Ion Cutelaba Biography: MMA, Wife, Age, Height, Net Worth, Family & Background

Ion Cutelaba is a famous professional MMA fighter. He is best known as a UFC light heavyweight fighter as he competes in the Light Heavyweight division in the UFC. He is adept at grabbing the attention of MMA fans as a UFC Light Heavyweight Fighter. For this reason, we have come up with Ion Cutelaba Biography Article which can provide you with maximum information about Ion Cutelaba. So, read this biographical article till the end.                      

Ion Cutelaba Biography
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Who is Ion Cutelaba?  

Ion Cuțelaba is a Moldovan professional mixed martial artist known by the nickname “The Hulk”. He competes in the Light Heavyweight division in the UFC. He uses Greco-Roman Wrestling, Judo, etc. to defeat his opponent. Prior to competing in the UFC, he competed in several MMA organizations including WWFC, ECSF, CSA FC, etc.  “The Hulk” (Ion Cutelaba) was born on 14 December 1993 in Chișinău, Moldova, According to Wikiwand.                                                  

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Ion Cutelaba Biography 

NameIon Cutelaba 
Nick NameThe Hulk                     
Date of birth14 December 1993    
Age28 years in 2022 
Birth PlaceChișinău, Moldova
OccupationUFC Light Heavyweight Fighter  
AwardsFight of the Night honors

Ion Cutelaba Family  

Ion Cutelaba is married. His wife’s name is Cutelaba Olga. The couple also has two daughters named Leea and Amelia. 

SpouseCutelaba Olga (Wife)    
ChildrenLeea and Amelia (Daughter)  

Ion Cutelaba Physical status

Ion Cutelaba Physical status
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Ion Cutelaba is very strong in physical condition. According to, The height of Ion Cutelaba is 6 feet 1 inch and his weight is 93 kg.    

HeightIn Feet- 6 feet 1 inch
In Cm- 185.42 Cm
WeightIn Kilograms- 93 Kg
In LBS- 205 LBS 
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

Ion Cutelaba Net Worth

Ion Cutelaba’s net worth is unknown. But he fights for the UFC, due to which his net worth can be around $1-$2 million. .    

Net worth$1-$2 Million Approx.  

Ion Cutelaba Social Media

Ion Cutelaba is present on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. His Instagram is under the name IC. H U L K while Facebook is under the name ICutelaba. He has more than 218000 followers on Instagram, while the number of followers on his Facebook is more than 7000 and on Twitter more than 5000.  

Ion Cutelaba FacebookICutelaba
Ion Cutelaba Twitter@ICutelaba

Ion Cutelaba Wikipedia 

The full name of Ion Cutelaba is Ion Nicolae Cuelaba. He sees himself as a Hulk and attracts MMA fans as a UFC MMA fighter.          

Ion Cutelaba Background  

Ion Cutelaba was born in Moldova. When he was a teenager, he adopted Greek-Roman wrestling and started training. Apart from this, he also competed in judo and sambo. In 2012, Ion Catelaba participated in the European Sambo Championships and finished first.                    

Ion Cutelaba Professional MMA Debut

Ion Cutelaba fought his first professional fight against Daglar Gasimov at the CIS – Cup on April 5, 2012. He won the fight via technical knockout due to punches. After this, he won two more fights in a row in 2012. 

In 2013, he fought 4 fights, out of which he won two fights, lost 1 fight, and 1 fight turned into a No Contest due to a Referee Error.

After earning a 5-1-1 record, Ion Cutelaba faced Constantin Padure at CSA FC – Adrenaline on 4 April 2014. He won the fight via KO. 

From June 2014 to September 2015, he fought 5 consecutive fights for WWFC. And he won all five fights. Thus he set a Pro record of 11-1-1 before competing in the UFC.                        

Ion Cutelaba: UFC Light Heavyweight Fighter 

Ion Cutelaba UFC Light Heavyweight Fighter
Ion Cutelaba UFC Light Heavyweight Fighter (Instagram Image)

Ion Cutelaba signed with the UFC in 2016. And he made his debut on June 18, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 89 against Misha Cirkunov. However, he lost his first UFC fight via submission. 

On October 1, 2016, he faced Jonathan Wilson at UFC Fight Night 96. And he won the fight via unanimous decision. 

After this, Ion Cutelaba faced “The Killa Gorilla” Jared Cannonier at the UFC – The Ultimate Fighter 24 Finale on December 3, 2016. He lost the fight in the third round via unanimous decision. 

After earning a 12-3-1 record, he faced Henrique da Silva at UFC Fight Night 110 on June 10, 2017. He won the fight via KO in the first round. 

He then faced Gadzhimurad Antigulov on 28 July 2018 at UFC on Fox 30. He won the fight in the first round via technical knockout. But he lost against Glover Teixeira at UFC Fight Night 150 via a rear-naked choke. 

After this, From 28 September 2019 to 14 May 2022, he fought 6 fights for the UFC, out of which he lost three fights, won 2, and one ended in a split draw.              

On 10 September 2022, Ion Cutelaba faced Johnny Walker at UFC 279. He lost in the first round against Johnny Walker via Rear-Naked Choke.

Ion Cutelaba Wife 

Ion Cutelaba Wife
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Ion Cutelaba’s wife’s name is Cutelaba Olga. Apart from this, he is also the father of two daughters, According to Ion Cutelaba’s Instagram.        

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FAQ About Ion Cutelaba 

  • What are the names of Ion Cutelaba ‘s parents?

    None of the information about Ion Cutelaba’s parents is public. 

  • How old is Ion Cutelaba? 

    Ion Cutelaba was born on 14 December 1993, So his age is 28 years in 2022. 

  • What is the name of Ion Cutelaba’s Wife? 

    Ion Cutelaba’s wife’s name is Cutelaba Olga.  

  • How tall is Ion Cutelaba?

    The height of Ion Cutelaba is 6 feet 1 inch i.e. 185.42 cm.

  • Where is Cutelaba from?

    Ion Cutelaba is from Chișinău, Moldova.

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