The famous American mixed martial artist Myles Jury is well-known for competing in the featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He was born on October 31, 1988, in Hazel Park, Michigan and was raised by his father in a poor financial condition as his parents divorced when Myles was just two years old. Myles Jury’s interest towards wrestling began when he was in the seventh grade at Beecher Junior High.
Later when he reached the age of 13, Myles started learning Brazilian jiu-jitsu from Professor Don Richard. He was then involved with MMA at the age of 14 and had his first fight at 15. He then spent the remaining of his childhood with his mother and step-father in Fenton, Michigan and enrolled at Fenton High School.
He then joined Oakland Community College but dropped before graduating in order to focus on his career. His career has earned him huge recognition on the internet. Myles Jury Twitter account has more than 35 thousand followers and his Facebook page enjoys more than 43 thousand likes. Myles is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.
Speaking of his personal life, Myles Jury is in a relationship with Giana Natasha. She is originally from California and the couple can be seen happy together on various pictures posted by Myles on his social media accounts. Myles Jury has a well-built athletic body with a tall height of 5 feet 11 inches and his weight is measured at 66 KGs. He currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona.
Like most of the UFC, Myles Jury also earns a considerable sum of money from his career. Although the exact figures of his net worth have not yet been estimated, the figure is assumed to be around thousands of dollars. Myles Jury seems to enjoy a lavish lifestyle as seen in his social media posts, thanks to his huge salary.
Myles Jury began his professional career as a fighter in October 2005 by participating in the King of the Cage promotion in California and later appeared at the Ultimate Fighter. He also started his own teaching system consisting of wrestling, striking, and jiu-jitsu for MMA at the beginning of his professional career.
He tore his ACL in the first match at the Ultimate Fighter and had to rest for a year without even a practice. Myles later competed on TUF 15 and fought against Al Iaquinta. Myles Jury made his UFC debut at the Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale with a match against Chris Saunders.
He won the fight and went onto another match with Michael Johnson at UFC 155. Jury’s performance was remarkable in the match as he dominated Johnson for all three rounds and won the match. His next win was against Ramsey Nijem via one-punch knockout in the second round.
His most recent match-up was against Mike De La Torre on April 8, 2017, at UFC 210 which Myles won via TKO in the first round. Over the course of his career, Myles Jury has won 16 matches out of 18 total matches in his mixed martial arts career.