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Brian Kelleher

Brian Kelleher

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Brian Kelleher is an American MMA fighter who is currently signed to Ultimate Fighting Championship and competes in the Bantamweight division. A professional since 2011, he has also competed for CES MMM, Bellator, CCFC, and Ring of Combat.


BornBrian Kelleher
August 19, 1986 (age 36)
Selden, New York, United States
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)
Reach66 in (168 cm)  

Brian Kelleher Biography, EarlyLife

Brian Kelleher is a native of Oceanside, New York. He was born on the 19th of August 1986. His birth sign is Leo. By nationality, he is an American and belongs to white ethnicity.

Kelleher had always been a well-rounded athlete, playing hockey, soccer, bowling, etc. Growing up, he decided to try MMA as he was strong for his weight and wanted to test himself.

In 2007, Kelleher began training for fighting.

Brian Kelleher Education

We have no information on the names of the educational institutions he attended.

Brian Kelleher’s Height, And Weight

Brian Kelleher’s height is still 5 feet 6 inches, and his weight is still 61 kg. His eyes are a brownish color.


At Xtreme Fight Events: Cage Wars 5, Brian Kelleher faced Dan Cion on March 11, 2011, in his first professional mixed martial arts match. In round one, he was submitted via guillotine choke to lose his first professional battle.

He had a 16-7-0 professional record before joining UFC.

Amateur Fights

Brian Kelleher has a 3-0-0 (win-loss-draw) amateur record before turning professional.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

At UFC 212 on June 3, 2017, Brian Kelleher faced Iuri Alcantara in his first official UFC fight. He kissed the trophy after winning his first UFC fight through submission in the opening round thanks to a guillotine choke.

He next fought Marton Vera at UFC on Fox: Weidman vs. Gastelum on July 22, 2017, but lost to Vera by armbar choke in the opening frame.

At UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till, he faced Damian Stasiak in his third UFC contest. In the third round, he used punches to TKO the opponent.

Kelleher competed against Renan Barao on February 24 at UFC on Fox: Emmett vs. Stephens. In the third round, he won the fight by unanimous decision.

On May 12, 2018, he competed at UFC 224 against John Lineker. In the third round of the fight, Kelleher was KO’d.

Brian Kelleher’s Net Worth

The enthusiastic fighter, Brian Kelleher is presently signed to UFC which is also his major source of earnings. Going deep into his UFC career earning, he took home $50,000 including $10,000 show cash plus a $10,000 win bonus, $50,000 performance of the Night bonus, and $25,000 Reebok sponsorship, from his first UFC fight.

Despite a loss in his second UFC match, he received $14,000. Similarly, he earned $76,500 and $53,000 from his third and fourth UFC fight respectively. His career-disclosed earning is reported to be $207,500.

Brian Kelleher’s Girlfriend, Dating

Brian Kelleher, 31, is neither single nor married. Currently, he is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend. However, he has chosen not to reveal his girlfriend’s name in public.

If we analyze his Instagram account, he has shared several pictures with his love. It seems that the duo spends quality time with each other and shares a deep bond and love. Also, there is no news or rumors regarding their love life.

Brian Kelleher Awards

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
    • Performance of the Night (One time)
  • ‘Ring of Combat
    • Bantamweight Championship (One time, one defense)


What is the height of Brian Kelleher?

Brian Kelleher’s height is 5 feet 6 inches.

What is the age of Brian Kelleher?

His age is 36 years as of 2023.

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