Sean Strickland Biography

( 1991 - )
May 13, 2018
First published on:May 13, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Sean Strickland

Date of Birth: 1991, February 27
Age: 29 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Name Sean Strickland
Birth Place Anaheim, California, United States
Famous Name Sean Strickland
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For UFC
Affair with holly_rockblades
Boyfriend Yes

Sean Strickland, also known by the name “Tarzan”, is professional MMA fighter from the United States. He is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Welterweight division. A professional since 2008, he is the former King of the Cage Middleweight Champion.

Sean Strickland's Early Life

Sean Strickland was born on 27th of February 1991, in Anaheim, California, United States. His birth sign is Pisces. Talking about his nationality, he is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.

At the young age of fourteen, Strickland started training in mixed martial arts, mainly for the fact it was the only sports that he didn’t kick out of. Two years later, he turned professional.

Sean Strickland's Net Worth and Endorsement

Sean Strickland has earned his wealth widely through his professional MMA fighting career. Presently he is signed to UFC which is a major source of earning. As of 2018, his UFC career disclosed earning is recorded to be $289,000.

Strickland made his UFC debut at UFC 171 where he defeated Bubba McDaniel and was rewarded with $16,000. He won the back to back UFC match at UFC Fight Night 41 and was paid $20,000.

At  UFC Fight Night 71, he defeated Igor Araújo to earn $34,000 and made his career highest earning of $69,000 after defeating Tom Breese at the UFC 199.

As of 2018, Strickland’s net worth is under review.

Sean Strickland's Mixed Martial Arts Career

King of the Cage

In 2008, Sean Strickland made his professional debut for the King of the Cage and amassed an undefeated record of 9-0 prior to facing Josh Bryant in a fight for the King of the Cage- Middleweight Championship at KOTC: Unification. He won the fight via split decision and then went to mark his victory twice before being signed by the UFC.  

Ultimate Fighting Championship

On 15th March 2014, Sean Strickland made his official UFC debut at UFC 171, facing Bubba McDaniel. He won the fight via submission due to a rear-naked choke in the round one.

He next faced Luke Barnett at UFC Fight Night: Munoz vs Mousasi, on 31st May 2014. And again won the fight via split decision.

Further, he got defeated by Santiago Ponzinibbio at UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir. Via unanimous decision.

Following the loss, he came back with a bang and went on to give three consecutive wins against Igor Araujo, Alex Garcia, and Tom Breese at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Cowboy, and UFC 199.

On 8th April 2017, Strickland was defeated by Kamaru Usman at UFC 210.

Strickland faced Court McGee at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Pettis on 11th November 2017. He won the fight via unanimous decision in the third round.

He recently had a bout against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos at UFC 224, on 12th of May 2018. He was defeated via KO in the first round one.

Sean Strickland's Personal Life

Sean Strickland is neither single nor married. Currently is in a relationship with his girlfriend, Holly with holly_rockblades as an Instagram name. His girlfriend is a personal trainer by her profession.


Been awhile since I've #wcw but here she is :)

A post shared by Sean Strickland (@strickland_mma) on

He often posts pictures of his lady with adorable captions. It seems that the duo shares a deep bond. Also, they frequently visit world mesmerizing holiday destination in their vacations.  

He stands tall at the height of 6 ft. and 1 inch and weighs 77 kg.

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