 2 movies of the Rocky film series. In the 6th film, Rocky Balboa, Duran portrayed the character of the cut-man for Rocky’s opponent, Manson “the Line” Dixon. Similarly in the 7th film, Creed he featured in a supporting role.

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Jacob Duran Mixed martial arts Career

In the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Jacob Duran was assigned to many of the top fights, working with fighters such as Cain Velasquez, Forrest Griffin, Lyoto Machida, and Mirko Filipovic.

On 21st July 2015, he was departed from UFC due to a comment he made about the organization’s Reebok sponsorship deal. Many UFC fighters publically uttered their displeasure in Duran’s sacking, citing him as one of the most excellent cutmen in the business.

On 1st August 2015, he joined the World Series of Fighting (WSOF). He made his debut with WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields.

In March 2016, Duran signed Bellator MMA as a cutman. Apart, he has starred in Kevin James’s movie “Here Comes the Boom.”

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