Rob Emerson AKA Robert Michael Emerson is an American professional mixed martial artist best known for competing on The Ultimate Fighter 5. Since 2002, he has been competing professionally. He is also noted for being the veteran of Bellator MMA, Pancrase, the UFC. Further, he was the cast member of The Ultimate Fighter 5 which played a crucial role in uplifting his popularity. According to Fightmatrix.com, he is ranked at number 44 as a Bantamweight fighter at present. According to his wiki, the American martial artist was born on July 30, 1981, which makes Rob Emerson age be 37 years old as of now. Let’s explore in detail about Emerson’s wiki below:
Early Life and Education
Born as Robert Michael Emerson, the fighter landed the planet in 1981. His place of birth is in Newport Beach, California, the United States. No information regarding his parents, siblings, early life, education & academic achievements and childhood facts are available.
Career and Professional Life
Emerson is a professional martial artist who has impressed with his high potentialities. He faced Nate Diaz on episode three of The Ultimate Fighter 5 who was the eventual winner of the show. On July 31, 2013, he was expected to face Patricio Freire at Bellator 97 making it as his Bellator Debut. However, an announcement was made that Emerson suffered from an injury which made him withdraw and replaced Jared Downing.
He made his Bellator debut on October 18, 2013, at Bellator 104 facing against Jared Downing. In the first round, he won the fight through heel hook submission. On April 11, 2014, at Bellator 116, he made his Bantamweight debut and won through unanimous decision against Joe Taimanglo. On October 3, 2014, Emerson competes against Rafael Silva at Bellator 127 but lost the match through a unanimous decision. Later, he was fined USD 2,500 and was suspended for about 9 months as he failed the drug test and was found for the prescription drug Provigil which WADA had prohibited for more than a decade. Till date, he has made several championships in his name including VFC Featherweight Championship, VFC Bantamweight Championship and Knockout of the Night.
In 2008, Rob welcomed a daughter with his girlfriend Candy who is supposed to be his wife as well. However, their wedding details are not available. As per some online source, he was arrested and sent to the Musick Jail in California on September 19, 2007.
Retired American mixed martial artist Ian McCall announced on Twitter on July 23, 2013, where he stated that he caught his estranged wife Shay McCall and Emerson engaged in some sexual activities.
Obviously, a martial artist must have maintained an amazing physique by regular workout and maintained nutritional plans. Rob stands at the height of 5 feet and 9 inches which makes him stand at an average height. He weighs about 68 kilograms. Rob is Black belt holder in Kyokushin Karate.
Salary and Net worth
Martial artist Rob Emerson is supposed to have amassed a net worth amounting to 1 million USD. He is the winner of various championships and has accumulated a great fortune from his professional fighting career.
Wiki and Facts
Rob’s wiki is available on various celebrity websites including Wikipedia. His Twitter profile is reachable @mma_emerson where he describes himself as skilled in violence and being the World Champion for two times.