Jared Cannonier

John Max 09 Mar,2018

Facts of Jared Cannonier

Birth Name
Jared Christopher Cannonier
Famous Name
Jared Cannonier or “The Killa Gorilla”
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Currently Club


Currently Married

An American renowned mixed martial artist, Jared Christopher Cannonier is best recognized as Jared Cannonier or “The Killa Gorilla”. The talented fighter currently competes in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Furthermore, the fighter is #9 in official UFC middleweight rankings, as of November 7, 2018. 

The4 thirty-three years old is married and currently has an estimated net worth no less than the six digit figure. 

Jared Cannonier's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2019, Cannonier's net worth is estimated no less than the six digit figure. Currently, signed to UFC, his significant source of income is consider UFC. So far, he has summoned $585,000, from 8 UFC bouts. 

He has been earning well for his fight in various events of UFC. He earned $26,500 after defeating Ion Cutelaba at TUF 24. The amount included $12,000 show money, $12,000 win bonus, and $2,500 Reebok sponsorship. Demetrious Johnson received the highest amount that night defeating Tim Elliot.

Likewise, Jared Cannonier earned  $100,000 that included a $50,000 win bonus and $50,000 show money for his win over Nick Roehrick at TUF 25.

Though he has not revealed the exact figure of his net worth, by looking at his career it is assumed that his net worth is no less than six digit figure.

Jared Cannonier's Personal Life

Currently 34, Cannonier is a married man. He met his wife, Catherine for the first time while Cannonier was in Alabama in the army. And after dating for a couple of the year, the two decided to take their relationship to a new level and tied the wedding knot.

Cannonier credits his wife for helping him juggle his job as well as training. He said, “I’m not organized at all, She’s the organizing one” also added, “She’s the reason why I’m able to do the sport that I love to do”. The couple together is blessed with three kids.

Jared Cannonier's Early Life

Jared Cannonier was born on 3rd March 1984, in Dallas, Texas, United States. His birth sign is Pieces. Cannonier holds an American nationality and belongs to African ethnicity.

Upon his graduation from college, Cannonier joined the U.S. Army. After three years in the military, he relocated to the north when he was offered a similar air traffic control equipment maintenance job in Anchorage by the FFA.

Cannonier started off training mixed martial arts to acquire the appropriate way to fight and because he enjoyed the competition.

Jared Cannonier's Mixed Martial Arts Career

Early Career

In the year 2011, Cannonier started his amateur mixed martial arts career where he won his first 2 fights via knockout. Further, he made his professional MMA debut in Alaska in June 2011. He fought the next five years intermittently, recording seven wins without any losses.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

In October 2014, Cannonier signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship. On 3rd January 2014, he made his UFC debut against Shawn Jordan in a Heavyweight bout at UFC 182 where he got defeated via knockout in the first round.

On 10th April 2016, he returns to face Cyril Asker at UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos where he earned his first UFC win via knockout and received his 2nd consecutive bonus award.

He next faced Glover Teixeira at UFC 208 and lost the fight via unanimous decision on 11th February 2011.

He was scheduled to face Steve Bosse at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale nonetheless, Bossed was replaced by Nick Roehrick from the fight just days before the event. Cannonier won the fight in the third round via TKO.

On 16th December 2017, he made his appearance against Jan Blachowicz who came as a replacement for Antonio Rogerio Nogueira at UFC on Fox 26, because Nogueira was pulled from the card after being notified by USADA of a potential doping violation. Cannonier lost the fight via unanimous decision in the third round.

Cannonier also faced Dominick Reyes at UFC Fight Night 129 but was defeated via TKO.

On November 3, 2018, he defeated David Branch at UFC 230, via TKO in round two.


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