|Date of Birth:||1985, April 14|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Height:||5 feet 5 inch|
Formiga is currently fighting in Flyweight division and is in association with the American MMA promotion, UFC since October 5, 2012. The Flyweight Flyweight fighter
Jussier Formiga was born on April 14, 1985, in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. he was interested in martial arts from a very young age. He is a Black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and also has a Black belt in Judo. He grew up in Natal, the Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil and started practicing judo from his early age.
On being asked about when and how did he got involved in MMA, Formiga in his UFC players profile said:
"I started first in judo at 8 years old because when I was a child I had too much energy."
Formiga attended Nova União/ Kimura institute. Further, he holds Brazilian nationality and currently in contract with UFC since 2012. As of September 2018, Formiga has 12.5 K followers in Twitter and 13.8k followers on Instagram.
Jussier Formiga made his UFC debut against John Dodson in UFC at Fox 5 that was contested on October 5, 2012, in a losing effort. He lost his debut match via TKO in the opening round of the match.
Formiga later went to face against Chris Cariaso to registered his first UFC win that took place on May 18, 2013, at UFC on FX8 and was victorious through a unanimous decision.
His recent fight was against Ben Nguyen in a winning effort. He got the victory via technical submission hold during UFC 221 event and also Performance of the Night held on February 11, 2018.
The Brazilain next fight is scheduled to be against Sergio Pettis on UFC229 that is expected to take place on October 6, 2018.
The Brazilian star MMA Jussier Formiga stands a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg. The MMA fighter has 67 inches reach which he uses to his maximum effect. As of 2018, he is rumored to be single and unmarried with no news regarding his relationship or affair has surfaced in the media.
Talking about Jussier Formiga net worth he is earning a good fortune as well as a good reputation as an exceptional fighter in the featherweight division.
It was reported that he earned $102,000 which also included the performance of the night with his bout against Ben Nguyen at the UFC 221 event held on February 11, 2018.
As per many tabloids, his current net worth is reportedly around $364,000 and so far his main source of income remains his career as a fighter. He is a resident of Ben Nguyen and has a lovely home there. Moreover, he keeps his fans informed about his personal life from numerous social media.