Austin Vanderford is an American professional mixed martial artist, currently signed to Bellator MMA where he competes in the Middleweight division. In March 2017, he made his professional debut against Sol Renato at Prime Fighting 9 on the main card. He was the winner against Renato by 1st round TKO. Vanderford is also a 2-time NAIA All-American and National Champion wrestler. He is currently ranked number 2 in the Bellator Middleweight MMA rankings and has a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Bio: Austin Vanderford
Austin Vanderford is an American professional mixed martial artist who was born on March 21, 1990 in Santa Rosa, California, United States. He is nicknamed “The Gentleman”. He fights in the middleweight category. His nationality is American. He is active in MMA arena since 2017.
Personal Life: Austin Vanderford
After doing our research, details about his parents are not known to the public and it is also not known if he has any siblings. Speaking of his love life, Vanderford is married to UFC’s Paige VanZant. The two fighters started to date in 2017 and then got engaged in January of 2018. Vanderford and VanZant tied the knot in September of 2018. His wife Paige Michelle Vanderford known professionally as Paige VanZant, is an American mixed martial artist, author, and model. VanZant is signed to the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Career: Austin Vanderford
Vanderford started his career in Mixed Martial Arts as an amateur back in 2015. He won all four of his amateur fights over the course of a year. In 2017, Vanderford made his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut when he fought Sol Renato at Prime Fighting 9. He has since gone on to fight and win all 7 of his professional fights. Vanderford landed a huge opportunity as he featured on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender series. While there defeated his opponent with the assistant of a Rear Naked Choke. Despite his huge success, he was not signed to a contract.
He has since signed a contract with Bellator and made his debut there in February of 2019, where he won his first fight. Austin then won his next fight vs. Grachik Bozinyan via unanimous decision at Bellator 234. Vanderford defeated Jesus via unanimous decision and then defeated Fabian Edwards at Bellator 259. After the Edwards win, Vanderford was ranked #1 in the Bellator Middleweight Rankings.
MMA Record: Austin Vanderford
He has an excellent record in MMA. He has till now fought 12 fights in his MMA career and has won 11 of these fights and has lost just 1 fight. Austin has won 3 fights by submission and 3 by TKO. He also had a magnificent amateur career by effortlessly winning all four bouts of his amateur career.
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The famous MMA fighter stands tall at a height of 5 ft 11 in. He has a decent weight of 185 lb or 84 kg. He has many tattoos spread throughout his body. The most noticeable tattoo is the giant, open eye on his throat. Details of the rest of his tattoos are undisclosed as of now.
Vanderford has an estimated net worth of around $20 Million. He acquired most of his wealth through his professional MMA Fighter. His wife is also a MMA fighter and therefore the couple earns a very good amount of money. The couple leads a very decent and luxurious life.
He is active on Instagram and goes by the username @austinvanderford. He has 186k followers on his Instagram account and he shares pictures of his family and also shares posts regarding his profession.