Jorge Masvidal Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Jorge Masvidal Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth November 12, 1984
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Girlfriend Iman Kawa

Jorge Masvidal is an American mixed martial artist who has participated in MMA events around the world such as Bellator MMA, Strikeforce, Shark Fights, and World Victory Road. In 2013, he began participating in UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) in the welterweight division and as of January 2020, he was ranked at number 3 in the UFC welterweight rankings.

Born Name

Jorge Masvidal

Nick Name

Gamebred

Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020
Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2020 (Jorge Masvidal / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Miami, Miami-Dade County Florida, United States

Residence

Miami, Miami-Dade County Florida, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Jorge had studied at the St. Brendan High School in Miami, Florida.

Occupation

Mixed Martial Artist

Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019
Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2019 (Jorge Masvidal / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Jorge Masvidal Sr.

Division

Welterweight, Lightweight

Stance

Orthodox

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

77 kg or 170 lbs

Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019
Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in October 2019 (Jorge Masvidal / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jorge has dated –

  1. Iman Kawa (2009–Present) – Jorge began dating fellow Florida resident Iman Kawa in 2009. They have 3 children together, a son and 2 daughters.

Race / Ethnicity

Hispanic

He is of Cuban descent on his father’s side and Peruvian descent on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Sports a thick beard
  • Has tattoos on his neck, left wrist, and right elbow
  • Often dreadlocks his hair during fights

Brand Endorsements

Jorge has endorsed and promoted brands such as –

  • Vital Proteins Performance
  • Recuerdo Mezcal
  • CBD Oil
Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2019
Jorge Masvidal as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2019 (Jorge Masvidal / Instagram)

Jorge Masvidal Facts

  1. He revealed in an interview that his father had left his native Cuba at a young age on a self-made raft and instead of reaching the United States mainland, had ended up on the US Virgin Islands. He also mentioned that his father had later been imprisoned for manslaughter and drug trafficking and was sentenced to more than 20 years in prison.
  2. Owing to his childhood experiences and his father’s sentencing, Jorge took to streetfighting from a very young age. He had also competed in wrestling at St. Brendan High School where he had studied but could not stay eligible for long because of his academic grades. Hence, he later took to training in mixed martial arts.
  3. On July 6, 2019, he defeated Ben Askren in a bout in just 5 seconds with a flying knee in the first round. It was the fastest knockout victory in the history of the UFC at that time, beating the previous record held by Duane Ludwig. Several MMA media outlets ranked the performance as the ‘Knockout of the Year’.
  4. In 2020, he announced the launch of a mezcal (distilled alcoholic beverage) brand called El Recuerdo de Oaxaca Joven, in partnership with the liquor brand Recuerdo Mezcal.
  5. He runs a self-titled YouTube channel where he uploads vlogs, fitness routines, fight clips, and behind-the-scenes clips from his training sessions. The channel has amassed more than 500k subscribers.

Featured Image by Jorge Masvidal / Instagram

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