Joe Schilling

Mandy Rhods 12 Sep,2018

Facts of Joe Schilling

2014 Knockout of The Year by Combat Press
Full Name
Joseph Francis Schilling
Birth Name
Joseph Francis Schilling
Famous Name
Joe Schilling
Cina Brown


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
Famous for
Use of elbow to cut opponents
Kickboxer, Mixed Martial Artist
Currently Club
Bellator Kickboxing


Cina Brown

Joseph Francis Schilling or famously known as Joe Schilling is an American Muay Thai kickboxer and mixed martial arts fighter who is currently competing for famous American promotion, Bellator kickboxing in the middleweight division.


Schilling made his professional debut in  2005 and also competed for kickboxing promotion like Glory. Continue to read for information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more. 

Joe Schilling Early Career

Joe Schilling was born on January 13, 1984, in  Dayton, Ohio, United States of America. He is of American nationality and has a white ethnic background. He was raised by a  single mother along with two siblings.

Schilling had a troubled childhood and was expelled from several schools for his disciplinary reasons. Joe took up Muay Thai at the age of 15.

After being kicked out of his house at the age of 17, he worked odd jobs and began to fight in several local fighting clubs. Schilling along with his trainer Mark Komuro opened The Yard, a Muay Thai gym located in Lincoln Heights in 2007

Joe Schilling Career

Joe Schilling made his professional debut in 2005 and worked for kickboxing promotions such as Glory and went to have lots of exciting memorable matches.

The fighter is a two-time national title holder in and he defeated Kaoklai Kaennorsing to become the WBC Muaythai Interim Light Heavyweight Champion in 2011. Schilling also had a controversial rivalry with Simon Marcus. He also won the 2013 Glory MiddleWeight World Championship Tournament. 

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Joe Schilling later signed with American renowned MMA promotion, Bellator MMA in October 2014. He made his Bellator MMA debut on 14 November 2014 against Melvin Manhoef at the Bellator 131. Schilling won the bout via KO  at the second round of the match. His next fight came against Rafael Carvalho that took place on  April 10, 2015, in  Bellator 136. Schilling has an MMA record of 2 wins and 5 losses. 

Joe later made his kickboxing debut against Hisaki Kato at Bellator Kickboxing2  and lost the match via KO in the second round of the match. He went on to defeat Vittorio IermanoAlexandru Negrea and Najib Idali in Bellator kickboxing. Schilling's recent match was against Filip Verlinden on December 9, 2017, and he won the bout by unanimous decision. He has a record of 23 wins and 9 losses in his kickboxing career. 

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“Heavy is good. Heavy is reliable,if it doesn’t work you can always hit him with it”

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After a three year hiatus from MMA, it has been reported that Joe Schilling signed a new multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA. Schilling said that he was not gaining financially from his kickboxing career and hence decided to take up MMA once again. 

Joe Schilling  Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, Joe Schilling, while there is no information about his wife but he is known to be engaged to his long-term girlfriend, Cina Brown. The couple is yet to get married. It has been reported that the pair are blessed with two sons together.

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“I do my dreaming with my eyes wide open and if I look back it’ll be with my eyes closed”

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Apart from that, Schilling seems to maintain a low profile in the public as he looks like an individual who is focused more on developing and advancing his MMA career to whole new level rather than being tangled in affairs. 

Joe Schilling Net Worth

Joe Schilling is estimated to earn a good deal of money through his professional career as a successful kickboxing athlete.

Even though there is no official record of his earning and overall net worth but it is assumed that he will earn a good deal of money as his career and wins increases in the upcoming years. Schilling's disclosed career earnings sum up to $52,000.

Joe Schilling Facts 

The American MMA athlete, Joe Schilling stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 84 kg. He has a good reach of 75 inches which he uses to his maximum effect during his matches against opponents. He is 34 years old. In addition, Schilling has an active and fair amount of fan following in his social sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The fighter also smokes cigarettes and weed.



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