Quick Facts Leandro Higo
- NameLeandro Higo
- Birth NameLeandro Higo Licena Pinto
- Birth Year1989
- Birth month01
- Birth PlaceMossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
- Married toThuany Moura
- ChildrenMatthew Higo Sobral Pinto
A Brazilian professional MMA fighter, Leandro Higo currently competes in the Bantamweight division of Bellator MMA. Higo began his professional MMA career in 2006. His total MMA career record includes 18 wins, 4 loss, and 0 draws.
Higo is married to wife, Thuany Moura and has a son Matthew Higo Sobral Pinto. To know in details about Higo’s early life, education, career, awards, net worth, salary, cars, house, wife, son, relationship, affairs, marriage, children, and divorce, keep scrolling.
Leandro Higo Early life and Education
Leandro Higo was born on 19th January 1989, in Mossoro, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. His birth name is Leandro Higo Licena Pinto and is widely known by his nickname Pitbull. He belongs to a Brazilian nationality.
However, Higo hasn’t revealed any information about his parents and siblings. Moreover, his education background is also unknown yet.
Leandro Higo Career
Before starting his professional MMA career, Leandro Higo had a 1 win and 1 loss record during his amateur career. During his amateur career, Higo defeated Maycon Silvan in his first fight but he lost the second UFC fight against Bruno Rodrigues Mesquita. On May 4, 2006, Higo made his professional MMA career at NMFVT. Higo won his debut fight against Gilson Gilson via submission.
Likewise, he further competed at MZI and Arena Fight where he won the fight over Rodrigo Barbosa and Jose Maria Tome. Higo back to back won four other fights against Diego Tubarao, Arivaldo Batista da Silva, Gleidson Alves Martins and Dudu Dudu. However, Higo lost his first professional MMA fight against Marcos Vinicius Costa Silva at RFC.
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Moreover, Higo won the WFE championship by defeating Wagner Campos and Erinaldo dos Santos Rodrigues. He got his second loss against Iliarde Santos at JF. On April 14, 2017, Higo made his Bellator debut but he lost the fight over Eduardo Dantas. After that, he won the second fight against Joe Taimanglo via decision. His last fight was on March 2, 2018, which he lost against Darrion Caldwell via submission.
Leandro Higo Personal life, Married Life and Children
Along with his successful career, Leandro Higo has a successful married life too. The 29 years old Higo is married to girlfriend, Thuany Moura. Although the couple is already married, they haven’t mentioned the exact date of their wedding.
The couple has a son named Matthew Higo Sobral Pinto born on May 30, 2011. They are enjoying their married life and often shares adorable pictures of each other on their Instagram. Besides this, there are no any rumors of their divorce as well as other extramarital affairs.
Leandro Higo Net worth
Leandro Higo earns a good sum of money from his MMA career. His main source of income is through his MMA career. Till date, he has competed in several championships and has won several of them. As of now, Higo has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.