Often many athletes end up with a career they did not train for. Frank Camacho is a perfect example. As a young boy, Frank prepared himself to become a golf player but later pursued his career in MMA.
Franklin Beldad Camacho, famously known as Frank Camacho, is Guam’s professional mixed martial artist. Currently, Camacho fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) under the Welterweight division.
Moreover, Franklin developed his MMA skills using boxing, wrestling, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Besides Frank’s fighting career, he is a family man with a loving wife, Sarah Filush Camacho, and three gorgeous kids, one of whom was born on March 9, 2021.
Before going further and discussing this fighter soul, Camacho, let’s check some quick facts to know him in general.
|Full Name||Franklin Beldad Camacho|
|Birth Date||May 18, 1989|
|Birth Place||Hagatna, Guam|
|Nick Name||The Crank|
|Father’s Name||Franscisco Muna Camacho|
|Mother’s Name||Marcia Camacho|
|Age||34 years old|
|Weight||70.3 kg (155 lbs)|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Body Measurement||Not Available|
|Wife||Sarah Filush Camacho|
|Children||3 (2 sons & 1 Daughter)|
|Profession||Professional Mixed Martial Artist|
|Style||Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Wrestling|
|Net Worth (2022)||Approx. $340,000|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|UFC Merch||Shorts, Gloves, Punching Bag|
|Last Update||November, 2023|
Where is Frank Camacho from? Age, Height & Horoscope
The MMA fighter Frank nick-named ‘The Crank,’ comes from Chamorro, an indigenous group from Guam. He was born in Hagatna, the capital village of the United States Territory of Guam.
Coming from an island, he likes to call himself an Island Boy.
The Crank was born on May 18, 1989, making him a Taurus. Taurus people are primarily stable, hardworking, and intelligent but can be stubborn.
The 34 year-old fighter Camacho possesses a toned body weighing around 70kgs. Not to mention, he does yoga and other physical exercises to be fit.
Similarly, he is 5 feet and 10 inches tall, which is average for his fighting division.
Early Life and Family
The pride of Marianas, Frank has family in the core of his heart. He was born to Franscisco Muna Camacho and Marcia Camacho.
At the age of five, Frank fell in love with golf. He dreamed of becoming a golf player one day, but ten years later, it changed.
He fell in love again, but this time his heart was burning for the close contact sport, UFC.
After watching UFC and Pride Fighting Championships on TV, he chose to become an MMA fighter.
Frank started training for MMA under Tetsuji Kato and Cuki Alvarez’s watch in Saipan at fifteen. Just after one year, he started competing professionally.
Personal Life: Wife & Children
It may sound clichéd, but some people look perfect for each other; they resonate a happy and positive vibration whenever seen together.
We can say the same thing for Frank Camacho and his beautiful wife, Sarah Filush Camacho.
The duo of Frank and Sarah has created a beautiful family. Together, they have three kids, two sons, Franklin Muna Camacho Jr. and Rocky Camacho.
Likewise, the third one is a daughter born recently and whose name is unknown for now.
Who is Sarah Filush Camacho?
Besides the beautiful family the couple has created, Frank’s wife Sarah is a woman to discuss further.
The gorgeous lady Sarah graduated from the University of Guam. She also participated in Miss Guam 2012, where she became the 2nd runner-up and represented Miss Earth 2012 on an international scale.
The beauty with a brain, Sarah is also an entrepreneur. She produces documentaries about sensitive community issues in the Marianas under Sasa Productions.
Sarah has produced documentaries like Beat the Beetle, Kids from Chuuk, Chew, and Blue Island.
Mrs. Camacho is a wonderful wife, loving mother, and successful entrepreneur. All in all, Sarah is a blend of strength and independence.
If you check her Instagram account @sarah.filush.camacho, you can find how wonderfully she plays different roles as a woman.
Frank Camacho – UFC
Frank loved playing golf at a younger age, which changed when he grew up. He decided to pursue Mixed Martial Arts during his teenage years, and he did not look back from that point.
Camacho has excelled in what he does now.
During Camacho’s early career, he participated in various promotions like Rites of Passage, Pacific Xtreme Combat, and Trench Warz. Then he appeared in the Ultimate Fighter 16 in 2012.
How and when did UFC happen for Frank?
As a replacement for an injured fighter, Jonathan Meunier, Frank took his first UFC bout against Li Jingliang in June 2017.
Despite his loss in the first match, he got the UFC Fight of the Night bonus award.
