UFC fighter Josh Emmett has been kicking and swinging since he was a teenager.
The world No. 1 featherweight won his final match against Calvin Kattar in a Fight of the Night performance on June 18, 2022.
Who is Josh Emmett?
Joshua James Emmett was born on March 4, 1985 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Emmett started wrestling in high school and has been competing professionally since 2011.
He joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2016 and is currently ranked No. 7 in the UFC featherweight rankings.
The 37-year-old is married to his wife Vanessa.
What did Emmett say after appearing in Fight of the Night?
On June 18, 2022, Emmett defeated Calvin Kattar in a Fight of the Night appearance in UFC’s Main Event on ESPN 37.
His victory over Kattar on Saturday put Emmett on a five-fight unbeaten streak.
In a post-fight press conference, Emmett told reporters that “Boys #2 and #3 are phenomenal fighters. They fought the top guys, Max Holloway and Alexander Volkanovski.
“We need new blood in the division and I know I can keep up with them. I’m the best featherweight on this planet and I’m ready. I want to sit by the cage in two weeks to see who I’m fighting next.”
However, on July 2, Volkanovski and Holloway are scheduled to fight at UFC 276.
Emmett is ready to fight both but said that “Volkanovski is a phenomenal champion.
“He’s on a 20-fight win streak and I think he and I are a really good match.”
What is Josh Emmett’s net worth?
Although Josh Emmett’s net worth is yet to be verified, most outlets like Celebrities Buzz put his net worth at nearly $4 million as of 2022.
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