Raphael Assuncao’s net worth
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|Date of Birth:||1982 July 19|
|Aka||Raphael O. Assuncao|
|Age:||37 years old|
Raphael Assuncao net worth: $183,000 (Salary)
Raphael O. Assuncao born on July 19, 1982 is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and has the cool salary of $183,000. Though his current net worth is in the process of calculation, he currently competes in the Bantamweight division of UFC. As per the recent stats, he stands #3 in the official UFC bantamweight ranking.
Early MMA Career
Raphael made his first promotional debut on April 5, 2009 at WEC 40 against Jameel Massough. He won the bout via unanimous decision. Along with his first win, he was successful to take out a 12-1 professional record before moving to UFC. In an account, he defeated Yves Jabouin, Urijah Faber, and LC Davis. However, he tastes his first defeat against Diego Nines on June 20, 2010 at WEC 49. Though he was excellent in his moves, he lost the bout via split decision.
Assuncao UFC career began when the whole organization was merged with Ultimate Fighting Championship on October 28, 2010. He was about to face Manvel Gamburyan as his first debut at UFC 128. But Manvel was forced to quit from the bout as he was suffering from his back injury. In returns, he faced Erik Koch but the first debut didn’t work for Raphael. As a result, he tastes his first defeat in UFC via KO in the first round.
The fighter faced Johnny Eduardo as his second fight at UFC 134. He defeated the other fighter via unanimous decision but he remains out for 6 months followed by possible nasal fracture. Coming back in high spirit, he gained his second win defeating Issei Tamura. Raphael finished him via second round TKO at UFC on Fuel TV: Munoz vs. Weidman. Likewise, he defeated Mike Easton at UFC on Fox 5 and Vaughan Lee at UFC on Fuel TV 10.
He gains huge respect with the fight against T.J. Dillashaw. The match was first scheduled to take place on September 4, 2013, at UFC Fight Night 28 but it was delayed due to a minor medical issue of Raphael. The match later scheduled at UFC Fight Night 29 and Assuncao defeated Dillashaw via split decision. He also won the Fight of the Night honors. Besides, the magnificent win, he remained victorious against Pedro Munhoz and faced his second defeat against T.J. Dillashaw via unanimous decision.