What is Uriah Hall's net worth? Here's how much the Jamaican-American MMA icon earns per fight
Jamaican-American MMA star Uriah Hall is all set to lock horns with Sean Strickland at the UFC Vegas 33 event in the Middleweight category. The fight is slated to happen on Saturday, August 1, 2021, from 9 pm ET. Fans can catch the fight live directly on a pay-per-view basis on ESPN and E+ with a monthly subscription. Hall holds a record of 18-9-0 while Strickland has a record of 23-3-0 in their MMA careers. Hall and Strickland's fight is the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday and will take place at the UFC Apex venue in Las Vegas.
Uriah Hall, who is currently ranked at #8 among the UFC Middleweight champions, will be facing 30-year-old Strickland on his 37th birthday. He has been training in mixed martial arts since the age of 16 but has also dabbled with kickboxing in the past, even competing in the World Combat League. The 37-year-old UFC fighter has competed in Bellator MMA and Ring of Combat. Hall has also become the first UFC champion in history to win a fight without throwing a single strike. Read on to find out more about his personal life, net worth and other unknown details.
What is Uriah Hall's net worth?
Born in Spanish Town, Jamaica on July 31, 1984, Uriah Hall moved to Queens, New York with his family when he was 13 years old. However, he faced severe bullying after starting school in the US that ultimately prompted him to take up martial arts. Hall found his refuge in training for Mixed Martial Arts and earned a second-degree black belt under Tiger Schulmann.
He started his career at Bellator 11 at 3-0, before fighting for the ROC Middleweight title. He has earned victory at the ROC Middleweight Championship two times. At the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Hall has won The Ultimate Fighter 17 Knockout of the Season, Performance of the Night, and he is tied with Anderson Silva and Thiago Santos for most Knockout Victories in the Middleweight division.
In 2019, Celebrities Net Worth estimated his net worth to be around $1.5 Million. However, in 2021, Sportekz reported his net worth to be around $1 Million. Hall's total earnings in his UFC career is believed to be over $1,177,000, including a whopping $156,000 he earned in his fight against Chris Weidman. On average, his earning per fight is around $65,000.