Chad Mendes net worth: American mixed martial artist and #1 in official featherweight rankings, Chad Mendes has a net worth of $1.5 million.
American MMA fighter, Chad Edward Mendes started Wrestling since high school and fought for Hanford High School. He was placed 5th as a junior at 112 lbs and 3rd as a senior at 199 lbs in 2003. He wrestled for Cal Poly in CA and finished his career with a record of 64-14 that earned him two NCAA All-American Honors. He was placed second in the 2008 NCAA Championships when he finished his senior year with a record of 30-1.
After college, Mendes looked out for opportunities to train with the MMA team, Team Alpha Male and started fighting for Palace Fighting Championship where he was undefeated. He participated in World Extreme Cagefighting and made his debut in 2010 at WEC 47 against Erik Koch and won. He faced several other fighters like Anthony Morrison, Chub Swanson, Javier Vazquez, and more which made him a popular fighter in the industry.
With the merge of WEC with UFC, he was transferred to the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he debuted and won against Michihiro Omigawa in 2011. Mendes experienced his first professional loss against Jose Aldo in 2012 which further boosted him to work harder. Today, he is ranked as one of the best fighters in UFC and has won against the likes of Cody McKenzie, Yaotzin Meza, Manvel Gumburyan, Clay Guida, Darry Elkins, and more.
Mendes fought against Aldo again in 2014, and despite the loss on scorecards, he was awarded his first Fight of the Night bonus award that won him the World MMA Awards 2015 fight of the year. Mendes replaced Aldo in 2015 to fight against Conor McGregor for the interim championship after the former pulled out because of injury.
This amazing fighter has been making his name in MMA and is a potential champion of the future. Mendes’ net worth comes through his career as a fighter and he has won around $650,000 in career prize while stands tall with a net worth of $1.5 million today.
Quick Facts about Chad Mendes
Full Name: Chad Edward Mendes
Profession: MMA/UFC fighter
Height: 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight: 145 lb (66 kgs)
Ethnicity: Irish, Portuegese
Date of Birth: May 1, 1985
Place of Birth: California, USA
Marital status: Dating (Abby Raines)
Astrological sign: Taurus