- Date of Birth
- Age 36 Years Old
- Famous Name Matthew Lopez
- Country United States US
- Mother Christine Lopez
- Birth Name Matthew Lopez
- Net Worth $450,000
- Currently Married N/A
- Birth Country Safford, Arizona, United States
- Famous Name Matthew Lopez
- Children No
- Nationality American
- Affair with Bitnee dobbs
- Ethnicity White
- Girlfriend Yes
- Currently Club Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Tatto(s) Yes
Matthew Lopez is a professional mixed martial artist from the United States. He currently competes in bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC). Before joining UFC, he completed most of his fights in King of the Cage (KOTC) and Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA).
Lopez served at the copper mines in Arizona and currently, he works as a wrestling coach at Reign Training Center. He was awarded the state champion in wrestling four times. In addition, he won national champion in freestyle and Greco.
Matthew Lopez Early Life and Education
Matthew Lopez was born on 21st January 1987, in Safford, Arizona. His father used to serve as a kid wrestling coach at Safford. He grew up with his younger brother, Michael, and sister. His mother name is Christine Lopez.
From a young age, he began training wrestling. Lopez enrolled at Arizona State University for one-year and Cal State Fullerton. Afterward, he competed in wrestling at Arizona State University and Cal State Fullerton as well.
Lopez moved to MMA after he noticed people that he had competed against in wrestling were having success in MMA.
Matthew Lopez Career
In 25th May of 2013, Lopez made his professional MMA career debut at KOTC World Championship where he faced Imani Jackson. He won the fight via TKO(Punches) in the first round.
Following his debut match, he came back with a bang and went on to give seven wins against Sammy Silva, Miguelito Marti, John Robles, Devin Turner, Kevin Clark, Justin Linn, and Eli Finn.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
On July 13, 2016, Matthew Lopez made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night: McDonald vs. Lineker against Rani Yahya. He loses his first UFC fight by Submission (arm-triangle choke) in the third round.
In his next UFC bout, he defeated Mitch Gagnon via Unanimous decision at UFC 206 on December 10, 2016. On his third appearance in UFC, he faced Johnny Eduardo on June 3, 2017, at UFC 212. He won the fight by TKO(punches) in round one.
Lopez then lost his two fight against Raphael Assuncao and Alejandro Perez at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis and UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. Gaethje.
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Matthew Lopez Personal Life
Lopez is 5' 7" ( 170 cm ) in his height and weight is around 135 lb (61 kg). By nationality, Lopez is an American and belongs to White ethnicity. He currently resides in Fullerton, California. He has a dog name, Chapo.
Lopez is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Britnee Dobbs for a long time. His girlfriend recently celebrated her birthday on July, 15.
Matthew Lopez Net Worth
Matthew Lopez career disclosed earnings is estimated to be around $59,400 as of 2018. His current net worth is estimated to be around $450,000. In 2017, he earns $50 thousand from teaching a handful of private youth wrestling lessons.
As an intern of his fighting career, he receives $500 per fight. Despite a loss against Alejandro Perez, at UFC on Fox; Poirier, he received $33,000. Similarly, Carlos Condit earned $115,000 in that night.
He fought at UFC Fight Night; Poirier vs. Pettis through which he earned $26,400 where he was defeated by Raphael Assuncao.
At UFC 212 night, Lopez make $26,500 ($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship) after defeating Johnny Eduardo.
Lopez received $22,500 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $2,500 Reebok sponsorship) from the UFC 206 where he won against Mitch Gagnon.
Similarly, he received $12,500 from the UFC Fight Night; McDonald vs. Lineker. However, his exact salary of 2018 isn’t disclosed yet.