Stephan Bonnar is an American professional wrestler (MMA) well known as “The American Psycho.” He earned a lot from his glorious career. As of now, Stephen Bonnar’s net worth is $0.55 million. In the Ultimate Fighter 1 tournament, he was the runner-up after losing to Forrest Griffin (one of the most important fights in the history of the UFC). He played as an “underdog” in the light heavyweight division. He faced world champions Lyoto Machida, Tito Ortiz, Mark Coleman, Jon Jones, Rashad Evans, Griffin, and Silva.
Stephan Bonnar was born on April 4, 1977, in Hammond, Indiana, United States. The full name of this man is Stephan Patrick Bonnar.
In his early life, he went to Munster High School (MHS) in Munster, Indiana. In his college life, he was a student at Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Stephan Bonnar- UFC Career Highlights
Stephan Bonnar, in his professional career, played with the team Roufusport. He was guided by his coaches, Carlson Gracie and Sergio Penha. In his career, he won 15 and lost 9. The details are given below.
|LOSS||Tito Ortiz||Bellator 131 – Tito vs. Bonnar|
|LOSS||Anderson Silva||UFC 153 – Silva vs. Bonnar|
|WIN||Kyle Kingsbury||UFC 139 – Shogun vs. Henderson|
|WIN||Igor Pokrajac||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 12 Finale|
|WIN||Krzysztof Soszynski||UFC 116 – Lesnar vs. Carwin|
|LOSS||Krzysztof Soszynski||UFC 110 – Nogueira vs. Velasquez|
|LOSS||Mark Coleman||UFC 100 – Lesnar vs. Mir 2|
|LOSS||Jon Jones||UFC 94 – St. Pierre vs. Penn 2|
|WIN||Eric Schafer||UFC 77 – Hostile Territory|
|WIN||Mike Nickels||UFC 73 – Stacked|
|LOSS||Forrest Griffin||UFC 62 – Liddell vs. Sobral|
|LOSS||Rashad Evans||UFC Fight Night 5 – Leben vs. Silva|
|WIN||Keith Jardine||UFC Fight Night 4 – Bonnar vs. Jardine|
|WIN||James Irvin||UFC Fight Night 3 – Sylvia vs. Silva|
|WIN||Sam Hoger||UFC Fight Night 1 – Marquardt vs. Salaverry|
|LOSS||Forrest Griffin||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 1 Finale|
|WIN||Sean Sallee||IHC 7 – The Crucible|
|WIN||William Hill||TFC 1 – Total Fight Challenge 1|
|WIN||Brad Lynde||IHC 6 – Inferno|
|LOSS||Lyoto Machida||JF – Jungle Fight 1|
|WIN||Terry Martin||MFC – Maximum Fighting Challenge|
|WIN||Jay Massey||UA 1 – The Genesis|
|WIN||Josh Kruger||IHC 3 – Exodus|
|WIN||Mike Swick||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter|
|WIN||Bobby Southworth||UFC – The Ultimate Fighter|
He played in both heavyweight and light-heavyweight divisions. He played in the MMA from 2001 to 2012 and again in 2014. But he started his UFC wrestling career in 2017.
UFC Career Records
Stephan Bonnar broke lots of records in his professional career. The statistics of his mixed martial arts record are given below.
- Total match: 24
Total Wins: 15
- By knockout: 3
- By decision: 5
- Submission: 7
Total Losses: 9
- By knockout: 3
- By decision: 6
Is Stephan Bonnar Married?
Stephan Bonnar is married in his personal life. He dated his girlfriend, Andrea Brown. He got married to this girl on October 30, 2009, in Tuscany, Italy.
The conjugal life of the duo was blessed with one son, Griffin Brandon, who was named after Forrest Griffin and in memory of Andrea’s late brother, Brandon Brown.
Profile- Height, Weight, and Age
Stephan Bonnar’s height is 6 feet 3 inches, and his weight is 205 lbs. His reach is 80 inches (200 cm). His age is now 45. He lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States.
He is a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under Sergio Penha and a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
His association was with One Kick’s Gym, and his class was a heavyweight.
Stephan Bonnar- FAQs
- Where is Stephen Bonnar now?
Stephan now trains Brazilian jiu-jitsu in Las Vegas under Master Sergio Penha.
- How old is Stephan Bonnar?
45 years (April 4, 1977)
- Did Stephan Bonnar lose his house?
MMA Junkie confirmed the news with Bonnar following an initial report from TMZ. Although the house was destroyed in flames, there were no injuries reported at the time of the incident. “Lost everything, the house is done,
- Did Stephan Bonnar get a UFC contract?
Even though he would eventually lose the reality TV competition to Griffin in the season finale, the highly-acclaimed fight earned Bonnar a six-figure contract with the UFC.
- Are Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar friends?
The two have been friends ever since, so much so that Bonnar named his son Griffin in honor of his partner in combat.
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