Julia Budd Biography

Julia Budd Budd
( 1983 - )
April 20, 2018
First published on:April 20, 2018

Facts of Julia Budd Biography

Date of Birth: 1983 July 4
Age:34 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Gender:Female
occupationWrestler
akaThe Jewel
body_measurement66kg
networth$11,500 USD per match
ethnicityMixed
nationalityCanadian
religion-
spouseLance Gibson
educationUniversity of British Columbia.
place_of_birthRoberts Creek, British Columbia, Canada
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The Canadian kickboxing champion and star of female MMA, Julia Budd’s name is widely recognized after she defeated the former heroine, Gina Carano. She has bagged the title of Bellator Women's Featherweight Championship.

 

Known as ‘The Jewel’ in MMA, Julia Budd is married to her coach and former MAA champion, Lance Gibson. Know all about Julia career, education, family, marriage, married life, early life, divorce, children, affairs, net worth, couple, salary, award, parents, relationship, mother, lifestyle, father, cars, houses, bikes; keep reading.

Julia early life and education

Born on July 4th, 1983, in Roberts Creek, British Columbia, Canada, Julia was a very athletic person since her early days.

Instagram: Julia with her siblings during her childhood;

In an interview with the province, she narrated the story of how she was invested in martial arts. Julia says that she was never particularly interested in team sports and she preferred isolation. However, she still wanted to play something to keep her body fit and active. Subsequently, since the tender age of 15, she began training for martial arts.

Initially, she trained with Lance Gibson’s student on Sunshine Coast and trough that connection she started to come to Gibson’s gym to spar along. Later after taking a shine to her, Lance started to be her official mentor. She is officially trained in Muay Thai and has attended the University of British Columbia.

Julia Career

Julia Budd rose to fame after she defeated the American champion, Gina Carano. She became the only woman who had defeated Gina in a Muay Thai competition.

In 2008, she started to train for the MMA and made her MMA debut on October 22, 2010, at Strikeforce Challengers 11. She won the match by winning to Shana Nelson in the second round.

Youtube: Julia in an MAA match;

In her early career, Julia had lost to Germaine de Randamie but in 2011, she avenged her defeat in the former match by securing a unanimous vote. She played her last match for Strikeforce in November 2011.

After her Strikeforce career, she signed to Invicta Fighting Championships. She made her debut on July 28th, 2012 by defeating her opponent Elina Nilsson, a Swedish champion.

Her second match in Invicta was on 6th October 2012. Budd was matched against Danielle West. Julia won the match.

Julia, on 19th March 2013 faced Mollie Estes at Invicta FC 5. Saton was defeated by Julia in the third round.  At Invicta FC 6, Julia was scheduled to face Ediane Gomes but had to withdraw due to a neck injury. However, she won the Invicta FC 7.

Instagram: Julia practicing for her coming match;

 

Morning ??

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Budd was signed by Bellator MMA. In Bellator, she has won all her matches. In her debut match for Bellator, Julia defeated Gabrielle Holloway. Julia again defeated Arlene Blencowe on October 21st, 2016 and she was matched against Marloes Coenen for Bellator's inaugural women's featherweight championship in 2017.

Julia’s recent win was against Arlene Blencowe for her title defense and won the match.

Julia Personal life

The heroine of the MMA is married to her mentor/coach, Lance Gibson.

Instagram: Julia and her husband Lance;

Lance and Budd started dating after Julia began to start taking lessons with Lance. Soon their friendship turned into a relationship. They are married for 5 years and before marriage, they dated for 10 long years.

Julia Net Worth

Julia Budd earns the salary of $11,500 USD per match she plays. However, she hasn’t revealed her total net worth.

Herself being immensely successful in her career and married to the former star of MMA, the couple must be living a very fine lifestyle. She and her husband own a corgi and a husky.

April 20, 2018
First published on:April 20, 2018
by Prashit


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