Leandro Higo

John Von 21 Jul,2018


Leandro Higo is a Brazilian professional Mixed Martial Artist fighter who currently competes in the American renowned MMA promotion, Bellator MMA in their Bantamweight category.


He made his professional MMA debut in 2006 and as of 2018, he has a record of 18 wins and losing 4 in his MMA career.

Leandro Higo’s Early  Life

Leandro Higo is of Brazilian nationality and descends from the mixed racial-ethnic background. He was born on  19 the January 1989 in Mossoro, the Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil.

Nicknamed as Pitbull, there is no information about his educational background, parents, and siblings.

Leandro Higo’s  Net worth

It is clear that he earns a significant amount of money from his MMA career as it is obvious that majority of his earning comes from his MMA career.

He has competed in several MMA matches and went on to win numerous championships and looking at his professional career, his net worth is assumed to be around $2 million.

Leandro Higo’s Career

Before he started his professional MMA career, he had an amateur career and went on to fight against Maycon Silvan and  Bruno Rodrigues Mesquita.

Higo made his professional MMA debut against Gilson and won via submission in NMFVT and later went to fight in MZI and Arena Fight and went to lose his first professional MMA fight against Marcos Vinicius Costa Silva at RFC.

He, later on, won the WFE championship by winning against major MMA stars such as Wagner Campos and Erinaldo Dos Santos Rodrigues.

Higo suffered his second loss against Illiarde Santos and later signed with American renowned MMA promotion, Bellator MMA.

Higo made his official debut at the Bellator in 2017 and lost a bout against Eduardo Dantas and won against Joe  Taimanglo with a unanimous decision and as of 2018 lost against Darrion Caldwell with a submission hold.

Leandro Higo’s Personal Life

Currently, 29, the Brazilan MMA star, Leandro Higo stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 61 kg and has a reach of  72 inches which he uses his optimum effect during his matches.

Talking about his personal life, he is a blissfully married man. He is married to his wife, Thuany Mora. The precise date of their wedding date is not known.

The couple is blessed with a son, Matthew Higo Sobral Pinto who was born on May 30, 2011. The family of Higo is currently enjoying their married life and he often shares pictures of his family and himself in the Instagram,

Apart from this, there is no signs, rumors, and news regarding the couple divorce or having any sort of affairs.

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