Is Josh Emmett Christian? Fans of the UFC fighter are keen to learn more about his religion, family background and ethnicity.
Joshua James Emmett, shortly Josh Emmett, is a mixed martial artist from Phoenix, America. The professional fighter currently participates in the UFC featherweight division.
Since turning pro in 2011, he has competed with several prominent fighters. As of this writing, he has an MMA record of 18-3-0 (win-loss-draw).
Emmett formerly competed for the title of King of the Cage. The Phoenix-born fighter ranked #5 in the UFC featherweight rankings on 8 November 2022.
Emmett made his MMA debut on 8 October 2011. He broke his hand in the first round, but somehow he managed to win the bout with a unanimous decision.
Besides his professional records, his fans are curious to learn more about his family background, ethnicity, and religion. Let’s unpack all the details in regard below.
Is Josh Emmett Christian? UFC Fighter Religion
According to several online sources, Josh Emmett is a Christian.
The UFC fighter was reportedly raised in a Christian household. It has also been reported that the skilled professional fighter’s wife, Vanessa Emmett is a Roman Catholic by religion.
However, the mixed martial artist has not come forward to share much about his religious beliefs. Emmett has not opened up about it in any interviews or social media posts.
One should note that person’s religion is a personal matter. They prefer not to open up about it as there have been many cases where prominent personalities face backlash over their faith. Or simply because they don’t want to.
Also, It is not new for celebrities to keep their personal life away from the public eye. The Phoenix native is one of them.
Regardless of his religious beliefs, Josh Emmett is one of the best professional fighters in the industry.
The professional mixed martial artist, who competes in the featherweight division of the UFC, has a record of 18 wins & three losses – with six wins by knockout and two by submission.
The American MMA fighter has won several performance bonuses for his fights, including a Fight of the Night award for his bout against Shane Burgos in 2020.
The fighter also holds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and was the lightweight champion of the King of the Cage in the past. Since 2006, he has participated in training at Team Alpha Male in Sacramento, California.
Josh Emmett Family, Ethnicity And Origin
Josh Emmett was born on 4 March 1985 in Phoenix, Arizona, to his parents, whose names and identities are yet to be revealed. As for his ethnicity, he is American-White.
He was raised in a dysfunctional household with a deceased sibling, Nick, and a single mother. His brother has already passed away.
The UFC official revealed that his mother, whom he referred to as one of the heroes in his life, worked multiple jobs to raise him and his elder brother.
According to Josh Emmett, his mother is not a big fan of fighting but still supports him unconditionally. There is no information about Josh’s father.
Despite all the hardship, the UFC fighter’s mother raised him and instilled the value of higher education.
As a result, he received his Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Menlo College, where he studied psychology with the goal of becoming a law enforcement officer.
Before venturing into the professional fighting world, Emmett worked in a group home as a Cross fit instructor.