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Joaquin Buckley Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Joaquin Yuconri Buckley
Place Of Birth
St. Louis, USA
29 years old
Birth Date
February 27 1994

Joaquin Buckley Facts

Child Star?
Mixed Martial Artist
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth

About Joaquin Buckley

Joaquin Buckley is a mixed martial artist from St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

Buckley was born on April 27, 1994, in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2014, Joaquin Buckley began his professional competitor career and battled for Bellator MMA, Legacy Fighting Alliance, and Shamrock FC, with a 10-2 record.

He faced Wesley Sullivan in his welterweight debut the same year. He most famously competed against Logan Storley at Bellator 197, on April 13, 2018, during that period. By a unanimous vote, Joaquin Buckley was defeated in the match. He was hired by the UFC after two consecutive victories through TKO in the LFA. On August 8, 2020, he faced Kevin Holland for the first time and made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 174 after winning in LFA the previous week. In round three, he was defeated by a technical knockout. 

At UFC 255 on November 21, 2020, Joaquin Buckley fought against Jordan Wright in a brief comeback to the Octagon. In round two, he knocked out his opponent and won. He earned the Performance of the Night award for this triumph. 

Keep reading to learn more about the personal life and professional career of MMA fighter, Joaquin Buckley, including his net worth, birthday, and career highlights!

Joaquin Buckley Net Worth, Earning and Spending Habits

What is Joaquin Buckley’s net worth?

Joaquin Buckley has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.

How much does Joaquin Buckley earn per year?

The exact annual income of Joaquin Buckley is not known and it will vary depending on his fights, wins, sponsorships, and affiliations.

Height, Age, and Physical Attributes

How tall is Joaquin Buckley?

Joaquin Buckley is 5 ft 8 in (172 cm) tall.

How old is Joaquin Buckley?

Joaquin Buckley was born on April 27, 1994, in St. Louis, Missouri. He celebrated his 28th birthday in April 2022, and his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Childhood And Education

Joaquin Buckley was raised in St. Louis, Missouri. For most of his early years, he and his mother resided in his grandmother's home. When he was a student at Marquette High School, he began wrestling. After graduating, he eventually started training in mixed martial arts, after starting to get interested in it as a profession and became a professional MMA fighter.

There is no other available information about Joaquin Buckley's childhood and family life, so the names of his parents or siblings are not known.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Joaquin Buckley dating?

Joaquin Buckley is in a relationship with Sarah Reger, with whom he has two children. The pair have been dating for some time. The have a son named Isaiah, and another child whose name is not known.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Joaquin Buckley is known for taking part in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's Middleweight category. He began competing professionally in 2014 as an MMA fighter and has previously represented Legacy Fighting Alliance and Bellator MMA. Lately, he participate in several competitions and competes in the Middleweight division. He has competed in 19 overall matches during the course of his professional mixed martial arts career, winning 15 and losing 4.

On January 16, 2021, Joaquin Buckley competed against Alessio Di Chirico on UFC on ABC 1. He was knocked out in the opening round by a head kick. On September 18, 2021, he fought Antônio Arroyo at UFC Fight Night. In the third round, he knocked out Arroyo to win the bout. With this victory, he received the Performance of the Night award.

Joaquin Buckley now competes in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, where he has endorsement status.

On August 8, 2020, Joaquin Buckley made his UFC debut against Kevin Holland at UFC Fight Night 174.

In a match against Vinicius de Jesus on October 20, 2017, Joaquin Buckley triumphed 8-1. The game was played in the American city of Uncasville, Connecticut.

On January 15, 2022, he was supposed to square off against Abdul Razak Alhassan at UFC on ESPN 32. Alhassan withdrew for unspecified reasons, so the matchup was canceled. It was then rescheduled for UFC Fight Night 201. By a narrow margin of votes, Buckley triumphed.

What awards has Joaquin Buckley won?

Joaquin Buckley has earned four Performance of the Night awards throughout his professional career. When he competed against Impa Kasangana in 2020, he won the global MMA award and was awarded Knockout of the Year. The match took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Other Interesting Joaquin Buckley Facts And Trivia

  • Joaquin Buckley is a member of Finney's hit squad.
  • On September 3, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 209, Buckley is due to compete against Nassourdine Imavov.
  • On September 13, 2014, Joaquin Buckley competed against Wesley Sullivan and won the match by 1–0.
  • On April 13, 2018, Joaquin Buckley completed against Logan Storley and lost by 8-2. The match took place in St. Charles, Missouri, United States.
  • In a TikTok video, four Facebook posts, three Instagram posts, and three tweets, the video of his knockout victory over Impa Kasanganay went viral on social media, earning Joaquin Buckley the Performance of the Night prize for the bout. The UFC tweet that included the video received 359,000 likes, 143,000 retweets, and 12.8 million views, and became the most popular Twitter on social media in UFC history.
  • More than 65 million people have viewed and 83 million people have seen Joaquin Buckley's knockout video, which has given the UFC fighter a lot of exposure. Even rapper, Kanye West, used the video of the fight to announce the arrival of a brand-new single.
  • At UFC Fight Night 207, on June 4, 2022, Joaquin Buckley was supposed to square off against Abusupiyan Magomedov. However, for unclear circumstances, the fight was called off.
  • At UFC on ESPN 37 on June 18, 2022, Joaquin Buckley faced Albert Duraev. Before the third round, the bout was stopped by the ringside doctor owing to Duraev's eye swelling shut, and he won by TKO. He now has four Performance of the Night awards with this triumph.
  • American mixed martial artist, Joaquin Buckley, was born on April 27, 1994.

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