Sam Sicilia Biography

( 1986 - )
October 22, 2018
First published on:August 13, 2018
by Mandy Rhods

Facts of Sam Sicilia

Date of Birth: 1986, February 1
Age: 34 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Name Samuel Travis Sicilia
Birth Place Spokane, Washington, United States
Famous Name Sam Sicilia
Net Worth $240,000
Salary $90,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession MMA Fighter
Famous for Fighting
Currently Working For Bellator MMA
Current City Spokane, Washington, United States,
School attended Mt. Spokane High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Lyndsie Sicilia (m.2017)
Children 1
Squad No MMA fighter

Sam Sicilia is a well-known American mixed martial artist currently on contract with the famous American mixed martial arts promotion Bellator in its featherweight division.

 

Sicilia also competed for UFC and was on FX's The Ultimate Fighter: Live. He started his MMA career in 2007. He has a record of 16 wins and 9 losses in his MMA career so far. Let's take a look at his wiki to get information regarding his career, net worth, personal life, family and more. 

Sam Sicilia Early Life

Sam Sicilia was born on February 1, 1986, in Spokane, Washington, United States. Further, the featherweight fighter holds American nationality and he is of white ethnicity.

Sicilia practiced Sikjitsu from a young age and started professionally participating in MMA on September 15, 2007

Sam Sicilia has said in his official UFC bio:

"I was so much fascinated by the fighting and I started it due to my interest in it".

Sam Sicilia's Career

Sam Sicilia started his career on September 15, 2007, at Combat Caged Warriors 4 where he fought against Brian Clayton and won the match via a unanimous decision. Correspondingly, the fighter fought against Jason Gybels at Rumble on the Ridge 16 and won the match held on January 15, 2007, via KO (punches) in round 1. Additionally, on March 5, 2011, he fought against Marc Forsyth at Rumble on the Ridge 17 and won the match via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 2.

In another equally important match, at  Lords of the Cage 5, Sicilia fought against Charon Spain, won the match held on April 28, 2011, via submission (neck crank) in round 1. Later in his next match, on June 10, 2011, he fought Daniel Swain at Lords of the Cage 6 and lost the match via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 1. In the following event, at  Lords of the Cage 7, Sam Sicilia fought against Angel Diaz, won the match held on July 16, 2011, via KO (punch) in round 1.

In the next fight, on July 29, 2011, Sam fought against Josh Snodgrass at Caged Combat 4 and won the match via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 1. Consequently, at Fight Night Round 16, the MMA fighter fought against Dominic Rivera, won the match held on August 13, 2011, via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 1.

In addition to that, on October 1, 2011, Sicilia fought against Josiah Mitchell at CageSport 16 and won the match via KO (punch) in round 1. Henceforth, at Caged Conflict, he fought against Jared Haller, won the match held on November 12, 2011, via TKO (punches) in round 1.

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Furthermore, on December 15, 2011, the MMA fighter fought against Arley George at Conquest of the Cage 10 and won the match via KO (punch) in round 1. All things considered, at The Ultimate Fighter: Live Finale, Sicilia fought against Cristiano Marcello and won the match held on June 1, 2012, via KO (knees and punches) in round 2.

Moreover, on October 13, 2012,  Sam Sicilia fought against Rony Jason at UFC 153 and lost the match via TKO (punches) in round 2. Added the fact, at The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen Finale the MMA fighter fought against Maximo Blanco but lost the match via Decision (unanimous) in round 3. Furthermore, on November 9, 2013, he fought against Godofredo Pepey at UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson and won the match via TKO (punches) in round 1.

Respectively, at UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Philippou, Sicilia fought against Cole Miller and lost the match held via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 2. Respectively, on May 24, 2014, he fought against Aaron Phillips at UFC 173 and won the match via decision (unanimous) in round 3. Correspondingly,  at UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson, Sam Sicilia fought against Katsunori Kikuno and lost the match via submission (rear-naked choke) in round 2.

 
 
 
 
 
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Additionally, on January 24, 2015, Sicilia fought against Akira Corassani at UFC on Fox: Gustafsson vs. Johnson and won the match via KO (punch) in round 1. In another equally important match, at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, he fought against Yaotzin Meza, won the match held on July 15, 2015, via decision (unanimous) in round 3. Later in his next match, on November 28, 2018, Sicilia fought against Doo Ho Choi at UFC Fight Night: Henderson vs. Masvidal and lost the match via KO (punches) in round 1.

In the following event, at UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson, Sicilia fought against Gabriel Benitez and lost the match via Technical Submission (guillotine choke) in round 2. In one of the most remembered bouts, on February 19, 2017, the MMA fighter fought against Gavin Tucker at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Browne and lost the match via decision (unanimous) in round 3.

Consequently, Sam Sicilia signed with Bellator MMA on August 17, 2017. In Bellator 189, he fought against Marcos Galvo and won the match via Decision (unanimous) in round 3. In addition to that, on April 28, 2018, Sicilia fought against Emmanuel Sanchez at Bellator 198 and lost the match via Submission (arm-triangle choke) in round 1. His next fight has not been announced so far. Sicilia currently fights alongside Pat Curran, Daniel Straus and A.J. McKee under the featherweight division of Bellator MMA. 

Sam Sicilia Personal Life

Talking about this personal life, Sam Sicilia is a married man. He tied the knot with his long-term girlfriend Lyndsie Sicilia on July 22, 2017.  The couple is blessed with a daughter named Sienna Noel Sicilia who was born on July 4, 2018. 

 
 
 
 
 
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Sicilia is a loyal husband and loves his wife very much. So far there have been no rumors of their divorce and Sicilia is not engaged in any extramarital affairs. He and his spouse are living a blissful life with their little one. The MMA fighter is a loving father and he spends a lot of time with his daughter. 

Sam Sicilia Net Worth

Talking about Sam Sicilia net worth, he is estimated to have earned around $90,000 from his last fight against Emmanuel Sanchez on April 28, 2018.

As per many tabloids, his current net worth is reportedly around $240,000 and so far his main source of income remains his career as a fighter. 

Sam Sicilia Facts and stats

Sam Sicilia is 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) tall and weighs 146 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st). The MMA fighter has 67" reach. He is currently 32 years old and he is an artist as well. Sicilia has a great fan following on his Instagram and Twitter accounts where he updates his fans about his career ventures and personal events as well. 


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