Matthew Semelsberger Biography

Matthew Semelsberger is an American MMA Welterweight fighter famously known for his matches at UFC formats and also for being a part of the Crazy 88 team. Apart from boxing, he is also a former Football player as well.

Early Life

Matthew Semelsberger was born on 23rd November 1992 in Rockville, Maryland, USA. He grew up in a Christian family with his parents Mike and Joy Semelsberger. Ever since childhood, he has inclined towards sports and grew up playing football. He also has two siblings brothers Samuel and Michael and a sister named Lauren. Matthew is believed to have completed his high school education from a local school in Rockville, Maryland, and later went on to attend Marist College with a Criminal Major. He was a scholarship student and played football for the college team. He is known to be trained in jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai.

Matthew Semelsberger Career

Matthew started his career in Mixed Martial arts after completing his training in Jiu-jitsu with a Blue Belt and Muay Thai with a Purple belt. His career as a fighter began in the year 2017 and since then, he has been part of 11 MMA matches out of which he managed to win 8 matches by unanimous decision. He initially started his career at the age of 14 but he soon dropped out. Later in 2017, he played his first-ever match as a pro against Donelei Benedetto. Matthew then continued to fight in championships like CFFC, UFC, Maverick MMA, etc. He won a match against Zulkarniyan Kamchybekov, Richard Patishnick, and Kris Gratalo in his initial years.

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In 2020, he was set to appear in UFC Fight Night Edwards Vs Edgar against Philip Rowe but he later also had to fight Carlton Minus in the same match. He won the match with a unanimous decision and later appeared against Jason Witt. Matthew managed to secure another win and also earned the Performance of the Night Award. He is currently associated with Clinch Academy and also plays as part of the Crazy 88 team. Recently in 2021, he fought against Khaos Williams on UFC The Korean Zombie vs Ige but unfortunately lost. He is now set to appear in the upcoming match against Martin Sano Jr at UFC 266 on September 26th which marks a much-awaited comeback by his competitor.

Social Media

Matthew has been active on Twitter since 2019 and currently has 738 followers. He is also active on his Instagram account where he currently has 5900 followers. On his Facebook account, he currently has 469 followers.

Matthew Semelsberger Biography

Real Name Matthew Paul Semelsberger
Birth Date 23 November 1992
Age (as of 2021) 38 Years
Birth Place Rockville, Maryland, United States
Nationality American
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Sagittarius

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 1” – in Centimeters – 185 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 77 kg  –  in Pounds –  170 lbs
Chest Size 42 inches
Waist Size 40 inches
Biceps Size 17.5 inches
Shoe Size 12 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Athletic


Father Mike Semelsberger,
Mother Joy Semelsberger
Sister Lauren


College Marist College

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Girlfriend None
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Personal Life

Matthew is currently known to be single and is not in any sort of relationship with anyone. He is highly focused on his career and does not spend much time exploring his dating life. He is also not known to have any previous relationships.

Matthew Semelsberger Net Worth

Matthew Semelsberger is known to be a successful MMA fighter and has won several matches. He earns a lot of wealth through his profession and his net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be around $5 million however the exact date has not been released.


  • Matthew is known to be a dog lover often shares pictures with them.
  • He is close friends with Anna Marie, a cancer survivor.
  • Matthew used to be a youth wrestler in his teen years and also a Division 1AA football player.
  • He decided to train in martial arts in order to learn self-defense in case of any sort of violent situation.
  • His interest in MMA grew after he saw UFC championship DVDs with his friends.
  • Matthew is also known as Semi the Jedi by the MMA community.

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