Mounir Lazzez is a Tunisian professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter who is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) under the welterweight division. Turned professional in 2012, he previously competed for Dubai FC, Desert Force, Phoenix FC, Brave FC, UAE Warrior, and Probellum: Dubai.
Sfax, Tunisia native, Mounir Lazzez was born on 16th November 1987, under the star sign Scorpio. Th thirty-four years old holds a Tunisian nationality. Regarding his physique, he stands 6'1" 185.42 CM stands and weighs 170 LBS 77.11 KG.
As of 2022, Mounir Lazzez's net worth is approximately $0.2 million. Fighters at the UFC have a base salary on fight night no matter if they win or lose and further have a win bonus for the winning fighter and fight of the night and performance of the night.
On his debut fight at UFC on ESPN 13 - Kattar vs. Ige, Lazzer pocketed $10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $4,800 from Alhassan for missing weight, $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay at UFC on ESPN 13 - Kattar vs. Ige.
At UFC on ESPN: Chiesa vs. Magny, Lazzez earned $12,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay from UFC on ESPN: Chiesa vs. Magny on 20th January 2021 against Warlley Alves.
On 16th April 2022, he won against Ange Loosa at UFC on ESPN: Luque vs. Muhammad 2 and won $15,000 base salary, $15,000 win bonus, $4,000 sponsorship, and $19,000 confirmed purse.
Earlier he extensively competed in Dubai, earning a good deal of money. Further, he is sponsored by My Protein and My Six Pak.
On 8th May 2012, Mounir Lazzez made his professional debut at Dubai FC: 2 Fight Night, where he won the fight via punch in round one. He remains undefeated compiling a 7-0 record until he was defeated by Eldar Eldarov at Brave CF 23 on 19th April 2019 via unanimous decision.
In 2020, he was signed by UFC. On 15th May 2020, he made his UFC debut at UFC on ESPN 13 - Kattar vs. Ige. He won the bout via unanimous decision in round three. What's more, he was scheduled to face Warlley Alves at UFC on ESPN 20 on 20th January 2021.
Mounir Lazzez is married to his long-time girlfriend, Valeria Paoletti. The coupled tied the knot on 14th January 2015. Every year Mr. and Mrs. Lazzez share pictures on the occasion of their anniversary with such a lovely caption. The spark in the relationship is still as bright and full of love as it was in the beginning.
Later two years on 15th August 2017, the couple welcomed their first child, a son to the world. The family of three is living a blissful life. The couple often features their son on their respective IG.
Lazzez worked hard from a tender age. He started to train in mixed martial arts as a youngster because he was bullied. He still visits his family in Tunisia on a regular basis and cites their influence for giving him the inspiration to achieve what he has done in his life. He later moved to Montreal, Canada, allowing him to continue to develop his elite skills before finally settling in Dubai.
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