Thomas Almeida

by Manish Wed May,2018
Thomas Almeida
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Thomas Guimaraes Almeida
  • Birth Place Sao Paulo
  • Famous Name Toto/Terminator
  • Father Sergio Almeida
  • Mother Lucila Pinto
  • Net Worth $600,000 thousand
  • Salary $48,000 thousand
  • Nationality Brazilian
  • Ethnicity N/A
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Currently Married N/A
  • Married to N/A
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children N/A
  • Affair with N/A
  • Girlfriend N/A
  • Boyfriend N/A
  • Religion Catholic
  • Tatto(s) yes

The Brazilian professional mixed martial Artist Thomas Guimaraes Almeida is well known in MMA (Mixed Martial Art) and UFC for his tactics and his ability to knock out his opponents with one heavy hit. He currently competes in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

The Brazilian turned professional in 2011 and has 7 wins by KO and four by submission. He is formerly a Bantamweight Champion in the Legacy FC.

The Early rise of the Thomas Almeida

Thomas Almeida was born on July 31, 1991, in a Brazilian province of Sao Paulo, Brazil. His father Sergio Almeida and mother Lucila Pinto noticed the dedication that their son had to become the best fighter in the world and thus gave him blessings to Thomas.

Almeida began his Muay Thai practices at the age of 13.  While in his school a boy used to steal food and bully the other children including Thomas. One day Thomas took action by kicking the boy much taller and stronger than him but later they both went on to be good friends.

Seeing his spirit and his courage to never back down from a fight his parents put him on a part-time school and started him to train at Chute Boxe Academy in Sao Paulo.

Income and Net Worth of Almeida

The 26 years old fighter who is known as the Terminator in the ring enjoys a net worth of $600,000  thousand with the UFC earnings of  $393,000  which includes bonuses and his UFC Reebok endorsement deals. 

Despite, his KO loss to Cody Garbrandt at the UFC Fight Night 88, he was able to cash $25,000 including show amount and Reebok sponsorships.

With various awards, Almeida was able to cash in big amounts and with big names like Conor McGregorRonda Rousey and Georges St-Pierre UFC have been able to globalize its position among top sports and with 13th rank in the division Almeida is sure to make big money in his career.

Career Of Thomas Almeida

Thomas who is often known by his nickname Toto given by his teammates made his professional debut in September 2011. With management by Wade Hampel of Big Fight Management, the Brazilian fought fiercely in his native country with a standout record of 8-0 with 4 wins via KO. He is one of the fast-rising fighters with a record of 22-3-0.

CAPTION: Thomas Almeida in the Octagon SOURCE: ABC News - Go.com

His career highlights:

  • Almeida made his LFC 15 (Legacy Fighting Championship) debut on November 16, 2012, against Cody Williams and won the fight with KO in the first round.
  • Almeida on December 6, 2013, faced George Pacurariu at LFC 26 and won the fight via TKO in the first round.
  • On June 20, 2014, Almeida won his first title Legacy FC Bantamweight Championship after defeating the replaced opponent Caio Machado via TKO at LFC 32.
  • Almeida signed the multi-fight deal with UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) in June 2014 and faced Yves Jabouin on April 25, 2015, At UFC 186 with a win in the first round via TKO.
  • At UFC 189 Almeida secured his first performance of the night bonus when he won the fight against Brad Pickett on July 11, 2015.
  • Almeida faced fellow UFC fighter Cody Garbrandt on May 29, 2016, but this time he lost the fight in the first night via KO as the favorite had no answer for Cody's speed and accuracy.
  • He continued his losing streak back to back following his defeat with  Jimmie Rivera on July 22, 2017, and Rob Font on January 20, 2018, at UFC 220.  

Achievements and Awards of Almeida

  • MMASH Bantamweight Championship (One time)
  • Legacy FC Bantamweight Championship (One time
  • Fight of the night (One time)
  • Performance of the night (Four times)
  • 2014 November Fight of the Month vs Tim Gorman
  • 2015 July Knockout of the Month vs Brad Pickett

Personal Life of Thomas Almeida

The 26 years old UFC fighter is active on Twitter and Instagram and updates his profile with various up-coming events and promotions. Almeida who stands 5 feet and 7 inches tall and with his good looks and great physique still seems to be single. There is no detail about his girlfriend, his marriage or any rumors nor any affairs.

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