Kelvin Gastelum is an American professional mixed martial artist who competes for the UFC. He has competed in the company since he won The Ultimate Fighter 17.
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Facts of Kelvin Gastelum
|Full Name:||Kelvin Gastelum|
|Age:||31 years 5 months|
|Birth Date:||October 24, 1991|
|Birth Place:||San Jose, California, United States|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 million|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Mother's Name:||Patricia Encinas|
|Height / How tall :||1.75 m|
|Eye Color:||Dark brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
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What is Kelvin Gastelum Famous for?
- Famous as the MMA fighter currently signed to the UFC.
Where is Kelvin Gastelum From?
Kelvin Gastelum Career Highlights
- Kelvin Gastelum kicked off his professional career with a fight held in Mexico, against Jose Sanchez on December 11, 2010.
- He soon amassed an undefeated professional record of 5–0 with 2 TKOs and 3 submissions on his record.
- Gastelum was selected for “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs. Team Sonnen” in January 2013.
- He won the title “The Ultimate Fighter 17” defeating Uriah Hall and became the youngest winner in the show’s history ever. He even got a UFC contract and moved to compete in the UFC ‘s welterweight division.
- In 2013, Kelvin made his Welterweight debut defeating Brian Melancon at UFC Fight Night 27.
- On March 15, 2014, Kelvin faced Rick Story and won the back-and-forth fight via split decision.
- On June 28, 2014, Kelvin fought against Nico Musoke at the “UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens” and even defeated Musoke.
- On November 15, 2014, Kelvin went against Jake Ellenberger at UFC 180 and won the match earing “Performance of the Night” award.
- In 2015, Kelvin went through his first two losses first against Tyron Woodley and then Neil Magny at “The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale: Magny vs. Gastelum”.
- In 2016, Kelvin faced and won the match against Johny Hendricks at UFC 200 and Tim Kennedy at UFC 206.
- On March 11, 2017, Kelvin fought against Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 106 which he had won in the first round via TKO but the match was overturned after he was tested positive for a marijuana metabolite. The match, however, earned him the “Performance of the Night” bonus award.
- On November 25, 2017, Gastelum defeated Michale Bisping by knockout in the first round. The fight earned him his third “Performance of the Night” bonus award.
- On May 12, 2018, Gastelum faced Ronaldo Souza at UF 224 which he won via split decision. Both of them relieved the Fight of the Night bonus award.
- On April 13, 2019, Gastelum faced Israel Adesanya at UF 236 for the Interim UFC Middleweight Championship but he lost it. However, the fight earned him the “Fight of the Night” award.
- On November 2, 2019, Gastelum faced Darren Till at UFC 244 but he lost the fight via split decision.