Manel Kape

Manel Kape

Manel Kape
Quick Facts About Manel Kape
Celebrated Name Manel Kape
Age 30 years old
Nick Name Kape
Birth Name Manuel Pedro Gomes
Birth Date 1993-11-14
Gender Male
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Nationality Angolan and Portuguese
Place of Birth Luanda, Angola
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christianity
Horoscope scorpio
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status unmarried
Girlfriend Single
Net Worth $100 thousand
Salary $65000
Height 5 ft 5 inches
Weight 60 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Style Buzz cut
Hair Color black
Eye Color brown
Bearded Style Full Bearded style
Current Team AKA Thailand
Active Years 2012-present

Manel Kape is well-known winning the match against Ode' Osbourne ( Jamaican mixed martial artist ) on August 7, 2021, at UFC 265. A professional competitor since 2012, he has formerly competed for Cage Fighters, Knock Out Championship, and Rizin Fighting Federation.

Who is Manel Kape?

Manel Kape is an Angolan mixed martial artist. He is currently competing as a flyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the former Rizin Bantamweight Champion and the former Knock Out Championship Bantamweight champion. 

Manel Kape had several boxing matches prior to beginning his mixed martial arts career, all of which occurred before his first MMA fight at the age of 14. He made his professional debut at 17, fighting with Cage Fighters, at Cage Fighters 2, when he faced Artur Gomes. Manel won the bout in the first round by way of TKO.

Manel is the first Portuguese-Angolan fighter to be signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He signed a four-fight deal with the UFC on the 30th of March 2020. He is scheduled to face Zhalgas Zhumagulov on December 4, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 31.

Early Life and Family Background

Manel Kape was born on 14th November 1993 in Luanda, the capital city of Angola, a country in Central Africa. His birth name is Manuel Pedro Gomes. He holds dual nationality: Angolan and Portuguese and belongs to the Black ethnicity. His star sign is Scorpio. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Manel was born into a beautiful family. Their love for sports runs through his family. His father is a former boxer who competes in different domestic and national level boxing events. In fact, it was his father who encouraged him to be a boxer from his childhood and was his early career instructor as well.

For his education, Manel went to study at a private boarding school in his hometown Luanda. After his high school graduation, Manel was fully focused on his boxing career. 

Manel Kape Personal Life

If we take a glimpse at Manel Kape's social media accounts like Instagram, Facebook we cannot trace or find any proof regarding his girlfriend or any link with the girl. In every photo and video posted by him, we can only find him clicking photos of himself or with his family and teammates. The main thing is that his parents have suggested giving his full focus on his football career and the obedient guy must have followed his parent's advice. 

From here we can know that he is a guy highly dedicated to his career and work. Possibly, his focus on his profession might have made this handsome player stay away from the relationship bound. But we are not 100 percent sure about his relationship background because who knows that he might have secretly dated his loved one.

Manel has recently celebrated his 28th birthday and he is fully mature to develop a romantic relationship and to build a family of his own. We just hope to see him with his dream girl in the coming days. 

Manel Kape Net Worth 2021

Manel Kape has an impressive earning being a sports personality. He has accumulated most of his fortune through his boxing career. As a UFC fighter, he has won several matches for which he has been awarded huge money as a prize. 

In UFC Vegas 18 (UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Volkov), Manel got a $30000 base salary, a $30000 win bonus, and $5000 from sponsorship making a total of $65000. He is a rising MMA fighter and is expected to become very popular in the future.

As per the sources, his current net worth is said to be approximately $100 thousand to $200 thousand. He has been living a luxurious lifestyle which is seen through his social media accounts. He has family property in Luanda, Angola. Currently, he resides in a luxurious apartment located in Las Vegas. He drives a black Mercedes and a white Skoda. 

How tall is Manel Kape?

Manel Kape is 5 ft 5 inches tall and his body weight is around 60 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As being a UFC player, he regularly does exercise, workouts at the gym, and fighting training which has given him a perfectly toned body that resembles sportsman-like.

This fighter has got a buzz-cut hairstyle that is black in color and his eye color is brown. He has a full-bearded style with a tight fade. He is a simple guy with no tattoo on his body part. 

Facts About Manel Kape

  • #1He has a reach of 68 inches.
  • #2Out of 22 matches, he has won 16 matches.
  • #3He knocked out Kai Asakura in just 30 seconds.
  • #4He is called by another name Prodígio.
  • #5He is of humble nature.
  • #6He won his first submission win with Ricardo Teixeria.
  • #7When Souksavanh Khampasath matched him in the Knock Out Championship, he experienced his first loss.
  • #8His first unanimous decision win was with Marco Santos.
  • #9He made his professional debut at Cage Fighters 2.
  • #10His fans have given him the nickname 'Starboy'.