Donald Cerrone is an MMA fighter and kickboxer from the United States. He is currently fighting in the welterweight division of the UFC, where he is ranked 11th in the UFC's official rankings. “Cowboy,” as he is known, holds the record for the most fights and wins in UFC history.
Cerrone's MMA record as a professional is 36-16-0 (2 NC), and he has made more than $7,291,200. Cerrone is best known for his hard-hitting fights against famous MMA fighters like Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson, Jorge Masvidal, Eddie Alvarez, and Matt Brown, among others.
Donald Cerrone: Early Life
Donald Anthony Cerrone was born in Cerrone on March 29, 1983. He was told he had ADHD when he was young, but he never got help for it. As a child, he was seen as a child who caused trouble.
Because he was always fighting on the street, his parents sent him to live with his paternal grandmother when he was 16. Her grandmother would bail him out of jail if he got into another fight.
Cerrone went to Air Academy High School, and after he graduated, he started riding bulls professionally. Cerrone started training in kickboxing and then Muay Thai when he was 20.
He won a few kickboxing tournaments before he started training in Muay Thai. After that, Cerrone made a living in mixed martial arts (MMA).
Donald Cerrone: Career
Cerrone's first MMA fight was at Ring of Fire 21: Full Blast on February 11, 2006. He fought Nate Mohr and won right away by making him give up. He then won six fights before losing a no-contest to Kenneth Alexander.
Cerrone joined the UFC with a record of 13-3. He fought for the first time in the UFC at UFC 126 on February 5, 2011. Cerrone lost for the first time in WEC after beating Danny Castillo and Rob McCullough in a row.
On December 30, 2011, Nate Diaz became the first person in UFC history to beat Cerrone. He went up against Paul Kelly and won by giving up. After that, he won his next three fights.
Cerrone got back on track with two wins before Anthony Pettis knocked him out for the first time in his career. After losing to Rafael dos Anjos in August 2013, Cerrone won 8 straight fights before losing to RDA in a lightweight title fight.
Then came another incredible string of wins. Jorge Masvidal stopped Cerrone this time. Since May of this year, Cerrone hasn't won a single fight. He has lost his last five fights in a row. Cowboy's record in MMA is 36 wins, 16 losses, and two draws.
Donald Cerrone: Net Worth
Donald Cerrone's net worth is $9 million, and he has made much money in his career. He is an American professional mixed martial artist and former professional kickboxer.
Since 2017, Cerrone has had minor roles in movies and TV shows like The Equalizer 2 (2018), Spenser Confidential (2020), Puppy Love (2020), Embattled (2020), The Outlaw Johnny Black (2021), The Harder They Fall (2021), The Commando (2022), and Terror on the Prairie (2022).
Donald Cerrone: Personal Life
Cerrone married Lindsay and has two children, Dacson Danger Cerrone and Riot River Cerrone. Cerrone opened an MMA gym on his property in Edgewood, New Mexico, in 2014 to save money on his training camp by having his training partners there.
Coaches like Brandon Gibson and Jafari and fighters like Lando Vannata and John Dodson are usually at the estate.
Successes and Awards
During his time in MMA and UFC, Cerrone has done many different things and won many other titles and championships, such as the Dominion Warrior Muay Thai World Lightweight and the ISKA Amateur Colorado State Middleweight.
2006 S-1 KDC Amateur Welterweight Championship Muay Thai U.S., Lightweight Tournament Champion, Fight of the Night Six Times, Knockout of the Night Three Times, and is thought to have the second most finishes in UFC history, among other things.
Allegations of racism –
Cerrone has been accused of using the slang word “nigga” to call his sparring partner Said Nurmagomedov and another UFC fighter “my nigga.” Green told Ariel Helwani in an interview in 2014 that he made racist comments about black people and that he wouldn't have three black roommates if he weren't racist.
Allegations of Sexual Harassment –
In 2014, UFC fighter Bobby Green said that Cerrone had sexually abused his female fans at a UFC Fan Expo signing. Green says that he touched and talked to the women who came to take pictures with him in a rude way.
Assets and Properties
At BMF Ranch in Edgewood, New Mexico, Cerrone lives with his family. With the help of his grandmother, he bought the land because he had always wanted to own a ranch. He spent $135,000 on a sauna next to a large arena where ducks, geese, horses, goats, and other animals live.
Since he likes extreme sports, he has a room full of paintball gear, wakeboarding gear, and scuba diving gear. Cerrone also owns ten Harley-Davidson motorcycles, an M235 Malibu boat, some trucks, and other recreational vehicles.
As of 2022, it is thought that Donald Cerrone will have a net worth of $9 million. Cerrone is one of the most successful fighters in terms of money in the UFC. In his last five fights, he made a total of $200,000.
Cerrone has made $72.91 million in his career and is one of the highest-paid fighters in the UFC's Welterweight division. His huge net worth comes from his long and successful UFC career and many endorsement deals. For more information please visit us.