Donald Cerrone Net Worth, career, relationship

Donald Cerrone Net Worth, career, relationship

Facts of Donald Cerrone Net Worth, career, relationship

Net worth$ 5 Million
Date of Birth:1983 March 29
First NameDonald
Last NameCerrone
Age:41 years old

Donald Cerrone Net Worth: $ 5 Million

In the world of Martial art, there are very few people who have come up with this profession and made their way to the list of a millionaire. Donald Cerrone is one of them, he is an American professional mixed martial artist (MMA). He is also a former professional kickboxer who has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million. Cerrone is currently competing in the UFC’s Lightweight and Welterweight division. As of 2016, he is rated 10th position in the official UFC Lightweight rankings and 5th in the Welterweight division. Cerrone has also formerly competed for the World Extreme Cagefighting.  Cerrone grasps the record of most post-fight bonuses that includes Knockout/Submissions of the Night, Fight/Performance of the Night in UFC/WEC history.

Cerrone’s Career

Cerrone was born in Columbus, Ohio, of Italian heritage. He often gets into fights as he was growing up. He began professional bull riding when Cerrone attended Air Academy School. He was introduced to kickboxing and taekwondo by a friend. He compiled an undefeated amateur record of 13-0. Cerrone initiated training in Colorado at a gym, called Freedom Fighters. He was featured on the Versus TV series, where his fight with Anthony Njokuani was sponsored. Cerrone won the fight in the first round. Later, Cerrone was signed to fight in the Extreme Cagefighting.  His first fight was with Kenneth Alexander, where he won via submission in 0:56 seconds of the first round.  In 2009, he competed with WEC Lightweight Champion, Jamie Varner.  Varner couldn’t continue his fight when Cerrone hit Varner's temple with an illegal knee while Varner was still on the ground. Cerrone wins the Fight of the Night award. Cerrone defeated Krause via first round submission in the scheduled match on June 7, 2009. Cerrone fights a rematch with Benson Henderson in 2010, Cerrone lost via first-round guillotine choke submission. All fighters of WEC were transferred to UFC when WEC merged with UFC in October 2010. On 2011, Cerrone defeated Paul Kelly via tap-out due to a rare naked choke. For their performance, both fighters earned Fight of the Night credit. He knocked out Charles Oliveira via TKO three minutes into the opening round and earned Knockout of Night honors for the performance. On December 30, 2011, Cerrone next faced Nate Diaz at UFC where he lost the back-and-forth fight via unanimous decision. He couldn’t withstand the volume punches from Diaz. Similarly, Cerrone defeated Jeremy Stephens, Melvin Guillard, K.J. Noons, Evan Dunham, Adriano Martins, Edson Barboza, Jim Miller, and John Makdessi. Cerrone winning eight fight in a row under two years earned his first UFC lightweight title shot. In June 2016  Cerrone fight was a win over Patrick Cote to bring his record to 30–7. He has been called the busiest fighter in the UFC and has had at least four fights a year since 2013.

Cerrone’s Personal Life

Donald Cerrone was once in a relationship with most one of the beautiful and attractive octagon girls, Brittney Palmer.  Their relation started when both worked for the WEC promotion but their love sparks stopped at the time they entered UFC. More recently, news splashed out that Cerrone is dating with lovely Lindsay Sheffield. They are known to each other at least for the past five years.    

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