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Curtis Blaydes is a professional American Mixed Martial Artist. He competes in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He has competed in Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFC).In 2021, his ranking was #4 in the UFC Heavyweight division. His nickname called “Razor”.

Curtis Blaydes’s Mixed Martial Arts Career:

Early Career:

Blaydes was born in Naperville but raised in nearby Chicago along with his four other siblings. He began his wrestling life for the De La Salle Institute. He also compiled an undefeated 44–0 record. After his four years, he compiled a record of 95–18 with 121 takedowns. He also played football for De La Salle. Then he earned a full wrestling scholarship to Northern Illinois University. As a redshirt freshman at NIU, he transferred to Harper College. There Blaydes won the NJCAA National Championship as a redshirt sophomore. Then he began fighting in amateur mixed martial arts. He left school to pursue a career in MMA. He was an IKF amateur champion.

In 2014, Blaydes compiled an 8–0 amateur record. Then he turned professional. Then he went 5–0, with all wins via TKO. Then He signed with the UFC.

Ultimate Fighting Championship:

In 2016, he made his debut fight against Francis Ngannou at UFC fight night 86. But he lost the fight. Next, he faced Cody East at UFC Fight Night 96. He won the fight via TKO in the second round. 

In 2017, he faced Adam Milstead at UFC Fight Night 104. After dominating the action throughout the first round, Blaydes won the fight via TKO after Milstead sustained a knee injury. But the result was changed to a No Contest because Blaydes tested positive for marijuana. Then he faced Daniel Omielańczuk at UFC 213 and he won the fight by unanimous decision. Then he faced Alexey Oleynik at UFC 217 and he won the fight via TKO due to a doctor stoppage.

In 2018, Blaydes faced Mark Hunt at UFC 221 and he won the fight via unanimous decision. Then he faced Alistair Overeem at UFC 225. He won the fight via TKO due to elbows and this win earned him the Performance of the Night bonus. He again faced Francis Ngannou in the main event at UFC Fight Night 141 and he lost the fight via TKO early into the first round.

In 2019, Blaydes faced Justin Willis at UFC Fight Night 148 and he won the fight via unanimous decision. Then he faced Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC 242 and won the fight via TKO in the second round. 

In 2020, Blaydes faced Junior dos Santos at UFC Fight Night 166 and won the fight via technical knockout in the second round. Then he faced Alexander Volkov at UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs Volkov and won the fight via unanimous decision. Then he was scheduled to face Derrick Lewis at the UFC on ESPN: Blaydes vs Lewis. During that Covid-19 pandemic season, he tested positive for coronavirus and the bout was scrapped.

In 2021, this pair was rescheduled at UFC Fight Night 185 and Blaydes lost the fight via knockout in the second round. After fighting out his contract, he became a free agent and signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC. He faced Jairzinho Rozenstruik at UFC 266 and he won the fight via unanimous decision. Then He faced Chris Daukaus at UFC on ESPN 33 and he won the fight via TKO early in the second round.

Now, Blaydes is scheduled to face Tom Aspinall on July 23, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 208.

Timeline of Curtis Blaydes’s Career:

  • 2014: Mixed Martial Arts 
  • 2016: The Ultimate Fighting Championship

Curtis Blaydes’s Biography:

Real Name Curtis Lionell Blaydes
Nickname Razor
Age  31
Height (approx) 1.93 m ( 6 ft 4 in)
Weight (approx) In Kilograms- 117 kg 18.5 st (approx)

In Pounds- 259 lbs (approx)

Personal Information

Date of Birth  18 February 1991
Birth Place Naperville, Illinois, U.S.
Ethnicity African
Nationality American
Family Status
Father To Be Updated
Mother To Be Updated
Marital Status Not Married but has Engaged Girlfriend
Girlfriend Alexandria
Children 1
Career 
Source Of Income Team Blaydes
Last Fights Earnings $262,000
Net Worth $1-2 Million Dollars ( USD)
Social Profiles
Twitter Profile @RazorBlydes265
Instagram Profile @razorblydes265

 

Curtis Blaydes’s Age, Weight, and Height:

Blaydes is now 31 years old (2022). His weight is now 259 lbs( 177 kg). His height is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m).

Curtis Blaydes Net Worth:

Curtis Blaydes net worth is estimated to be $1-2 Million. 

Curtis Blaydes’s Salary and Endorsement:

Blaydes’s salary only comes from the Team Blaydes and fights. From the last fights, he earned $262,000. 

Curtis Blaydes’s Wife and Children:

Curtis Blaydes is engaged to Alexandria. They have a daughter. Her name is Harlie

Curtis Blaydes’s Achievements:

  • Played: 20 Matches
  • Win: 16
  • Loss: 3
  • Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Cody East and Alistair Overeem
  • Most takedowns in a fight in UFC Heavyweight division history (14)
  • NJCAA HWT National Championship out of Harper College (2012)
  • NJCAA All-American out of Harper College (2012)

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