John Makdessi

by John Max 01 Apr,2017
John Makdessi
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 8 Inch
Weight in KG 70 kg kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name John Makdessi
  • Net Worth $0.5 Million
  • Currently Married N/A
  • Birth Country Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Salary N/A
  • Famous Name The Bull
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Ethnicity Lebanese
  • Boyfriend N/A
  • Currently Club Ultimate Fighting Championship

Prominent MMA Fighter, John Makdessi currently fighting in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his professional MMA debut in 2008 and amassed an unbeatable record of 7-0 before signing with the UFC.


Makdessi who has an estimated net worth over $0.5 million is possibly single and unmarried. 

John Makdessi Net Worth and Earnings

As of 2019, John Makdessi has an estimated net worth over $0.5 million. Currently signed to UFC, he earns decent salary through his bouts. Till the date, Makdessi has earned $641,600, competing in 16 UFC bouts. 

Most recently on 23rd March 2019, he defeted Jesus Pinedo at UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis. However, his earning from that bout is yet to reveal but it surely going to add tremendous value to his net worth. 

John Makdessi Personal life 

Regarding his married & personal life, John Makdessi has shared very few facts. He came into light for his professional work neither than for his personal life. According to sources, neither he is in an affair nor he has any girlfriend/wife.

Before being a professional fighter, he worked as a cook at a restaurant. 

If we go through his socials profiles, he often shares his pictures with his family. 

Further, John Makdessi has a perfect physique with an astonishing personality. He is one of the popular faces of UFC. John Makdessi has reached the age of 33 now. He has a perfect height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs 70 kg.

John Makdessi Bio & Early Life

John Makdessi was born on May 3, 1985, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. As per nationality, he is a Canadian and belongs to Lebanon descent. Further, his birth sign is Taurus.

At the age of 6, he started training in martial arts with Tae Kwon Do. At the age of 17, he learned Shotokan. He also competed in the kickboxing, and in 2006, he bagged a gold medal in the USKBA. After a 22-0 in kickboxing, he began training in mixed martial arts.

John Makdessi Professional MMA Career

In 2010, John Makdessi assigned by UFC. On Dec 11, 2010, at UFC 124, he made his debut against the Pat Audinwood and won the fight via unanimous in the third round. On August 14, 2011, he was expected to compete against Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5 but drew due to injury. On April 21, 2012, at UFC 145, he lost the fight via unanimous decision.

Again, on February 1, 2014, he competed with Alan Patrick at UFC 169 and lost by unanimous decision. On Dec 12, 2015, at UFC 194, he faced Yancy Medeiros and lost the fight by split decision.

After 2 loss at UFC, he faced Mehdi Baghdad at UFC Fight 90, on July 7, 2016, and won the fight via split decision in the third round. On Dec 10, 2016, at UFC 206, he lost a fight against Lando Vannata via knockout in the first round.

On December 16, 2017, he defeated Abel Trujillo at UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. dos Anjos. Further, he faced Ross Pearson at UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2. Makdessi won the fight via unanimous decision.
At UFC Fight Night: Thompson vs. Pettis, he defeated Jesus Pinedo on March 23, 2019.

He has records of 17 wins in 23 matches among them nine by knockouts and eight were by decisions



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