Sean Strickland Biography
Sean Strickland is a mixed martial artist who hails from the United States and was born on February 27, 1991. He is presently active in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he holds the title of Ultimate Fighting Championship Middleweight Champion. Since 2008, he has been competing on a professional level, and he formerly held the title of King of the Cage Middleweight Champion.
Strickland spent his childhood in a home in Corona, California, where his father was both physically and verbally abusive to him. As a result of the stressful environment at home, Strickland was expelled from each and every school he ever attended. Strickland started his training in mixed martial arts when he was just 14 years old, and he got professional when he was 17 years old.
Sean Strickland Biography & Personal Details
|Date Of Birth
|27 February 1991
|Anaheim, California, United States
|32 years old (As 2023)
|Local High School
|Fighting, training, Listening Music, Travelling
|Mixed Martial Artist
|76 in (193 cm)
|Fighting out of
|Anaheim, California, U.S.
|Millennia MMA Gym (2014–present)
|Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu
|Championships and Achievements
|UFC Middleweight Championship (One time),
2020 Comeback Fighter of the Year
2023 Male Fighter of the Year,
2020 Comeback Fighter of the Year
Sean Strickland Career
Strickland made his debut in the professional ranks in 2008 for the King of the Cage promotion. He went on to amass a perfect record of nine wins and zero losses before challenging Josh Bryant for the King of the Cage Middleweight Championship on December 9, 2012, at the event known as KOTC: Unification. Strickland prevailed with a victory determined by a split decision and went on to successfully defend his championship three times before being signed by the UFC.
At UFC 171 on March 15, 2014, Strickland made his debut in the Ultimate Fighting Championship by competing against Bubba McDaniel. In the first round, Strickland won the fight by submitting his opponent with a rear-naked choke.
On May 31, 2014, Strickland competed against Luke Barnatt at UFC Fight Night 41. The event took place in Las Vegas. Strickland prevailed in the fight thanks to a split decision.
At UFC Fight Night 61, which took place on February 22, 2015, Strickland competed against Santiago Ponzinibbio in a welterweight bout. Strickland was defeated by the judges’ unanimous decision in a back-and-forth contest.
At UFC Fight Night 71, which took place on July 15, 2015, Strickland competed against Igor Arajo. It was decided by all of the judges that he was the victor.
At UFC Fight Night 83, which took place on February 21, 2016, Strickland competed against Alex Garcia. Strickland eventually knocked out his opponent in the third round of their bout, which came after two rounds of back-and-forth action.
On June 4, 2016, at UFC 199, Strickland competed against Tom Breese for the next time. He prevailed in the bout by way of a split decision.
At UFC 202, which took place on August 20, 2016, Strickland was scheduled to compete against Tim Means. However, Strickland withdrew from the bout in early August, citing a knee issue as his reason for doing so. Sabah Homasi, a newbie to the promotional team, took up in his stead.
The fight between Strickland and Kamaru Usman took place at UFC 210 on April 8, 2017. He was defeated by a decision that was reached by all of the judges.
At UFC Fight Night 120, which took place on November 11, 2017, Strickland competed against Court McGee. This fight was close during all three rounds, and the judges’ scores were 30-27, 29-29, and 29-29, hence it was initially declared a draw by the majority of the judges. After the bout, it was discovered that there was a mistake in the way the judges’ scorecards were being calculated, and Strickland was ultimately declared the winner by a unanimous decision.
At UFC 224, which took place on May 12, 2018, Strickland competed against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos. He was knocked out in the first round of the fight, which led to his loss.
At UFC Fight Night 138, which took place on October 27, 2018, Strickland competed against Nordine Taleb. In the second round, he scored a knockout victory that was ruled a technical knockout. As a result of the fight, Strickland was able to get out of his contract and become a free agent.
At UFC 293, which took place on September 10, 2023, Strickland competed against Israel Adesanya for the UFC Middleweight Championship. The fight was decided by a unanimous decision, which was a huge surprise given that most people had Strickland pegged as the underdog.
Sean Strickland Family, Relationship and Afair
In the month of December 2018, Strickland was riding a motorcycle in the city of Los Angeles when he was knocked unconscious after being struck by a car. After the accident, he was left with a number of injuries and required to have his knee operated on.
Strickland has revealed that he was a member of the neo-Nazi party when he was younger. He gave up after making friends with people of many races who offered him assistance. In the past, he has been quoted as saying, “If I wasn’t in the UFC, I’d probably be cooking meth in a trailer.” The effects of cancer ultimately proved fatal for Strickland’s father.
Family & Marital Status
Father- Not Known
|In Centimeters –185 cm
In Meters-1.85 m
In Feet and Inches –6′ 1″
|In Kg –84 kg
In Pounds –185 lbs
Sean Strickland Social Media Accounts
Sean Strickland Net Worth:
Sean Strickland net worth is (Approx) $3 million dollars. And is monthly salary $30,000 & Yearly Salary $200,000.
Sean Strickland Cars Collection:
- Dodge Hellcat muscle
- Hyundai Accent