Justin Wren is a professional mixed martial artist (MMA) and humanitarian from the United States. In addition, Justin Wren began his professional MMA fight in 2006 and has also previously fought for the UFC and was a cast member of SpikeTV’s The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights.
Justin Christopher Wren better known as Justin Wren was born April 27, 1987 in Dallas, Texas, United States of America. From now on he is 34 years old and is a citizen of the United States. His zodiac sign is Taurus, and he is nicknamed Big Pygmy. He has yet to publicly reveal his ethnicity, parents, and siblings.
From a young age he was interested in martial arts. The main reason is that he was bullied by other kids. As a result, at the age of 13 he understood that he wanted to become an MMA fighter. However, MMA is not a legal sport in high schools in the United States. As a result, he was forced to take up wrestling instead.
Nonetheless, he excelled at Bishop Lynch High School, which was the top high school in wrestling at the time. Olympic gold medalists Kenny Monday and Kendall Cross coached him. And he won the Prep State Championship twice, in 2004 and 2005, making him a two-time Prep All-American. Justin was a two-time All-American in Greco-Roman wrestling when he graduated from college and he also won Fargo’s national title.
In 2006, Justin Wren made his professional MMA debut. In his debut match, he faced Ronald Stackhouse on December 2, 2006 in the MOTC 7 series Master of the Cage 7. He won the fight by TKO in the first round and went on to compete in MMA promotions such as The Ultimate Fighter and the American MMA promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In the summer of 2015, he signed a five-fight contract negotiation with famed American MMA promotion Bellator MMA after fighting for Colorado-based MMA promotion Ring of Fire MMA.
On August 28, 2015, he made his Bellator MMA debut against Josh Burns at the Bellator 141 event. He won the fight by unanimous decision. His next fight was against Juan Torres on February 19, 2016. He won the fight unanimously. Most successfully, he fought Roman Pizzolato at Bellator 174, which took place on March 3, 2017. Justin won the contest with a submission hold in the first round of the contest.
As an author and charitable works
Justin also wrote a book called Fight for the Forgotten: How a Mixed Martial Artist Stopped Fighting for Himself and Starting Fighting for Others which was published in 2015. He has been involved in a variety of fundraisers and trips for his charity, Fight for the Forgotten, and his efforts have been featured in The Joe Rogan Experience.
awards and fortune
Until now, this MMA fighter has not won any awards or honors. But we can assume he could win some of those in his years to come.
Be from 2022 net worth It is estimated that he has earned around $500,000 from his fighting career. He earns a base salary of $20,000 per game, excluding Bellator bonuses, and also earns through brand endorsements.
In 2014 he married Emily Wren at a small wedding with her close relatives and friends. The couple is blessed with a child whose name is unknown. So far, he is not part of any controversy or rumors and is mainly focused on his career.
His constant travels to Africa took a heavy toll on his health. He previously battled depression and addiction. He also had malaria in November 2013, which developed into blackwater fever.
Body Measurements and Social Media
This MMA fighter is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 106 kg. Also, he has black hair with black eyes in color and there is no further information on his other body measurements.
He has one Instagram Account called ‘@thebigpygmy’ where there are more than 165,000 followers. Likewise, there are more than 30.2k followers on Twitter and more than 37k followers on Facebook.