Justin Scoggins

by Henry 30 Jul,2018
Justin Scoggins
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Weight in KG 135 lb ( 61 kg ) kg
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Justin Scoggins
  • Net Worth $322,000
  • Birth Country Greenville, South Carolina, United States
  • Salary $197,000
  • Famous Name Scoggins
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity white
  • Girlfriend N/A
  • Currently Club UFC

Justin Scoggins is a well-known American mixed martial artist currently signed up with UFC promotions.

He started professionally participating in MMA on December 7, 2013, and so far has appeared in 16 events with total 11 wins and 5 losses. Participating formerly in Flyweight division, he is currently participating in the bantamweight and is in contract with UFC since August 2013.  The UFC  fighter is no stranger to Kenpo, Karate, Kickboxing, Wrestling, and BJJ.

Synopsis

The former Flyweight and current Bantamweight fighter, Justin Scoggins was born on May 2, 1992, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Spending most of his childhood in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, he was interested in martial arts from a very young age; Growing up, he practiced various forms martial arts.

Early Life

Information about his family life isn't revealed by the fighter and any strong details regarding his educational background are yet to be addressed.

In his UFC players profile, Scoggins addressed how he got interested in MMA as:

"I started martial arts at three years old. I transitioned into MMA training at 16 and had my first MMA fight at 18."

He holds American nationality and currently in contract with UFC. As per his ethnic backgrounds, he is a white American MMA fighter from South Carolina. 

Career

Justin Scoggins is one of the most liked MMA fighters with a record of 11 wins and 5 losses which is a very good fight record. So, let's take at his Professional MMA Career in details.

Career With Smaller MMA Belts

Scoggins first appeared in  Conflict MMA - Fight Night 4 and fought his first pro-match against Timm Kitts on 25-Feb-12 and made a great career start with head kick knock out a victory over Timm in the first round.

In his second bout, he appeared in the Quest for Glory Championship 1 against Timothy Wade. He won the match held on 24-Mar-12 via unanimous decision victory in round 3. Additionally, on 12-May-12, he fought against Casey Large at EC/Conflict MMA - Extreme Challenge 211 and won the match via Submission (armbar) in round 1.

In Warfare 6: Friday Night Fights,  he fought against Keith Hulin, won the match held on 24-Aug-12 via TKO (knees and punches) in round 1. Later, on 7-Dec-12, he fought against Jacob Hebeisen at Warfare 7: Invasion and won the match via TKO (hook kick and punches) in round 5.

Likewise, Justin Scoggins re-appeared in Warfare 8: Armageddon in a fight against Chris Cain and won the match via TKO (punches) in the very first round on 8-Mar-13. Again on 21-Jun-13, he fought Len Cook at Warfare 9: Apocalypse and won the match via TKO (punches) in round 2.

UFC Career

Scoggins made his UFC debut in UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Bigfoot, against Richie Vaculik and won his first match held on 7-Dec-13 via TKO (punches) in the first round.

On 15-Mar-14, he fought against Will Campuzano at UFC 171 and won the match with a unanimous Decision in the third round.

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Inducted in the famous fight reality show: The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn, he fought the Finale fought against Dustin Ortiz and lost to Ortiz on 6-Jul-14 via a splits Decision in a close match after three rounds of action. On 5-Sep-14, he fought against John Moraga at UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi and lost the match via Submission (guillotine choke) in round 2.

Later in UFC 187, Justin fought Josh Sampo and was able to get out of his two back to back losses after he won the match held on 23-May-15 via Unanimous Decision after three rounds. Justin on 6-Feb-16 fought against Ray Borg at UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson and won the match via Unanimous Decision.

UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2, he fought against Pedro Munhoz, but was handed a submission loss by Pedro on 19-Nov-16 in a guillotine choke in the second round. On 17-Jun-17, he fought against Ulka Sasaki at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Correia and lost the match via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 2.

Recently on 14-Jul-18, Justin at UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Ivanov, fought against Said Nurmagomedov and lost in a Split Decision.

Personal Life

Justin is so far living a single life and no news regarding his relationship affair has surfaced in the media. He is 5' 7" ( 170 cm ) tall and weighs 135 lb ( 61 kg ). The MMA fighter has 66" punching reach.

Net Worth

Talking about Justin Scoggins' net worth, his total earnings from his MMA career is reportedly around $197,000. His last fight against Said Nurmagomedov on July 14, 2018, earned Justin a reported amount of $120 thousand. 

As per many tabloids, Justin Soggin's current net worth is reportedly around $322,000 and so far his main source of income remains his fighting career. He is a resident of Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States and has a lovely home there. 

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Facts and Stats

He considers Triangle choke as his favorite grappling technique and he is also well known for his vicious Jab. He has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 61 kgs. Further, he is an undefeated professional fighter and South Carolina Warfare MMA 125lb champion.

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