This article will answer every question you have about Chris Curtis. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Chris do for a living?
- Who are Chris’s parents and siblings?
- What are Chris’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Chris married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Chris have any children?
- Where is Chris now?
- How tall is Chris?
- How much money does Chris earn?
- What is Chris’s net worth?
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Who is Chris Curtis?
Christopher Alan Curtis abbreviated as Chris Curtis is a professional American eminent mixed martial artist currently competing in the middleweight division of the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship). He has been a professional since 2009 and has competed for the Professional Fighters League (PFL).
How Old Is Chris Curtis?
He is 34 years old as of June 2022, having been born on July 15, 1987, in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Chris shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Abbie Herbert, Ariana Lee Bonfiglio, Cora Bennett, Ryan Johnston, Sofie SanFilippo, and many more.
Chris Curtis Family
Who are Chris Curtis’s Parents?
There is no information regarding his parents’ names or whereabouts. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Does Chris Curtis have Siblings?
According to news on the internet, it shows that he has a brother and a sister whose names are not mentioned on the internet.
Chris Curtis Education
Information regarding where he received his high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet. However, it shows that he dropped out of law school in pursuit of a career in mixed martial arts.
Chris Curtis Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Chris Curtis Kids
According to news on the internet, it shows that he has a son by the name of Kristopher from a previous relationship.
Chris Curtis Mixed Martial Arts Career
An Early Career
Before turning pro, he amasses a record of 18-5 in the North American regional circuit while capturing Welterweight Championships in CES MMZ, Z Promotions, and Premier MMZ Championship.
A Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series and First Retirement Career
On June 12, 2018, he was invited to face Sean Lally at Dana White‘s Contender Series 9. He went on to win the fight in the third round via knockout but retired after he was not awarded a UFC contract. However, he returned to fight for the vacant Z Promotions Middleweight title on January 21, 2019, against Matt Dwyer and won the fight via majority decision.
A Professional Fighters League
It was revealed on April 1, 2019, that Chris would be participating PFL 2019 season in the welterweight division. On May 9, 2019, he was initially set to face PFL Season 2018 Middleweight Champion Louis Taylor at PFL 1. However, Louis was unable to get medically cleared and thus had to withdraw from the season subsequently being replaced by Andre Fialho. Chris went on to win the fight via a third-round knockout. In the regular season bout, on July 11, 2019, he faced PFL Season 2018 Welterweight Champion Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 4. However, he lost the fight via unanimous decision but advanced to the playoffs.
A Playoffs, Second and Third Retirement
On October 11, 2019, he faced Magomedkerimov in the quarterfinals in a rematch at PFL 7. However, he lost the fight via unanimous decision and was thus eliminated from the season and retired from the sport. But after their bout, Mgomedkerimov fell ill and thus Chris ended his retirement by stepping in to replace Magomedkerimov against Ray Cooper III in a semifinal bout. He lost the fight in the second round via knockout and once again he retired from the sport.
A Career return from Retirement and Other Organizations
In January 2020, Chris quickly returned from retirement to defend his Z Promotions titles by defeating Darren Smith Jr. via corner stoppage at the end of the fourth. It was announced on April 14, 2020, that he had come out of retirement and signed a multi-fight contract with ARES FC. On April 3, 2020, he was scheduled to make his promotional debut against Nassourdine Imatov at ARES FC 2. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was postponed to take place on October 30, 2020, before being canceled altogether.
On November 5, 2020, he was scheduled to face Austin Vanderford at Bellator 251. However, Chris pulled out of the bout because of a positive COVID test and was thus replaced by de Jesus. Next, he faced Kyle Stewart on January 30, 2021, at XMMA 1. And he won the fight in the third round via TKO. After winning the next two bouts against Juan Ramon Grano Medina at iKon Fighting Federation 6 via first-round TKO and Jarome Hatch at Fierce FC 15 via TKO stoppage in the third. On July 30, 2021, he faced Kenny Robertson where he won via unanimous decision.
An Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Chris was briefly expected to replace Deron Winn against Phil Hawes on October 9, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 26, but Hawes ultimately declined the bout. Nevertheless, the bout was later rebooked to take place on November 6, 2021, at UFC 268. Chris went on to win the fight via first-round knockout. On December 4, 2021, replacing Roman Dolidze on short notice, he faced Brendan Allen at UFC on ESPN: Font vs. Aldo.
Moreover, he won the fight via technical knockout in round two whereas the match earned him a Performance of the Night bonus award. Next, he was expected to face Dricus Du Plessis on April 9, 2022, at UFC 273. However, he withdrew from the bout because of a wrist injury and was thus replaced by Anthony Hernandez. On June 25, 2022, he faced Rodolfo Vieira at UFC on ESPN: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot. He went on to win via unanimous decision.
Chris Curtis Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 5ft 10inches (1.78m) and a weight of 84kg (185lbs).
Chris Curtis Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not mentioned on the internet but has an approximate net worth of about $10 million.