Shane Burgos - Updated May 2024

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Shane Burgos

Shane Burgos is an American professional mixed artist. Shane Burgos is currently competing for the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, professional since 2013, Burgos has amassed overall 11 wins with 4 knockouts, 5 submissions, and 2 unanimous decisions out of 12 fights.

Early Life and Education

Shane Burgos was born on March 19, 1991, in the Bronx, New York, United States. He is also known as Hurricane and he turns 32 years old as of 2024.

Regarding his parents, his mother’s name is Renee Burgos, and unknown about his father and siblings are. His birth sign is Pisces. Similarly, he belongs to American nationality and African-American ethnicity.

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Caption: Shane Burgos’s childhood picture with his mother Renee Burgos (Source: Instagram)

Moreover, he was interested in Martial Arts while he earned a black belt in Tiger Schulmann’s as well as multiple-time NAGA grappling medalists. Furthermore, there is no information about his educational background.

Shane Burgos – Net Worth 2024 

The significant source of his earnings is his UFC career. There is no exact figure for his income salary and net worth but looking at his successful career we can assume that his salary is no less than six-digit numbers.

The earning in his UFC career, Burgos earned $10,000 in show cash plus a $10,000 win bonus and $2500 Reebok sponsorship in his first UFC fight at UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov.

He was given a $12,000 win bonus, a $50,000 fight of the night bonus, and a $2500 Reebok sponsorship, at UFC 210.

Likewise in the 3rd UFC fight, he got paid $30,500. Due to his loss, he only received $22,000 from his 4th UFC match at UFC 220.

There Stipe Miocic collected the highest amount at the event while Daniel Cormier and Francis Ngannou were second-highest, earning $500,000 each.

Due to being a martial arts instructor in New Windsor, New York, he might add good worth. More precisely, his net worth at present is estimated at around $129,500.

Relationship Status

Reflecting on Shane Burgos’s relationship status, he is a happily married man, aged 28. He married his long-time girlfriend, Veronica Bugos, on 13 September 2015 as per the anniversary post he shared on Instagram in 2018.

They usually share their photos on official Instagram accounts during their vacations and dates. On 27TH February 2017, they welcomed their first child.

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Caption: Shane Burgos with his baby and wife Veronica Burgos (Source: Instagram)

Professional Life

Burgos began his amateur MMA career in 2010. He had earned the record of 6-0 with one no-contest.

Burgos currently fights out of the Tiger Schulmann’s mixed martial arts school in New Windsor, New York, where he is an instructor, led by Sensei Jose Montes.

Burgos made his professional MMA debut in 2013. He made a winning record of 7 wins and no defeats.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

On 9th December 2016, Burgos made his UFC debate against Tiago Traitor, at UFC Fight Night 102. He made a winning record in his debut fight via unanimous decision in round three.

His next opponent was Charles Rosa at UFC 210 who won the match with TKO punches in the third round.

His next match against Godofredo Pepey came at UFC on Fox: Weidman vs Gastelum. He won the first through a unanimous decision in the 3rd round, on 2nd July 2017.

On 20 January 2018, he came back to face Calvin Kattar at UFC 220, and he got defeated in round three. On 3rd November 2018, he defeated Kurt Holobaugh at UFC 230 via submission (armbar).

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Caption: Shane Burgos TKO opponent in his first round (Source: Instagram)

Later he next faced Cub Swanson on May 4, 2019, at UFC Fight Night 151 and won the fight via split decision.

His next and final fight of the prevailing contract was with Makwan Amirkhani on November 2, 2019, at UFC 244. He also won the fight via TKO in the third round.

On March 29, 2020, news surfaced that after exciting offers from different organizations, he signed a new four-fight contract with the UFC.

Further, he also is expected to face Josh Emmett on June 20, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 178.

Body Measurements

Shane Burgos has an amazing personality with his physical body. Measuring his height he is 5 ft. 11 inches (1.80m) and measuring his height he is 146 lb. (66kg).

Furthermore, there is no information about his body measurement, dress or shoe size, etc. Moreover, His eyes color are black as well as his hair.

Shane Burgos – Social Media

Talking about Shane’s social media visibility, he is active on different social media platforms. He has gained 17k followers on Instagram.

He has gained 2k followers on Facebook. Similarly, He has gained 8.6k followers on Twitter. Furthermore, he has not revealed the total number of subscribers on YouTube.