Bob Sapp is a versatile American athlete who is a mixed martial artist (MMA), kickboxer, professional wrestler, actor, and former American football player.
He is currently under contract with the Rizin Fighting Federation, a Japanese MMA organization. Further, he works occasionally for various MMA promotions in the U.S., Japan, and Europe.
|Full Name||Bob Sapp|
|Date Of Birth||September 22, 1973|
|Birth Place||Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S|
|Age||48 years old|
|Team||Team Beast; BodyShop MMA & Fitness|
|Height||6 feet 5 inches|
|Social Media||Twitter, Instagram|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
Bob Sapp Early Life
On September 22, 1973, Bob Sapp was born under the sign of Virgo. He is a local of Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S. His real name is Robert Malcolm Sapp, and he has a ring name, The Beast. Bob is now 48 years old by birth. He is 6 feet 5 inches in height and weighs 149.23 kg regarding his physical status.
Unfortunately, there is no detail about his parents available right now, but Bob may have caring parents who have supported him throughout his career.
Speaking of his education, Bob attended Mitchell High School in his hometown, and then he went to the University of Washington.
Bob Sapp Career
American Football Career
Bob started his athletic journey in high school, where he used to play football. He earned a football scholarship at the University of Washington following his school.
He also won the Morris Award in 1996. After graduating from University, multiple National Football League (NFL) teams drafted him: Chicago Bears (1997) and Minnesota Vikings (1997–1998).
Professional Wrestling Career
His pro wrestling career began in NWA Wildside in 2001, before World Championship Wrestling (WCW) was quickly contracted him as a developmental wrestler. Following his time at WCW, Bob joined several wrestling organizations; they are:
- New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW, 2002–2005)
- Hustle (2007–2008)
- World Wrestling Association (WWA, 2008)
- Return to NJPW (2012–2013)
- Wrestle-1 (2013)
- Inoki Genome Federation (2014)
Kickboxing and MMA Career
Bob entered the world of MMA after being released from WCW in 2002. He made his MMA debut in Pride Fighting Championship versus Yoshihisa Yamamoto and won it by Technical Knockout (TKO) in the first round.
Following his MMA debut, the Beast had several great fights in kickboxing and MMA against legendary fighters such as Mirko Cro Cop, Ray Sefo, Ernesto Hoost, Bobby Lashley, etc.
His kickboxing record is 31 fights, 12 wins, and 19 losses, whereas he won 9 fights by knockout and 3 by decision. Among 19 losses, he lost 4 by decision, 2 by disqualification, and the rest by KO and TKO.
In terms of his MMA record, it’s 33 matches, 12 wins, 20 losses, and 1 draw. Bob won 8 by fights KO, 3 by submission, and 1 by decision, whereas he lost 15 by KO, 4 by submission, and 1 by disqualification.
In 2003, he also challenged legendary boxer Mike Tyson, but that fight never happened because Mike could not obtain a visa to fight in Japan, where the bout would have been most lucrative, due to the convicted felon’s actions against him.
Bob also appeared in several Hollywood movies: The Longest Yard (2005), Big Stan (2007), and Blood And Bone (2009).
Bob Sapp’s Personal Life
There are no facts on his relationship available right now. However, Bob appears to be a quiet person and keeps his things private rather than share them with others.
By his age, he is an older adult now who is almost 50 years old. Therefore, he may have been married to someone.
Nevertheless, if he uncovers his affair or marital status soon, his target audience will know it.
Bob Sapp’s Net Worth
As per Celebrity Net Worth, Bob has a net worth of $3 million. Nonetheless, he is still a fighter and hasn’t announced his retirement yet.
Bob is currently competing in the Rizin Fighting Federation. Hence, he could be making a bit more than the stated amount, and also, his income counts on his performance inside the ring.
Bob Sapp Social Media
He is using Instagram and Twitter to stay in touch with his people. On Instagram, his handle is @bobsappofficial, and he has 111 posts, 16.4k followers, and 166 followings.
On the other hand, he goes by @BobSappMMA with 374 followers and 5,199 followings on Twitter. Follow him on both to see the updates on life and game.