Ignacio Bahamondes - Updated Apr 2024

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Santiago, Chile
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Santiago, Chile

Ignacio Bahamondes


Ignacio Bahamondes is a mixed martial artist in Chile who competes in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Ignacio Bahamondes was the former Lux Lightweight Champion.

Early Life

Ignacio Bahamondes was born in Santiago, Chile on August 27, 1997. He is also known as La Jaula. He is 26 years old (as of 2024) under the zodiac sign Libra. Ignacio is a Chilean and belongs to the Chilean ethnicity.

Regarding his family background, Ignacio is the son of Manuel (Father) and Yasmin (Mother). His father was a kickboxer and WKN kickboxing champion. Besides that, there is no additional information regarding his siblings, relatives, and any other family members.

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Caption: Ignacio Bahamondes with his mother source: LatestCelebArticles


Speaking of his educational background, there are no clear details about his academic qualifications. However, looking at him, it seems that he is well-educated and have been graduated from a well-known high school.

Professional Life

Talking about his career, Ignacio made his professional debut at Square Ring Promotions – Island Fights 36 on 21st November 2015, where he defeated Craig McAlpine. Following that, he faced Rodrigo Tavares at Square Ring Promotions – Island Fights 37 on 11th March 2016 and won the fight via KO.

Moreover, Ignacio had his career’s first loss at Titan FC 39 – Cavalcante vs. Healy against Preston Parsons via armbar submission on 10th June 2016. Recovering from loss, he has two straight wins that season against Dion Rizzulo and Rafael Carolina at Square Ring Promotions – Island Fights 38 and Guerra Campal 3 – Bahamondes vs. Carolina respectively.

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Caption: Ignacio Bahamondes holding the LUX title source: MMA.uno.

In the early 2017 bout, he got defeated by Matt McKeon at Square Ring Promotions – Island Fights 40 on the 14th of April. Rest of the season, he assembled three wins against Oziel Rodriguez Lopez, Francisco Javier Etchart Diaz, and Gerardo Chaparro.

More Details

Ignacio had two bouts: a victory over Hugo Flores at Lux Fight League – Lux 004
and one loss against Salvador Becerra at Combate Americas – Fresno in 2019. Likewise, he defeated Chris Brown at LFA 90 – Lazishvili vs. Steele via split decision on 4th September 2020.

Furthermore, On April 10, 2021, he made his UfC debut at UFC on ABC 2 – Vettori vs. Holland, where he got beaten by John Makdessi via split decision. Ignacio marked his first UFC victory, defeating Roosevelt Roberts at UFC on ESPN 29 – Cannonier vs. Gastelum via KO on August 21, 2021.

On February 26, 2022, at UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Green, Bahamondes faced Rong Zhu. In the third round, he submitted to win the fight.

On July 30, 2022, Bahamondes and Udovt Klein were slated to square off at UFC 277. At UFC 287, Bahamondes and Nikolas Motta are slated to square off on April 8, 2023.

Net Worth 2024

Ignacio Bahamondes has earned a huge amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is around $0.1 million as of 2024.

Personal Life

Regarding his love life, Ignacio has not yet revealed his relationship or girlfriend. It seems that he picks his love life behind the camera. He is believed to be single as there is no confirmation about his relationship.

Ignacio Bahamondes – Body Measurements

Ignacio Bahamondes is handsome, undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of about 6 feet 3 inches (1.9m) and weighs about 70 kg (155 lbs). In addition, Ignacio has a black pair of eyes and black hair color.

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Caption: Ignacio Bahamondes posing for a photo source: Instagram.

Ignacio Bahamondes – Social Media

Ignacio is active on his Instagram account @jaulabahamondes with 139K followers. Moreover, he also has 5,558 followers on Twitter and 10K followers on Facebook.