Bristol Marunde is an American mixed martial artist best known for competing the Welterweight, The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson, the UFC, Titan FC, M-1 Global and Strikeforce.
Bristol Marunde was born on April 20, 1982, in Fairbanks, Alaska, the United States. He and his family moved to Sequim, Washington at an early age where he was raised by his parents.
He was the brother of strongman athlete Jesse Marunde who died of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy on July 25, 2007. Jesse placed second in a World's Strongest Man contest in China in 2005.
As for Bristol's education, it's unknown where he completed his graduation.
Career & Achievements
Bristol Marunde started his UFC career as an MMA fighter in 2005 in Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Ronaldo Souza after replacing Derek Brunson at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey.
He was eventually selected for The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson. He faced George Lockhart in the opening round and was later selected as a second pick by Shane Carwin.
Bristol was selected to fight Julian Lane on Episode 4. After two rounds, he won the fight and moved onto the quarter-final round but was defeated by Neil Magny.
Bristol made his UFC debut in on April 13, 2013, facing season 17 alumni Clint Hester at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale. He lost the fight in the third round.
He faced Viscardi Andrade in his second fight on August 3, 2013, at UFC 163. He was defeated in the first round.
As for the ROTR Welterweight Championship on April 6, 2014, Bristol fought with Ian Williams at Combat MMA Games: Super Brawl 1. He won the match in the first round.
Personal Life: Marriage, Affairs & Relationship
Bristol Marunde is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend Aubrey Marunde in a backyard wedding ceremony on May 24, 2015.
The couple first met through a mutual friend John Guns at UFC fight in Las Vegas in 2009. The pair then went out for a coffee together and eventually began dating.
They exchanged vows after enjoying a romantic relationship for six years. The husband-wife duo became the host of HGTV hit show Flip or Flop Vegas on April 6, 2017.
The couple currently lives in Las Vegas with their two children, sons Kane and Kale.
Bristol Marunde has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million and the net worth of his wife, Aubrey Marunde, is around $2.5 million. Together the couple has made around $5 million of net worth.
Bristol has earned most of his money from his career as a mixed martial artist. According to some online sources, the Flip or Flop Vegas hosts gets $21,600 for rehab cost, $15,000 for closing cost, $15,000 for home and $21,600 as a sales price.
Body Measurement, Height, Weight, Age
- Body Measurement: N/A
- Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
- Weight: 77 KG
- Age: 37