Lyman Good Biography

( 1985 - )

Facts of Lyman Good

Date of Birth: 1985, May 26
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet

Lyman Good is an American mixed martial artist who is best known for his time at the Bellator. He was the Bellator Welterweight Champion. He has switched organization and currently competed at the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the welterweight division.


Lyman is also famous for his nickname Cyborg. He is married to Elena Bugor. All the details about his married life, children, career and net worth.

Lyman Good's Early Life

Lyman Good was born on May 26, 1985, in Spanish Harlem, New York. There is little to no information about his family, but he does have two sisters. His mother was the one who got him into martial arts thinking it would be a good option for him to release his anger as he had a troublesome childhood. There is no information about Lyman Good's educational background.

Lyman Good's Professional Life

Lyman Good began his professional career in fighting in 2005 at the Ring of Combat Promotion. He also fought in the IFL and other minor promotions during the early years of his career. During the IFL 2007 semi-finals, he had to fight against Mike Dolce, a TUF 7 participant. He controlled the fight to win with a unanimous decision.

Good's last fight at Ring of Combat Promotion was against Alexis Aquino at ROC XVII. With a unanimous score of 29-28, Good won the match. After leaving Ring or Combat Promotion, he signed with EliteXC and later joined the Bellator.

Good faced Hector Urbina in his first fight in the tournament. He won the match with a submission. He defeated Jorge Ortiz in the semi-finals at Bellator VII to face Omar De La Cruz who had defeated Dave Menne in the same event.

Lyman Good became the first Bellator Welterweight Champion at Bellator XI defeating De La Cruz with a TKO victory. His first title defense match was on October 21, 2010, where he fought against rising star Ben Askren. Good went to lose his Welterweight Title to Askren in a Unanimous Decision. Good reached the semifinals of the 2011 welterweight tournament but lost to Judo specialist Rick Hawn in a controversial split decision.

In the 2012 Welterweight tournament, he was able to reach finals winning over Jim Wallhead and Michail Tsarev in the quarterfinal and semifinals. He faced Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 82 in the finals. He lost the match to Andrey losing via unanimous decision.

Good also fought in the Cage Fury Fighting Championships. He defeated Matt Secor on June 21, 2014, via KO in the first round of the CFFC 36. His fight against Jonavin Webb at CFFC 36 ended with a no contest due to an accidental eye poke.

Lyman Good faced Andre Craig on July 15, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 71, filling in for the injured Edgar Garcia. It was his first UFC promotional debut and he was able to win the fight by TKO in the second round. He was expected to face Omari Akhmedov on December 10, 2015, at UFC Fight Night 80 but was replaced by Sergio Moraes in late October.

Good was given a six-month ban in October 2016 with USADA releasing a statement that he had ingested the drug 1-androstenedione as part of a tainted product. He made a return on July 22, 2017, to fight Elizeu Zaleski. He lost the fight by split decision but the fight earned him his first Fight of the Night bonus award. He is expected to face Sultan Aliev on November 3, 2018, at UFC 230.

Lyman Good's Personal Life

Lyman Good has shared very less information about his personal life. However, it is quite known that he is married to Elena Bugor and rumored to have a daughter with her.

Good has shared several pictures of his wife on Instagram. Elena has also posted photos enjoying the time with his in different places.

Lyman Good's Net Worth

Lyman Good's net worth is under review at the moment. Due to lack of information about Good's personal assets, finances, and his earnings, we have been unable to put an estimate on his exact net worth.

He owns a Tiger Schulmann's MMA NYC, an MMA training center in New York, the USA. He also has a Dodge car and has shared several photos on Instagram.

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