After Frank’s first bout, he participated in UFC Fight Night: Werdum vs. Tybura when he fought against Damien Brown at the end of 2017.
Despite being overweight for the lightweight bout, he won the game by split decision and received his second Fight of the Night bonus award.
However, it did not sound fair to Frank; therefore, he requested the UFC president to give the bonus money to Damien Brown.
In January 2018, Frank participated in UFC on Fox: Jacare vs. Brunson 2, when he lost the match via unanimous decision. However, he earned his third Fight of the Night bonus award.
Frank Camacho Fighting Highlights
Moreover, Camacho had to face defeat when he fought against Geoff Neal during UFC 228: Woodley vs. Till in September 2018.
When he went against Nick Hein during UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Smith in June 2019, Frank won through Technical Knock-Out (TKO) in the second round.
Another bout brought Camacho a loss which was via submission against Beneil Dariush. Some of his other matches got canceled due to various reasons.
In April 2020, Frank was scheduled to face Matt Frevola during UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov on June 20, 2020. Sadly, after the cornerman tested positive for Covid-19, Frevola was removed from the game.
After Frevola was removed, Frank faced Justin Jaynes. However, he was defeated via a first-round technical knockout.
Frank could not appear in a match during UFC Fight Night 177 on September 12, 2020, due to his Covid-19 infection.
He was all set to face Brok Weaver in that bout, but Jalin Turner replaced Camacho. The MMA artist was again scheduled to fight against Matt Frevola on June 12, 2021, at UFC 263.
However, after suffering from an accident, Frank was withdrawn from the match.
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Mainly, Frank uses three different styles in his bouts, boxing, wrestling, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you have watched some of his fights, you will notice how he uses subtle nuances from three different styles.
Awards and Achievements
In BJJ, he has won most of the medals. Let’s check out the lists of his accomplishments in BJJ.
- 2010 BJJ World Champion
- 2013 European Jiu-Jitsu Championships Silver Medalist
- 2013 Marianas Open Absolute Champion
- New York Jiu-Jitsu Championships Bronze Medalist
- 2014 Marianas Open Brown Belt Open Absolute Winner
- Abu Dhabi Pro Trials Bronze Medallist
- European Jiu-Jitsu Championship Silver Medallist
- Pan American BJJ Championship Medallist
- Asia Open BJJ Championship Gold Medallist
- Micronesian Games Wrestling Gold Medallist
You can learn about Frank Camacho’s career stats, news, and bio on ESPN sites.
|Professional record breakdown|
|31 matches||22 wins||9 losses|
Frank Camacho | Covid Infection
Before UFC Fight Night Waterson vs. Hill, Mariana resident Frank Camacho was tested positive for Covid-19 last September 2020. Due to this, he got removed from the game.
The test report came positive even after the second test, making him worried and vulnerable.
It kept him questioning Covid infection’s contagiousness when he found out all his other teammates and training partners were all healthy. Frank admitted that he was scared, confused, and emotional when he found out about his report.
Staying and eating healthy did not stop him from getting the virus. After following authentic sources of news about Covid-19 and with positive vibration from his wife, Sarah, Frank feels at ease.
For Detail news, read: Frank Camacho tested positive for Covid-19
Frank | Net Worth
Besides being a fighter, Frank is an entrepreneur who runs Crank Industries as a CEO. Crank Industries is a local digital marketing company.
However, Frank has earned most of his net worth from MMA bouts, increasing every year.
As of 2023, Frank Camacho has an estimated net worth of $340,000 or more.
Camacho’s value is likely to go up in the upcoming year. The MMA star Frank is on the top of his game. And who knows what other monetary ventures he would find to add to his value.
Social Media Involvement
Twitter: 4,053 followers
Instagram: 38.6k followers
YouTube: 2.16K subscribers
Where is Frank Camacho from?
Frank comes from an indigenous group called Chamorro from Guam. He was born in Hagatna, but he grew up in Saipan, where he lives.
Why did Camacho miss UFC Fight Night Waterson vs. Hill?
After arriving in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night Waterson vs. Hill, he was tested positive for the Covid-19 virus.
Due to this, he had to isolate himself for ten days instead of fighting.
What happened to Frank Camacho?
Frank suffered from a neck injury after a multi-car accident in June 2021. Details regarding the car accident was unknown, but after the accident, Frank withdrew from his match at UFC 263.
Who is Frank Camacho’s next match scheduled with?
Camacho’s next match is scheduled with Manuel Torres at UFC Fight Night 209. The game is scheduled for May 14, 2022.