Calvin Kattar - Bio, Net Worth, Family, Height, Age, Facts, Wiki, MMA
Calvin Kattar is a versatile American professional mixed martial artist who is well recognized for currently competing in the Featherweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A professional competitor since 2007, he formerly competed for EliteXC. Kattar was a standout wrestler at Methuen High School after initiating the sport in ninth grade, being ranked as high as eighth in the state (160 pounds) and placing fifth at the Division I MIAA state championships as a senior in 2006. As of 12th April 2022, he is #4 in the UFC featherweight rankings. On 18th June 2022, Calvin faced Josh Emmett in the main event at UFC on ESPN 37, he lost the close bout via split decision.
Calvin Kattar Famous For
- Being an American professional mixed martial artist.
- For competing in the Featherweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Where is Calvin Kattar from?
Calvin Kattar was born on 26th March 1988 in Methuen, Massachusetts, U.S. He is American by nationality and American-white by ethnicity. Similarly, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Calvin's present age is 34 which he celebrated recently in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aries. He is the son of his father, James Kattar, and his mother, Sandra Kattar. He also has three siblings named Jamison Kattar (Brother), Kylee Reynolds (Sister), and Keegan Kattar (Brother).
Regarding Calvin's education, he attended the Methuen High School, a public secondary school in his hometown of Methuen. After his high school graduation, he joined Middlesex Community College, a public community college in Massachusetts. He graduated from there with an associate degree.
Calvin Kattar Career (MMA, UFC)
- Calvin Kattar kicks off his career winning eight consecutive bouts and was unbeaten in over seven years competing on the regional circuit primarily in his native New England prior to his UFC career.
- On 29th July 2017, he made his UFC debut replacing Doo Ho Choi against Andre Fili at UFC 214, and won the fight by unanimous decision.
- He then faced undefeated prospect, Shane Burgos, on 20th January 2018 at UFC 220. Kattar won the fight via technical knockout in round three.
- On 7th April 2018, he faced Renato Moicano at UFC 223 and lost the fight by unanimous decision.
- He faced promotional newcomer Chris Fishgold on 27th October 2018 at UFC Fight Night 138 and won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.
- On 18th October 2019, he was scheduled to face Zabit Magomedsharipov at UFC on ESPN 6. He lost the fight via unanimous decision however, the fight earned him the Fight of the Night award.
- He was scheduled to face Jeremy Stephens on 18th April 2020 at UFC 249 which he won the fight via technical knockout in round two.
- The first bout of his new six-fight contract came against Dan Ige on 16th July 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige. Kattar won the fight via by unanimous decision.
- On 16th January 2021, he faced former UFC Featherweight Champion Max Holloway, while headlining UFC on ABC 1 and was defeated by unanimous decision.
- On 15th January 2022, he faced Giga Chikadze at UFC on ESPN 32 and won the fight via unanimous decision after knocking down and almost finishing Chikadze in the final seconds of the bout. This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award.
- Also, Calvin faced Josh Emmett on 18th June 2022 in the main event at UFC on ESPN 37. He lost the close bout via split decision.
Awards and Achievements
Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Fight of the Night (Five times) vs. Shane Burgos, Zabit Magomedsharipov, Max Holloway, Giga Chikadze, and Josh Emmett.
- 2020 May Knockout of the Month vs. Jeremy Stephens
Calvin Kattar Wife: Is Calvin Kattar Married?
Calvin Kattar is an unmarried MMA artist. He is very much private about his relationship status as he has not shared a word about his partner with the public. So we can surely assume that Calvin is currently living a single life. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Calvin Kattar Net Worth?
Calvin Kattar has a net worth of $1.7 million as of 2022. He also earns a handsome amount of salary which is around $135,000 per year. He has established himself an identity already and he's also superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objective. Calvin has also done endorsement work for several brands such as Habrok MMA gear, and Natural Effex. In addition, his major source of income is his MMA career.
How tall is Calvin Kattar?
Calvin Kattar stands at an ideal height of 5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm with a balanced body weight of 66 kg or 145.5 lbs. He has light brown hair and blue eyes color. Moreover, his body build type is athletic.
Trivias About Calvin Kattar You Need To Know.
- He had started wrestling when he was in the 9th grade and had soon started excelling in the sport.
- After his high school graduation, he was unsure whether he should wrestle in college or not.
- He currently competes in the Featherweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
- He made his UFC debut replacing Doo Ho Choi against Andre Fili on 29th July 2017, at UFC 214.
- He went on to earn an associate degree at Middlesex Community College.