Jimmie Rivera

John Von 13 Sep,2018


James "Jimmie" Ernesto Rivera or famously known as Jimmie Riveria is an American professional Mixed Martial Arts Fighter who is currently competing for American renowned MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Champion (UFC) in its Bantamweight category.


He made his professional MMA debut in  2007 and has a professional MMA record of  22 wins and 2 losses in his career.

Jimmie Rivera Early Career

Jimmie Rivera was born on  June 29, 1989, in  Ramsey,  New Jersey, the United States of  America. He is of American nationality having a white ethnic background.

While nothing is known about his parents and siblings but talking about his educational background. He was a professional wrestler in  Ramsey High School.

Jimmie Rivera  Career

He started his professional MMA career in 2007 and went to compete for several MMA promotions such as Bellator, King of the Cage, The Ultimate Fighter, Ring of Combat and World Series of Fighting.

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Rivera made his  UFC debut by taking on Marcus Brimage at the UFC Fight Night 72 on July 18, 2015, and won the bout via KO in the first round.

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He, later on, went to face off against MMA competitors such as Pedro Munoz, Thomas Almeida, Marlon Moraes, and several other challenges.

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His next fight came against John Dodson on September 8, 2018, at the  UFC 228 and won through a unanimous decision.

Jimmie Riveria Personal Life

The American Bantamweight MMA fighter, Jimmie Riveria stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 61 kg. He has a reach of 68 inches which he uses to his maximum effect during his matches against his opponents.

Talking about his personal life, he is a happily married man. He is married to his wife, Samantha Rivera with whom he tied his wedding knot in 2017.

The couple is currently enjoying a happy and blissful married life with no signs of divorce and separations news and rumors going around.

Furthermore, their love is only going strong through the passage of time.

He is active all over his social media sites such as Twitter and Instagram but has no official Facebook page of his own.

Jimmie Riveria Net Worth

He has amassed both wealth as well as fame from his professional career as a successful MMA athlete. His official earning is estimated to be around $98,000.

While his net worth has not been officially disclosed as it is still under review. However, by examing and analyzing his professional MMA career in the UFC and several another MMA career for various promotions, his net worth is estimated to be around hundreds of thousands of dollars.

His income is also expected to increase as his career progress to the next level and is currently enjoying a happy life with himself and family.


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