Jack Hermansson is a Swedish profession mixed martial arts fighter who competes for renowned American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championships in their Middleweight category. Besides UFC, he also has competed for another American MMA promotion, Bellator MMA. He is also known by the other names The Joker and Abednego.
|Name||Berndhard Jack Hermansson|
|Date of Birth||June 10, 1988|
|Net Worth||$0.5 million|
Early Life of Jack Hermansson
He competed in the Bellator MMA group in the United States in 2012-2013. He had significant wins on the European circuit over, among others, UFC veteran Karlos Vemola and Bellator veteran Norman Paraisy.
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Career of Jack Hermansson
In 1997, at the age of 9, Hermansson began his martial arts career as a wrestler. In 2008, he moved to mixed martial arts. He became a professional in 2010 and in just over a year racked up a 5-0 record, all stoppages (4 KO’s, 1 submission). He won the title in the East Coast Fight Factory organization in his first match by a one-punch knockout in the third round. Two of the other wins came in British top competition Cage Warriors, both by knockout.
Hermansson was signed in 2012 by American company Bellator MMA after his early career achievement. Hermansson produced his promotional debut at Bellator 84 against Daniel Vizcaya on December 14, 2012. He lost the battle back and forth by a split decision.
Next, Hermansson fought Jason Butcher at Bellator 93 on March 21, 2013. Because of a triangle choke, he lost the battle by submission. This would mark Hermansson’s last battle in the promotion.
Hermansson returned to Europe and Cage Warriors after two battles abroad. Hermansson’s first appearance at Cage Warriors 66 went against Enoc Solves Torres on March 22, 2014. He won TKO’s battle in the third round. Less than a month later Hermansson took on Ion Pascu at Cage Warriors on April 18, 2014: Fight Night 11. He won by unanimous choice, his career’s first decision win.
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Hermansson challenged at Cage Warriors 69 on June 7, 2014, for the advertising title against veteran and fellow former Bellator fighter Norman Paraisy. After defeating Paraisy by submission owing to a rear-naked choke at the end of round 4, he became the champion. Hermansson defended his title against Deyan Topalski at Cage Warriors 71 on 22 August 2014. He won the first round of TKO’s battle.
The Cage Warriors promotion would become inactive after altering the leading employees in February 2015. When and if the organization would return to make fresh occurrences uncertain. Hermansson himself would be out of action for nearly a year owing to wounds.
Hermansson returned to Warrior Fight Series 4 in a British promotion title fight against UFC veteran Karlos Vemola on August 1, 2015, at Warrior Fight Series 4. He won the battle by submission to become the WFS champion owing to an armbar in the first round.
Hermansson was scheduled to face Kévin Del for the promotional championship at Lion FC 6 on November 29, 2015. Del would later withdraw from the competition, however, citing an injury, and the match was completely scrapped. Instead, Hermansson fought unbeaten polish fighter Maciej Rozanski on December 12, 2015, at Venator FC 2. Hermansson won the battle with a unanimous choice. Hermansson was expected to defend his WFS title at Warrior Fight Series 5 on February 13, 2016. No opponent was set and later the promotion announced that the title defense would not materialize at that case.
After nearly one and a half years of inactivity, Cage Warriors announced their return on February 11, 2016. Hermansson defended his CWFC title against Alan Carlos on the first event after the return of the promotion at Cage Warriors 75 on April 15, 2016. In the ending sequences of round three, he won the battle by knockout.
On May 21, 2016, Hermansson confronted Ireneusz Cholewa at Venator FC 3.
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Net Worth of Jack Hermansson
He has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million as of 2019. A resident of Oslo, Norway, the net worth of Jack Hermansson is estimated to be around $500,000 claimed by multiple sources.
Most of his income come through his MMA fighting career by fighting and competing for the top competition such as UFC, Bellator MMA, and Cage Warriors. He’s enjoying an extravagant lifestyle with his accumulated wealth.
Personal Life of Jack Hermansson
Hermansson migrated to Norway from his indigenous Sweden when he was 18 years old to discover the job. He settled in Oslo, where he also began training at MMA. Before concentrating on his combat career he had multiple employment, including working in a pet store, being a bartender and teaching as a replacement. He and his wife Nora have been a couple since 2012.
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Facts of Jack Hermansson
- Hermansson confronted Gerald Meerschaert on Fox 31 at UFC on December 15, 2018. He won the battle in the first round with a submission of a guillotine choke.
- On March 30, 2019, he confronted David Branch at UFC on ESPN 2. He won the battle through submission owing to a guillotine choke, 49 seconds into the first round. This win won him the Night Performance Award.