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Who is Chad Mendes, what is his net worth, height, age? here are the details

Chad Mendes is a household name in the mixed martial arts industry. He has had an impressive wrestling career so far and most of his matches have been high profile matches which have also seen him win many awards during his career. He is known for his physical and mental strength. Let’s get to know this mixed martial artist.

Who is Chad Mendes? Age

Mixed martial artist, Chad Mendes was born on May 1, 1985, in Hanford, California, to parents of Portuguese, Puerto Rican, Irish and American ancestry. Mendes is ranked number five in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight division and has also fought in World Extreme Cagefighting. He goes by the nickname “Money” and is currently connected to UFC. He has his own YouTube channel where he uploads his documentaries about his hunting and fishing experiences.

Chad grew up in central California in an environment where you had to be strong and be able to defend yourself in the streets; it’s safe to say he’s always been drawn to fighting. As a student, Chad Mendes competed in wrestling and also finished in the top 10 statewide for three consecutive times.

Career

When he had finished his studies, Mendès took up training first with the “Team Alpha Male”, a team of mixed martial artists where he then began to fight for the Palace Fighting Championship, in which he emerged victorious and unbeaten. Chad Mendes attended California Polytechnic State University. While in college, he was also involved in wrestling and held the record of 64-14 and 30-1 in his senior year. He was considered one of the toughest fighters at the college, regional and national level.

Mendes won his first fight against Erik Koch by a unanimous decision in his WEC debut on March 6, 2010, despite a cut above his right eye. Since his debut as a wrestler, he has faced four losses and had some high profile matches throughout his career. In the UFC, he received his first “night fight bonus”. He has also won other awards, including the 2015 World MMA Awards Fight of the Year.

Controversies

 

 

Chad Mendes had some controversies in his life like when he was loaded with the drums. He was allegedly involved in a bar fight on July 29, 2012 in his hometown of Hanford, California. The charges were brought by the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, but were later dropped after Mendes did not contest the public disorder count’s challenge and asked him to pay a fine, which ‘he did.

Another controversy arose when the UFC announced that Chad Mendes had been made aware of a possible USADA doping violation on June 10. , 2016 He tested positive for a banned substance called GHRP-6, believed to be a growth hormone peptide. According to Chad, the substance containing GHRP-6 was a cream he used to treat plaque psoriasis, a skin condition he had struggled with for years.

The charge resulted in his two-year suspension from USADA, meaning Mendes was ineligible to compete until June 10. , 2018. He responded by agreeing to the ban and claiming it was his fault for not studying or conducting proper research on the lubricant before applying it.

What is Chad Mendes net worth?

The Mixed Martial Artist who has proven to be good in his career has generated a truly gratifying amount which could be called a “good income” from his profession. Mendes is said to have an estimated net worth of around $1.5 million.

Here are other details – Height and Width

Chad Mendes is 5ft 6in and weighs 65kg.

Mendes is married to his longtime girlfriend, Abby Raines. She is a national level volleyball player and was previously featured in UFC’s embedded vlog series as Chad’s girlfriend. The wedding took place on August 5, 2017 in Kirkwood, California.

Chad Mendes’ other hobbies are hunting and fishing which he says help him relax after tough fights.

He wrestled for Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, Calif. and finished his career there with an overall record of 64-14

Chad has twice won NCAA All-American honors.

Mendes made his UFC debut on February 5, 2011 at UFC 126.

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