Gegard Mousasi is a Dutch mixed martial artist and former kickboxer .Who is Gegard Mousasi ? Wiki Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Bio read all about him in this article.
Who is Gegard Mousasi ?
Gegard Mousasi is a Dutch mixed martial artist and former kickboxer who is now competing in Bellator MMA. He is the two-time and current middleweight champion of Bellator MMA. The Bellator men’s pound-for-pound rankings were made on August 3, 2021. As of that date, he was number 4 in the rankings. This makes him an overall six-time world champion in mixed martial arts.
Gegard Mousasi Wiki
|Date of Birth||1 August 1985|
|Age ( 2022 )||36 years|
|Place of Birth||Tehran, Iran|
|Marital Status||Not Married|
|Spouse / Partner||Not Known|
|Mother Name||Not Known|
|Father Name||Not Known|
|Profession||Dutch mixed martial artist|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Last Update||February 2023|
Gegard Mousasi Family, Parents
Gegard Mousasi was born in Tehran, Iran to Ethnic-Armenian parents during the Iran–Iraq War. His family name was changed in Iran long before his birth from Mofsesian to Mousasi. After spending a year in refugee camps, at the age of four, Mousasi and his family relocated to Leiden, Netherlands where he finished grade school before developing an interest in martial arts.
He has an older brother Gewik Mousas. His brother is a mixed martial artist and now training in Holland. Mousasi began training in judo at the age of eight and later boxing at age 15.
Gegard Mousasi Wife, Is Gegard Mousasi Married
He is Not Married yet . He is not dating anyone. We don’t have much information about He’s past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Gegard Mousasi Net Worth
Gegard Mousasi has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2023.He earns a good fortune from her hard work hard work , which he devotes a lot of time to and where he presents oneself entirely.
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
|Income / Salary Per Years||Under Review|
Gegard Mousasi Career and Records
Gegard Mousasi joined Pride FC in 2006 and agreed to fight in Pride’s Welterweight Grand Prix that year. Mousasi fought Makoto Takimoto in the first round at Pride Bushido 11.
Mousasi won by TKO because Takimoto’s eye socket was broken in the first round. It happened in the second round when he was put down by an armbar, but Mousasi didn’t get the win.
During the Dream’s 2008 Middleweight Grand Prix at Dream 2, Gegard beat Denis Kang by triangle choke in the first round. It had already been decided that Kang had won over Gono in the semis of the Pride Welterweight Grand Prix.
Mousasi beat Dong Sik Yoon in the second round of the tournament at Dream 4. He then went on to the final round, which took place at Dream 6.During a meeting on November 21, 2008, ADCC Europe president Marko Leistén said that Mousasi would be competing at one of the ADCC Championships in 2009.
When it was talked about, it seemed like he would fight in the -88 kg weight class. Mousasi didn’t go to the ADCC 2009 Championships for unknown reasons, so we don’t know why. UFC announced that Mousasi and 19 other Strikeforce fighters were moving to the UFC on January 15, 2013. Mousasi won his last fight for Strikeforce against Mike Kyle.
He was supposed to fight Alexander Gustafsson on April 6, 2013, at UFC on Fuel TV 9 in New York City .However, on March 30, Gustafsson got a cut in training, and on April 2, the Swedish MMA Federation said he was not sure if he could fight. Rather than Gustafsson, Ilir Latifi, a newcomer to the UFC and a training partner of Gustafsson, took his place.
On 10 July 2017, Mousasi announced that he had signed with Bellator MMA for a six-fights deal and should compete for the middleweight title later in 2017. He also announced that his goal would be also to obtain the light heavyweight belt as well, after becoming the Bellator middleweight champion first.
Mousasi faced Rafael Carvalho on 25 May 2018 at Bellator 200 in London, England for the Bellator Middleweight World Championship. After scoring a takedown early, Mousasi used ground and pound to win the fight via TKO in the first round. Mousasi became the first fighter to win a world title in both Strikeforce and Bellator MMA.
Mousasi made the first title defense of his second reign against John Salter on August 13, 2021 at Bellator 264.He won the bout via TKO in round three. Mousasi made his second middle weight title defence against Austin Vanderford at Bellator 275 on February 25, 2022 at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland. He won the fight via technical knockout in round one.