|$ 9 Million
|Source of Wealth:
|Professional Mixed Martial Artist
|March 29, 1983
|1 (Dacson Danger)
|Donald Anthony Cerrone
|6 ft (1.83m)
Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone iѕ аn Аmеrісаn рrоfеѕѕіоnаl mіхеd mаrtіаl аrtіѕt (MMA) and fоrmеr рrоfеѕѕіоnаl kickboxer. He became one of the top 5 world’s highest ranked UFC lightweight fighters. Competing in at least four fights a year, he is also considered one of the busiest fighters in UFC.
Donald Аnthоnу Cerrone wаѕ born оn Маrсh 29, 1983 іn Denver, Оhіо. During his younger years, he was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder and is often involved in fights.
Cerrone was forced to live with his grandparents after his parents got divorced when he was in high school. He went to Air Academy High School and began training for professional bullfighting. At the age of 20, he trained for kickboxing and taekwondo. He was undefeated during his amateur career with 13-0. Cerrone also trained for Muay Thai and is undefeated too.
Cerrone began his MMA training in Freedom Fighters gym. He then signed a contract to fight in World Extreme Cage (WEC) fighting. WEC became his platform for growth.
Donald Cerrone Record
Cerrone was undefeated for the first four-fight at UFC. Nate Diaz was the first one to defeat him via unanimous decision in his fifth UFC fight. He holds an impressive record of 36 wins and 13 losses.
Cerrone’s recent fight was with Conor McGregor at UFC 246 on January 19, 2020. McGregor beats him within 40 seconds, in which the former’s first punch blooded Cerrone’s nose. It was followed by a sharp right jab and a left-footed kick to his jaw. McGregor punches rained down McGregor, leaving him bleeding. The referee stopped the fight and announced McGregor as the winner. On the other hand, Cerrone was guaranteed with more than $6 million for this fight.
Being one of the best in his sports, he has different achievements. He was named by the World MMA Awards as 2011’s Breakthrough Fighter of the Year. He also received three Fight of the Nights and four Performance of the Night.
Donald Cerrone Net Worth
Cerrone’s net worth as of January 2020 is $9 million. His fortune was mostly from his performances, particularly UFC. He is fully sponsored by various brands including Budweiser, Monster Energy, and Bad Boy Buggies.
Donald Cerrone Soon-to-be-Wife
Cerrone is engaged to Lindsay Sheffield, a family nurse with the Lovelace Health System. The pair have been together since 2014.
They had a son named Dacson Danger, who was born on June 29, 2018.