Raphael Assuncao Biography

( 1982 - )
August 7, 2019
First published on:August 7, 2019
by Jorden

Facts of Raphael Assuncao

Date of Birth: 1982, July 19
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: Brazil
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Birth Name Raphael Assunção
Birth Place Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
Famous Name Raphael Assunção
Horoscope Cancer
Net Worth $5 million
Salary $ 145,000
Siblings Júnior Assunção (Older Brother) (MMA fighter), Freddy Assunção (Twin Brother)
Weight 5 ft 5 1⁄2 in (1.66 m
Current team Ascension Mixed Martial Arts
Nationality Brazilian
Ethnicity Latino
Profession MMA Fighter
Started career as MMA Fighter
Married to Narla Castilho Assunção
Children daughter

Raphael Assuncao is a professional Brazilian MMA fighter who is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)'s Bantamweight division. Before this, he competed in the Lightweight and Featherweight division of UFC. Raphael's fighting style is Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

Assuncao is listed No. 3 in  UFC bantamweight rankings. Does Raphael have a total net worth of more than $5 million as of 2019? Do you want to know more about Raphael's salary, career earnings, married life, wife, and children?

How Much Does Raphael Assuncao Earn from His Fights? His Net Worth and Salary

Raphael Assuncao has a total estimated net worth of around $5 million since he is in his professional UFC career for a long time. Apart from this, his annual salary is also incredible as he is among the experienced fighters. Currently, as per the sports daily, his yearly salary is estimated to be around $145,000.

Career Earnings:

Date Competitor Show  Win Bonus
Apr 5/09 W (Massouh) $9,000  $9,000 
Oct 10/09 W (Jabouin)  $11,000  $11,000 
Jan 10/10  L (Faber)  $13,000  
 Jun 20/10  L (Nunes) $13,000  
Nov 11/10  W (Davis) $13,000 $13,000
 Mar 19/11   L (Koch)  $15,000  
Aug 27/11  W (Eduardo)   $15,000  $15,000
Jul 11/12  W (Tamura) $17,000  $17,000 
Dec 8/12   W (Easton)  $19,000 $19,000
 Jun 8/13   W (Lee) $22,000 $22,000
Oct 9/13  W (Dillashaw)  $25,000  $25,000+ $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus
Feb 22/14  W (Munhoz) $28,000 $28,000
 Oct 4/14  W (Caraway)  $35,000 $35,000
 Jul 9/16 L (Dillashaw)  $42,000 $10,000 Reebok sponsorship
Jan 28/17 W (Sterling)  $42,000 $42,000 + $10,000 Reebok sponsorship
Jun 3/17 W (Moraes)  $46,000  $46,000 +$15,000 Reebok sponsorship
Nov 11/17 W (Lopez)  $50,000 $50,000+ $6,600 from Lopez for missing weight, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $15,000 Reebok sponsorship
Jul 7/18 W (Font)  $70,000 $70,000+,$15,000 fight week incentive pay
Feb 2/19  L (Moraes)  $75,000  $15,000 fight week incentive pay

In addition to this, he earned a lot of money from his UFC career. Despite his salary, he earned a huge amount from cash prizes and bonuses. As you know some of the most experienced fighters receive  a salary more than $3 million but some receive less than $10,000.

UFC fighters have various means of income besides their salary. Since he has earned a huge amount from his UFC career so he is living a lavish life in his luxurious house. Apart from this, the total worth of his properties like cars and house is estimated at around $5 million as of 2019.

After taking a closer look at the table above you will clearly know the exact earnings of Raphael. the UFC fighters are paid a minimum salary of around $10,000 per night and if they win the fight they will receive a $10,000 win bonus. 

In addition to this, the performance of the night amount is around $50,000 which is provided to the best performance of the night. Raphael Assuncao is listed in the 140th rank in terms of the annual salary of the professional UFC fighters. 

As of now, the highest-paid UFC fighter is Conor McGregor whose annual salary is $3,030,000 and he is followed by Khabib Nurmagomedov whose annual salary is  $2,570,000 as reported by the sports daily magazine. The list of the brands with which he signed endorsement deals are listed below:

  • Hobby Pro Photo
  • Ascension MMA & Fitness
  • ACI Motorsports
  • Hayabusa Combat
  • Motion Control Suspension
  • Essex Parts Services
  • Onnit
  • Cold One Therapy
  • Reebok
  • Topps Digital

Who Is Raphael Assuncao Married Too? Know about his Spouse and Children

The personal life of the professional UFC fighters is always a matter of discussion among their fans. So it is obvious that Raphael Assuncao's relationship status is also discussed by his well-wishers. Raphael Assuncao is a happily married man and is currently enjoying marital life with his gorgeous wife.

Raphael exchanged the vows with his girlfriend Narla Castilho Assunção in front of friends and family members in a lavish wedding ceremony. The exact information about their wedding date and venue is not yet revealed but some sources claim that the ceremony was huge. 

Raphael's family SOURCE: Instagram

Raphael and his wife Narla Castilho Assunção are blessed with a lovely daughter after some years of their marriage. After taking a closer look at his official Instagram account, you will definitely know how much the couple loves their daughter. She is their only child so they are quite protective of her. 

Assuncao with his wife and daughter SOURCE: Instagram

Assuncao and his spouse dated for several years before they tied the knot with each other. Some sources claim that they were together since their teenage. As of now, Raphael and his wife are living a happy married life in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. They haven't reported any disputes in their marital relationship.

Raphael's daughter SOURCE: Instagram

There are no signs of divorce or separation which clearly suggests that their relationship is going to last long. Moreover, they are also an example of a perfect couple. Raphael is not involved in extramarital affairs so far and details about his past relationships are yet not revealed in media. 

CAPTION: Raphael with his wife Narla Castilho Assunção and daughter in Florida SOURCE: Instagram

In addition to his relationship, he is also an active social media user and has a huge fan following. He has more than 13 thousand followers on his Instagram and around 15 thousand don his Twitter account. 

Raphael Assuncao Body Measurements

The 37 years old professional UFC fighter has a height of around 5 ft 5 12 in (1.66 meters) tall along with a weight of about 135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st). His eye color is dark brown and has black hair. His distinctive features are Narrow strong jawline and thick strong neck. 

Who is Raphael Assuncao? Know about his childhood, parents, Bio, and early life

Raphael Assuncao is a native of Brazil who was born on July 19, 1982, to parents  Cleuder Assunção and  Francisca Assunção in Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. He holds Brazilian nationality and belongs to the Latino ethnic group. Raphael spent his childhood with his siblings Júnior Assunção and Freddy Assunção. 

 Raphael's brothers are also in the mixed martial arts career. 

Raphael Assuncao Professional Career

Raphael Assuncao is a professional Brazilian MMA fighter who is currently competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)'s Bantamweight division. Before this, he competed in the Lightweight and Featherweight division of UFC. Raphael's fighting style is Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. 

He started his professional career in the World Extreme Cagefighting in 2009 and his debut was against Jameel Massouh. Later on, he began his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career in 2010. He won against some of the reputed fighters including T.J. Dillashaw, Marlon Moraes, Joe Lauzon, and Jorge Masvidal.

Assuncao is listed No. 3 in  UFC bantamweight rankings. He is supposed to fight with Cory Sandhagen at UFC 241 on August 17, 2019.

Some other professional fighters biographies are available at Playerswiki.com. 

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