Bristol Marunde - Biography
Last Modified: Oct 5, 2020
|Born on :||April 20, 1982 (age 38)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Fairbanks, Alaska, USA|
Jesse Marunde (older brother)
|High School:||Sequim High School|
|Married Date:||May 23, 2015|
|Wife's Name:||Aubrey Marunde|
|Height:||1.85 meter (6 feet 1 inch)|
|Weight:||77 kg (169.76 lb)|
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Who is Bristol Marunde?
Bristol Marunde is a mixed martial artist, former UFC fighter, and TV host of HGTV show Flip or Flop Vegas with his wife Aubrey Marunde. He is well known for competing on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson, UFC, Strikeforce, Titan FC, M-1 Global, etc.
Bristol Marunde – Age, Parents, Siblings
Bristol Marunde was born on April 20, 1982, in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA. He was raised by his parents in Sequim, Washington. His older brother is Jesse Marunde, a strongman athlete who passed away in 2007 from a genetic cardiac arrest. He also has a younger brother and a younger sister named Sabrina Millie.
Other details of his early life and family including the name of his father, mother is not shared with the public.
For education, Bristol Marunde attended Sequim High School. His ethnicity is unknown.
Bristol Marunde – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Bristol Marunde met his future wife in 2009. He and Aubrey had met through mutual friends while watching a UFC fight on Memorial Day weekend. Bristol had wanted to buy a house and had asked Aubrey, who had been working in real estate, for advice. One coffee date later, they started dating.
With his girlfriend, he welcomed son first-child Kale was born in 2010 while their second son, Kane Jay Marunde was born on born Oct 9, 2013. After five years of a romantic relationship, they got engaged on May 23, 2014, and married a year later on May 23, 2015.
There are no rumors of divorce, affairs surrounding the couple.
Bristol Marunde – Career
Marunde was encouraged to try MMA by his older brother Jesse. He fought at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey, replacing Derek Brunson to face former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Ronaldo Souza. He then went on to compete on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson. He won against George Lockhart, Julian Lane but lost to Neil Magny in the quarter-final round by decision.
Bristol Marunde made his UFC debut in April 2013. His match was against Clint Hester at The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale, which he lost in the third round. His second fight was against promotional newcomer Viscardi Andrade on August 3, 2013, at UFC 163. Marunde lost the fight in the first round via TKO and was eventually released from UFC.
His MMA records include 16 wins (3 by knockout, 6 by submission, 7 by decision), and 10 losses (5 by knockout, 3 by submission, 2 by decision).
Aside from his career as an MMA fighter, Bristol Marunde had been working in construction and house flipping alongside his wife. With years of experience behind, the pair were contacted with HGTV to host their spin-off show Flip or Flop Vegas. The show which premiered in 2017, has had three successful seasons (2017-2019).
They also own the Las Vegas Design & build firm and real estate brokerage Alter Luxury.
Bristol and Aubrey Marunde (Image: HGTV)
Bristol Marunde – Citizen Award
In Bellevue applied his MMA techniques to apprehend a wanted rapist who was lurking in his neighbor's house when she arrived home. Together with his dad, he ran the criminal down, who was wanted in 5 states for multiple rapes and burglaries and apprehended him.
The criminal was convicted and sent to prison. For his actions, Bristol Marunde was presented an outstanding citizen award by Bellevue Chief of Police and the mayor.
Bristol Marunde – Net Worth, Salary
The combined net worth of Aubrey and Bristol Marunde has been estimated to be around $5 million while the figure on his annual salary/income is not known.
Bristol Marunde – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handles including Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Marunde is followed by thousands of followers.
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