Who is Benoit Saint-Denis, bio, age, height, weight, wife, UFC record, ranking and net worth

Who is Benoit Saint-Denis, bio, age, height, weight, wife, UFC record, ranking and net worth

Benoit Saint-Denis is a French mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), find out more about him and his career below along with his UFC record and ranking

Benoit is currently in the news for his upcoming fight set up against World No. 3-ranked Dustin Poirier.

Who is Benoit Saint-Denis, bio, age, height, weight, wife, UFC fight record, ranking and net worth

Ahead of his upcoming fight against Dustin Poirier, Benoit shared:

I’m not seeing anything past Poirier, I’m very concentrated on him. I’m here to knock him out or submit him.”

Benoit Saint-Denis bio

Benoit Saint-Denis is a French professional mixed martial artist who was born on December 18, 1995, in Nîmes, France. He currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and currently ranks No. 12 in the UFC lightweight rankings. The UFC lightweight fighter has a black belt in Judo and goes by the nickname “The God of War.”

Age and height

Benoit is currently 28 years old and stands at a weight of 1.8 m.


Weight and reach

The Southpaw fighter roughly weighs around 155 lb. (70 kg) and has a reach of about 73 inches (185 cm).

Wife and children

Benoit Saint-Denis is married to his wife, Laura Saint-Denis, who is a former futsal player. The couple married in August 2022, and they have a daughter who was born around July 2023. Laura currently works as a dog trainer and a shooting instructor.

Benoit Saint-Denis UFC career

Benoit started his UFC career with a debut fight against Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos at UFC 267 back in 2021. The Frenchman experienced a disappointing start to his UFC journey after losing out on a unanimous decision. However, he has since pounced back and remains undefeated in his last five fights inside the octagon.


During his last fight, the ‘God of War’ went up against Matt Frevola at UFC 295. Saint-Denis won the match following a first-round KO via a brutal head kick. He is all set to take part in the biggest fight of his career so far as he prepares to go up against No. 3-ranked Dustin Poirier. According to UFC CEO Dana White, the two fighters will take part in a five-round co-main at UFC 299. The match will take place on March 9 at the Kaseya Center in Miami, Florida.

Given Name: Saint Denis ; Pro MMA Record: 13-1-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw) ; Nickname: God of War ; Current Streak: 5 Wins ; Age: 28 | Date of Birth: 1995.12.18


As of 6 February 2024, he is number 12 in the UFC lightweight rankings and has a net worth of $250,000-500,000.

Benoit Saint-Denis hopeful of fighting Justin Gaethje

Following his first-round knockout victory over Matt Frevola at UFC 295, Benoit Saint-Denis was actually looking to set up a fight against Justin Gaethje. During an appearance on The MMA Hour, the ‘God of War’ stated:

Gaethje is a warrior, he likes activity but he will have to fight again and big dates are coming next year, and he has already been defeating Dustin Poirier, he has been defeating a lot of tough guys, and I do believe this is a fight for the BMF [title] and he the chin to make it a war. Because you can have tough guys, but if they don’t have the chin, with me, it’s not going to make it.”

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