Ryan Benoit

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Full Name Ryan Benoit
Age 30 Years Old
Nick Name Benoit
Gender Male
Famous As MMA Fighter
Birth Date August 25, 1989
Birth Place California

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About Ryan Benoit; MMA Fighter

An American Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) is known for "Ryan Benoit", who competes in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and had competed in 'MFC' and 'Shark Fights' previously. He is also popular by the name ''Baby Face''. According to 24th December 2019, Ryan is 15th in the UFC flyweight rankings. He is a member of the ''Janjira Muay Thai'' team. Ryan is a Purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Vinicius Garcia, Diego Santana, Garry Tonon, John Danaher, and Ricky Lundell. He is active in the fighting field since 2009. His highest reach is 68.5 in or 174 cm. Recently, he fought against 'Tim Elliott' on 15th July 2020 at UFC Fight Night but sadly he lost the match. Scroll more to know about his full biography including his career details, MMA records, UFC, wife, family details, birthday, age, facts, wiki, height, and more. 

Famous For

  • Being a professional American MMA.
  • Being the three times All-State wrestler.

Ryan Benoit lost against Tom Elliott

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Early Life of Ryan Benoit

Ryan Benoit took birth on 25th August 1989 in San Diego, California, United States. Ryan's born name is ''Ryan Michale Benoit''. His nationality is American whereas, he belongs to American-White ethnicity. Benoit's birth sign is Virgo. His race is White. He celebrates his birthday on 25th August and he is going to celebrate his 31st birthday in 2020's 25th August. As of 2019, he is 30 years old. Ryan started wrestling at 'McKinney North high school' and was a three-time All-State wrestler but he left college to start training at 'Saekson Janjira Muay Thai Gym' in Plano. 

Career of Ryan Benoit

  • Ryan jumpoff his career by starting his training in 2007 and made his professional MMA debut in May 2009.
  • On 30th November 2013, he made his promotional debut against fellow newcomer 'Josh Sampo' at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale but lost the back and forth fight via rear-naked choke submission late in the second round.
  • Although he lost the match, Ryan won a Fight of the Night bonus award for the bout.
  • On 28th June 2014 at UFC Fight Night, he was supposed to face 'Ray Borg' but due to injury, he was replaced by promotional newcomer 'Shane Howell'.
  • He faced 'Sergio Pettis' on 14th March 2018 at UFC 185 and received criticism from fans for kicking Pettis after the referee had separated the two fighters but Ryan immediately apologized for his behavior, claiming he had let his emotions get the better of him.
  • Ryan lost the fight with 'Ben Nguyen' on 15th November 2015 in first round and on 30th July 2016 he fights against 'Fredy Serrano' and won the fight.
  • It was announced that Benoit had signed a new, four-fight contract with UFC on 5th January 2018.
  • On 8th September 2018, Ryan was supposed to face 'Roberto Sanchez' but was pulled out of the fight in late August for undisclosed reasons and was replaced by 'Jarred Brooks'.
  • He was expected to face Tyson Nam on 13th June 2020 at UFC Fight Night but withdrew from the event for an unknown reason and was replaced by 'Zarrukh Adashev'.
  • As per his MMA records, he has fought 17 matches in which he has won 10 matches and lost 7 matches. 
  • He fought against 'Tim Elliott' on 15th July 2020 at UFC Fight Night but sadly he lost the match where Elliott got the same 29-28 scores from all three judges as he stops a three-fight skid with a win in the UFC on ESPN 13 co-main event. 
  • "I feel great", Elliott said after the win. "He brought the best out of me. It's not just me out there. It takes two to tango. Hats off to Ryan Benoit. I'm ready to go again right away."

Ryan Benoit's Neck Kick

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Award and Achievement of Ryan Benoit

Ultimate Fighting Championship

  • Fight of the Night (One time) Against Josh Sampo

Personal Life of Ryan Benoit

Talking about his personal life, Ryan tied the wedding knot with his long term girlfriend 'Marilyn Gomez' in 5th February 2013. They met each other for the first time while both were practicing Muay Thai boxing. The couple has a baby girl named ''Rylyn". Their relationship status is outstanding without any rumors of conflict, divorce, and extra-marital affairs up to the date. They are enjoying their life happily. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Ryan Benoit with his wife and daughter

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Net Worth of Ryan Benoit

Ryan has earned his wealth widely through his professional mixed martial arts career. As of 2018, Ryan's career disclosed earning is recorded $218,300 including prize money, fight bonus, and endorsement while the highest-earning UFC star ''Conor McGregor'' has made $9,542,000. But as of 2020, his net worth is not flashed yet but surely it will be in millions of dollars. Talking about his annual salary it is under review. His main source of income is from MMA.

Body Measurement of Ryan Benoit

Benoit's height is 5 ft and 5 inches or 1.65 m and his weight is 57 kg or 125.5 lbs. He fights in the flyweight division in UFC and fighters who fight in the flyweight class can weight anywhere from 116-125 pounds. His hair color is black and eye too. He is a healthy fit and fine up to the date. His body build is a bodybuilder and he has got a strong body.