Shane Burgos Biography

November 2, 2018
First published on:April 13, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Shane Burgos

Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Birth Name Shane Burgos
Famous Name Hurricane
Mother Renee Burgos
Nationality American
Ethnicity African-American
Birth Place Bronx, New York
Currently Working For UFC
Weight in KG 66 Kg
Tatto(s) Yes
Currently Married Yes
Married to Veronica Burgos
Children Yes

An American professional mixed martial artist, Shane Burgos currently competes in the UFC’s Featherweight division. A professional since 2013, Burgos has amassed overall 10 wins with 5 knockouts, 4 submissions, and 2 unanimous decision out of 11 fights.


He is also famous by the name “Hurricane”.

Shane Burgos' Early Life

A native of Bronx, New York, Shane Burgos was born on 19th March 1991, to Renee Burgos. His birth sign is Pisces. By nationality, Burgos is an American and he belongs to African-American ethnicity.

He states that MMA was love at first sight for him. From the first time he saw a UFC Fight, he was instantly hooked and decided to pursue his career in MMA. A few weeks later, he started training at a local Tiger Schulmann’s school.

Moreover, Burgos holds black belts in Tiger Schulmann’s Martial Arts as well as multiple time NAGA grappling medalist.

Shane Burgos' Net Worth and Endorsement

The significant source of Burgos' earning is his UFC career. Though he has not disclosed his exact figure of salary and net worth, looking at his successful career his net worth is assumed to be no less than the six-digit figure.

Going deep into his UFC career, Burgos earned $10,000 show cash plus $10,000 win bonus and $2500 Reebok sponsorship in his first UFC fight at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. Further, he took home $12000 show cash plus $12,000 win bonus, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, and $2500 Reebok sponsorship, at UFC 210. Likewise in his 3rd UFC fight, he got paid $30,500.

Despite the loss, he received $22,000 from his 4th UFC match at UFC 220 where Stipe Miocic collected the highest amount at the event while Daniel Cormier and Francis Ngannou were second highest, earning $500,000 each.

Apart from his UFC career, he is a martial arts instructor in New Windsor, NY, through which he might add good worth.

Shane Burgos' MMA Career

Early Career

Before turning professional, Burgos recorded 6-0 amateur record with one No Contest. In July of 2013, he made his official MMA career debut. Over the next two-and-a-half years, he totaled seven wins with no defeats.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

On 9th December 2016, Burgos made his UFC debut against Tiago Trator, at UFC Fight Night 102. He recorded a win in his debut fight via unanimous decision in the round three. He next faced Charles Rosa at UFC 210 and won the match by TKO punches in the third round.

His third fight came at UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum against Godofredo Pepey. He won the fight through the unanimous decision in the 3rd round, on 22nd July 2017.

On 20th January 2018, Burgos came back to face Calvin Kattar at UFC 220, where he got defeated via TKO punches in the round three.

Shane Burgos' Personal Life

Shane Burgos, 27, is a happily married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his long-time girlfriend Veronica Burgos, on 16th September 2015.

As of 2018, it’s been almost three years since the couple is married but a spark in their romantic life is like day one. They often share their photos on their official Instagram accounts which they have captured while the duo was on dates and vacations.

On 27th February 2017, the pair welcomed their first child.

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