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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 has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.
The exact annual income of Joaquin Buckley is not known and it will vary depending on his fights, wins, sponsorships, and affiliations.
Joaquin Buckley is 5 ft 8 in (172 cm) tall.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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