- Date of Birth
- Age 30 Years Old
- Famous Name Mirsad Bektic
- Country Bosnia and Herzegovina BA
- Birth Name Mirsad Bektic
- Birth Place Srebrenica, SFR Yugoslavia (today Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- Famous Name Mirsad Bektic
- Mother Suada Bektic
- Net Worth $1 million
- Nationality Bosnian-American
- Currently Working For UFC
- Tatto(s) Yes
A Bosnian born American professional mixed martial artist, Mirsad Bektic currently competes in the UFC's Featherweight division.
As of 6th July of 2017, Bektic is ranked at number 4 in the official UFC Featherweight ranking.
Mirsad Bektic's Early Life
Mirsad Bektic was born on 26th of February 1991, in Srebrenica, SFR Yugoslavia (today Bosnia and Herzegovina). At three, he with his family: mother, Suada Bektic, and siblings, moved to Italy escaping the Bosnian War, a conflict which claimed the lives of his maternal grandparents and several relatives.
Again, the family relocated for 5 years in Germany and then after to the United States where his family settled in Lincoln, Nebraska. He attended Irving Middle School and is a graduate of Lincoln Southeast High School.
He started off training Karate after moving to the United States before transitioning to mixed martial arts in 2008.
Mirsad Bektic's Net Worth and Endorsement
Presently, Mirsad Bektic is signed to UFC, which is also his major source of earning. His total UFC earning is disclosed to be around $212,200. Going deep into his UFC earning, he collected $16,000 in his debut fight. He then took home $21,600, $24,000, and $30,000 through his second, third, and fourth UFC fights respectively. Despite a loss in his 5th UFC fight at UFC 209, Bektic earned $21,000.
Similarly, at UFC on Fox: Jacare vs. Brunson 2, Bektic earned $21,000 show cash plus $21,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, and $5,000 Rebook sponsorship.
Apart from his UFC career, Bektic adds good sum through endorsement deal with various brands including Garden of Life.
As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be $1 million. He owns few world luxury cars including Nissan.
Mirsad Bektic's Mixed Martial Arts Career
Mirsad Bektic Early Career
In 2011, Bektic made his professional debut, competing primarily in the regional promotions across the Central United States. He compiled an undefeated record of 7-0 before signing with the UFC in early 2014. Before being signed by the UFC, he was touted by notable Publication: BloodyElbow.com” who listed him at number 1 in its “MMM’s Top 25 Prospects” list in 2014.
Mirsad Bektic UFC Career
On 19th April 2014, Bektic made his official UFC debut against Chas Skelly at UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne. He won the fight via majority decision in round three. He next faced, Paul Redmond at UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson, on 24th December 2013, and won the fight via unanimous decision.
Additionally, he consecutively won his 3rd and 4th UFC match against Lucas Martins and Russell Doane at UFC Fight Night: Condit vs. Alves and UFC 204 respectively.
On 4th March 2017, Bektic got defeated by Darren Elkins at UFC 209, via KO on the third round.
Almost after 10 months, Bektic return to face Godofredo Pepey at UFC on Fox: Jacare vs. Brunson 2. He won the fight by TKO in the first round.
Mirsad Bektic Personal Life
When it comes to his personal life, Bektic is quite confidential. It seems that he prefers to maintain his private life in low profile. Though he actively surfs social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter, he has not posted single pictures which would hint his love life.
As per our record, the MMA fighter is possibly single and unmarried at the age of twenty-seven.