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Who is Montel Jackson?
Montel Jackson is an American professional mixed martial artist known as one of the competitive fighters in the bantamweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He goes by the nickname ‘Quik.’ Giving his professional debut in 2017, Montel Jackson has managed to hold a professional fighting record of 9 wins and 2 losses. 5 of his wins came by knockouts, 1 win came by submission, and 3 fights were won via decision.
|Date Of Birth
|April 24, 1992
|Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
|Mixed Martial Artist
|5 ft. 10 in
By knockout 5
By submission 1
By decision 3
By decision 2
How was the Montel childhood?
Montel Jackson was born on 24 April 1992 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the United States, to parents whose information is not available at the moment. Likewise, not much is known about the fighter’s family details, but it was known that he spent a rough childhood living and fighting on the streets. His then friends were terrible influences as many ended up either in jail, prison, or dead. This convinced him to give up his street life and pursue a career in fighting as a professional fighter as he was good at wrestling from a young age.
He also set the target of presenting his country in the Olympics but then stayed back to take care and look after his sick grandparents. Besides this, he s currently 28 years old with the zodiac sign of Taurus.
Nationality and Physical Stats
Montel Jackson holds an American nationality and belongs to African American ethnicity. Unfortunately, there is no information available regarding the fighter’s religious background and religious beliefs. Besides this, he stands at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78m/178cms) tall and weighs around 61kgs (135lbs). Moreover, he has an athletic body physique with a reach of 75 inches (192cms/1.92m). In addition to this, he has a pair of black colored eyes with black colored hair.
Not much information is available regarding Montel Jackson’s educational background and educational qualifications. However, it is rumored that he enrolled in some technical college but never really completed his education to focus on his fighting career entirely.
Montel Jackson is currently single and not involved in a relationship with anyone. There is also no information regarding the fighter’s past relationships, and it is assumed that he has not been involved with anyone in a romantic relationship. In addition to this, it is also assumed that he has not been married yet, nor has he had any children.
How did Jackson started his career?
Montel Jackson gave his professional debut as a professional featherweight fighter in 2017 when he fought and won against Jose Wiseman via technical knockout in the Pure FC 7 series. Following this victory, he climbed up the division and gave his debut as a lightweight fighter on 11 August 2017 when he fought and technically knocked out Sean Huffman in 1 minute and 8 seconds of the very first round.
He again climbed up a weight class and gave his bantamweight debut on 13 January 2018 in the King of the Cage: Mercenaries 2 series against Terrence Almond. He managed to grab the victory via unanimous decision after fighting for three five-minute rounds. His fourth victory came over Jesse Wannemacher when he managed to technically knock him out in 3 minutes and 16 seconds of round number two, and his fifth victory came over Daron McCant when he won via technical knockout in 57 seconds of the very first round.
Both of these fights were fought in the Driller Promotions fighting series. Likewise, he used his knees and elbows to technically knock out Rico DiSciullo in Dana White’s Contender Series 9 on 12 June 2018 in 2 minutes and 15 seconds of round number three. Impressed by this performance, he was selected to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He gave his debut performance in the Ultimate Fighting Championship on 4 August 2018 in a fight against Ricky Simon.
However, he faced his first-ever career defeat against Simon via unanimous decision after fighting for three five-minute rounds. This defeat gave him a chance to improve, and he went on to fight Brian Kelleher in the Ultimate Fighting Championship 232 series, in which he managed to win the fight in 1 minute and 40 seconds of the very first round via submission.
This win is the only win that came via submission in his professional career to date. Moreover, his eighth and ninth win came via unanimous decisions over Andre Soukhamthath in the Ultimate Fighting Championship 236 series and over Felipe Colares in the Ultimate Fighting Championship Fight Night: Blaydes vs. dos Santos series. His most recent fight came on 19 July 2020 when he fought and lost against Brett Johns via unanimous decision. With this, Montel Jackson holds a professional record of 9 wins and 2 losses in which both of his losses came via unanimous decisions. This means no one in his professional career has ever knocked out the fighter movements
Montel Jackson has not yet won any major titles to date as a professional fighter.
Montel Jackson is active on social media platforms. His official Twitter account (@Montello135) has over 1.4 thousand followers.
What is Montel Jackson’s Net Worth?
Montel Jackson has recently stepped into the world of professional fighting and is working hard to earn reputation and fortune. As of the year 2020, he has managed to amass an estimated total net worth of around $100,000.