About Jens Pulver
It has been stated that the overall estimate of Jens Pulver net worth currently reaches as high as 300 thousand dollars. He has accumulated such a high net worth because of his career as a mixed martial artist. Jens Pulver became an undefeated boxer and kickboxer. Therefore, his involvement in these sports has made his name recognized in the whole world and also increased the overall amount of Jens Pulver net worth. Jens Pulver became the inaugural UFC Lightweight Champion. In addition, he appeared as the head coach of the TV reality show called “The Ultimate Fighter 5”.
As a mixed martial artist, he competed in four divisions – Bantamweight, Lightweight, Featherweight and Flyweight. Moreover, as a professional boxer, Jens Pulver competed at three divisions – Welterweight, Middleweight and Light Middleweight. Jens Pulver is mostly remembered for his competitions in the UFC. However, he has appeared in Pride Fighting Championships, as well, where he competed at the PRIDE 2005 Lightweight Grand Prix. Jens Pulver became the youngest UFC Lightweight Champion in the history of this championship.
In 2014, he retired from his career as a mixed martial artist, although it has added up a lot of revenues to the overall size of Jens Pulver net worth.
In addition, Jens Pulver is regarded as the one who established the UFC lightweight division. When he was fighting, Jens Pulver was called ‘Lil’ Evil’. When he won “UFC 30: Battle on the Boardwalk”, where he beat Caol Uno, Jens Pulver was announced the first UFC Lightweight Champion. He successfully appeared in “UFC 33: Victory in Vegas” against Dennis Hallman and “UFC 35: Throwdown” against B. J. Penn. Up until this day, Jens Pulver is considered as one of the most influential fighters from the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In the Zuffa era, he became the dominating and undefeated UFC Lightweight Champion. Thus, winning has served as one of the main sources of increasing the overall sum of Jens Pulver net worth.
He was born in 1974 in Sunnyside, Washington. He was raised in Maple Valley, Washington. Jens Pulver was the oldest kid in the family of four kids. Jens Pulver has a condition called heterochromia, which means that his eyes are of different colors. His right eye is blue, whereas his left eye in brown. Because of the fact that his father was an alcoholic, all four of the kids suffered from violence and aggressive attacks. He has described his childhood experiences in his autobiographical book called “Little Evil, One Ultimate Fighter’s Rise to the Top”. Writer Timothy McKinnon has written a book about Jens Pulver called “NEVER”.
Jens Pulver started wrestling when he was studying at Tahoma Senior High School. He became a winner of two state championships. In his junior year, Jens Pulver started boxing. He continued his wrestling career when he entered Highline Community College. He ended in the Top 8 at the NJCAA National Championships, after which he got the title of NJCAA All-American. Then, Jens Pulver became a wrestler for Boise State University.