Walter Jermaine Harris is an American MMA fighter who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division. Walt Harris has been a professional since 2011. He previously played for Titan FC.
Walt Harris Biography
Walter Harris was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on June 10, 1983. He is currently 36 years old. Prior to becoming an MMA fighter, he worked as a furniture mover and for UPS.
He was a basketball player at Jacksonville State University before switching to MMA in 2010. He would play one season and receive NBA tryouts, but he chose to forego his basketball career and begin training to be a mixed martial artist shortly after. Harris earned an associate degree in Physical Education from Jacksonville State University and Pikeville College.
Walt Harris Height & Weight
Walt Harris is 5 feet 10 inches tall. She weighs approximately 58 kg (121 lbs). She has lovely warm brown eyes and Black locks. She often delights her fans by posting her modeling photos on Instagram, and they seemed happy to share their gratitude for her snaps update.
|Full Name||Walter Harris|
|Born Date||10 Jun, 1983|
|Best Match for Marriage||Leo, Aquarius, Libra|
|Profession||UFC Fighter, mixed martial artist|
|Height||0 feet 7 inches (0.18m)|
|Birth Place||Birmingham, Alabama|
Harris made his professional MMA debut on March 15, 2011, when he competed against Justin Thornton at HEF: Hess Extreme Fighting. He won the first-round TKO with only sixteen seconds remaining in the round. After that, he went 6-1, with victories over Tony Melton and UFC veteran Anthony Hamilton, before signing with UFC in the fall of 2013.
Harris signed a contract with the UFC on September 19, 2013. On November 30, 2013, he faced fellow newcomer Jared Rosholt in the Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale. Following his release from the UFC, he signed with the Florida-based promotion Titan FC. On May 16, 2014, he faced D.J Linderman at Titan FC 28. He won the fight by knockout in the first round. Harris was scheduled to face Dave Herman on September 26, 2014, at Titan FC 30. However, due to a back injury, he withdrew from the fight, and the fight was postponed. It was rescheduled for December 19, 2014, and was expected to take place.
After Daniel Omielanczuk was forced to withdraw from his fight with SOA Palelei due to a thumb injury, Harris resigned from the UFC and faced Palelei on November 7, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 55. He was knocked out in the second round by a TKO. On April 23, 2016, at UFC 197, he faced promotional newcomer Cody East and won via TKO in the first round. Similarly, Harris challenged Shamil Abdurakhimov at UFC Fight Night 96 on October 1, 2016. He was defeated by a split decision. Furthermore, on January 15, 2017, he faced Chase Sherman at UFC Fight Night 103. In the second round, he knocked out the opponent. Harris next fought on June 17, 2017, at UFC Fight 111, against Cyril Asker. He won the fight by TKO in the first round, using a combination of elbows and punches.
Harris took on Andrei Arlovski at UFC 232 on December 29, 2018. He won the fight by a unanimous decision. The California State Athletic Commission temporarily suspended him on January 26, 2019, after he tested positive for LGD4033 and selective androgen receptor modulators. Harris was scheduled to face Aleksei Oleinik at UFC Fight Night 151 on May 4, 2019. However, on April 3, 2019, it was announced that Oleinik would face Alistair Overeem at UFC on ESPN+7 after Alexander Volkov dropped out. Harris won by TKO in the first round. Harris was scheduled to face Alistar Overeem at UFC on ESPN 7 on December 7, 2091. However, due to the ongoing search for his missing stepdaughter, he withdrew on November 1, 2019.
How much is Walt Harris’s net worth? His net worth is estimated to be $1.6 million. He earns approximately $138k per year as a professional.
Walt Harris Wife & Marriage
Who is Walt Harris Wife? Walt Harris is a husband and father of two children. Angela Haley-Harris is his wife’s name. They live in Homewood, Alabama, with their four children. Their children go to that school. Similarly, the couple is contentedly cohabiting. Until now, there has been no indication that they will divorce.
Harris can be found on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Similarly, he has over 5K followers on Twitter, 36.2K followers on Instagram, and 7K followers on Facebook.