Donald Cerrone is an American professional mixed martial artist and former professional kickboxer. He is also one of the busiest fighters in UFC, fighting at least four fights in a year. Now let’s have a close look on Donald Cerrone’s net worth in 2018.
Donald Anthony Cerrone, commonly known as “Cowboy Cerrone” was born on March 29, 1983, in Columbus, Ohio. He is believed to be of Italian descent and was born with a Hare-lip. In his youth, Donald was very much troubled and was diagnosed with ‘Attention Deficient Disorder ‘ which often led him to fights.
When Cerrone was in high school, his parents got divorced and forced him to live with his grandparents. Already having anger issues, Cerrone had a very difficult childhood. Donald Cerrone attended Air Academy High School. He was not interested in studies and started training for professional bullfighting.
Donald Cerrone is a hit and popular name when it comes to girls. He was in a relationship with Brittney Palmer, who is one of the octagon girls. The couple was very happy in their relationship, and both worked for the WEC promotions. But for some reason, their relationship ended when the pair entered the UFC.
Then, Donald met gorgeous Lindsay Sheffield and had been dating her for a quite a long time. The couple knows each other for more than five years and enjoying their life together. There are some rumors stating that Lindsay can be more than just a girlfriend and the couple is engaged and planning to get married in the near future. Some of the “Instagrams” posts of Lindsay suggest that the couple are not just dating but they are in love.
After training as a professional bullfighting player, at the age of twenty, he was introduced to kickboxing and taekwondo by a friend. Donald had an excellent amateur career with a record of 13-0. Soon, he started in Muay Thai and later turned professional, again being undefeated in the sports. Donald was always a passionate man and wanted to explore new adventures of life.
Cerrone’s Mixed Martial Arts training started at a gym in Colorado called ‘Freedom Fighters’, where he trained with highly skilled professional MMA fighters. After a couple of months of hard work and training, Cerrone signed a contract to fight in World Extreme Cage (WEC) fighting. After every fight, he showed good signs of improvement and the stage of WEC became the perfect platform for his growth.
“At the end of every storm, there is always a golden sky,” WEC merged with UFC, and all the fighters from WEC were shifted to UFC. His fight at UFC was against Paul Kelly, and he defeated Kelly, but both fighters received ‘Fight of the Night’ honors for their performances. No doubt, Cerrone was one of the fastest growing stars at UFC at the time he joined. By winning many fights, Cerrone had become a fan favorite.
Cowboy Cerrone became one of the fully-sponsored, representing brands like Budweiser, Bad Boy Buggies, Monster Energy, etc. Through intense training and hard work, for the first four-fight at UFC, he was undefeated. His first defeat came in his fifth UFC fight at the hands of Nate Diaz via unanimous decision. Though Cerrone suffered his losses, he has an impressive record of 32 wins and 10 losses.
Awards & Achievements
One of the best in his sports, Cowboy Cerrone, has many achievements to his name. Cerrone was named 2011’s Breakthrough Fighter of the Year by the World MMA awards. He has had three ‘Fight of the Nights’, three ‘Knockout of the Nights’, four ‘Performances of the Night,’ and two ‘Submission of the Night’ honors.
Net Worth of Donald Cerrone
The estimated net worth of Donald Cerrone is approximately $5 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his performances in the fighting arena and most of which comes from UFC.
From a troubled youth cowboy to the leader of the fighters, Donald Cerrone has worked hard to achieve the success of this magnitude. He is still handsome and has a lot fan following across the globe. He is currently in a relationship with a beautiful girl, who one day can become his life partner.