UFC: Meet Johnny Walker Brother Valter Ignacio- Age Gap And Family Tree

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Johnny Walker brother, Valter Ignacio, is also involved in the fighting world, who recently competed in an MMA series held in Egypt.

Walker Johnny da Silva Barra de Souza aka ‘Johnny Walker‘ was born on March 30, 1992 in Belford Roxo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The fighter started his professional MMA career in December 2013 in Brazil. He fought for four years in his home country and won almost every game.

On August 11, 2018, Johnny Walker made his debut in Dana White’s Contender Series, where he fought against Henrique da Silva.

He won the match, which paved his way to becoming a part of the UFC roster.

Johnny Walker With A Classic Look
Johnny Walker With A Classic Look (Source: Instagram)

His first UFC fight was against Khalil Rountree Jr. on November 17, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 140.

He secured a victory in the first round via knockout and received his first Performance of the Night bonus award.

On September 10, 2022, at UFC 279, Johnny Walker fought Ion Cutelaba. He won the fight and also earned the fourth ‘Performance of the Night.

The upcoming UFC event features Johnny Walker in a match against Anthony Smith, set to take place on May 13, 2023.

Johnny Walker Brother Valter Ignacio

Johny Walker brother Valter Ignacio is also a pro-MMA fighter and is in a GOR MMA team.

Valter Ignocia, also known as ‘The Clean Monster Current,’ was born on December 14, 1997, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 

On May 3rd, 2023, Valter won the MMA Series 67 All-Star match against Jacare Cassio in the second round. Throughout his career, he has won several championships. 

Valter Walker With His Wife And Daughter
Valter Walker With His Wife And Daughter (Source: Instagram)

Apart from his fighting career, he is a married guy and has a beautiful daughter.

The professional MMA fighter is married to Valeriya Kitaeva, but the couple has not yet revealed the date of their marriage.

There is a rumor that Valter and Valeriya had been in a relationship for more than two years before getting married.

Likewise, the couple together has a baby daughter who was born on April 14, 2021.

According to Valter’s wife’s Instagram, Valeriya is a nuclear physics engineer. She also loves posting pictures on her Instagram.

Johnny Walker Parents: Joelma And Walter Walker

Johnny Walker’s parents, Joelma and Walter, are quite private and do not often appear in the media or in the spotlight alongside their son.

The player one time shared in an interview that when he began his career as a fighter, he had no sponsorship or any support, except for his family, who would contribute small sums of money to his bank account.

His parents were his biggest supporter from the beginning. 

Wife of Johnny Walker, Tara Campbell Walker

Johnny Walker and Tara Cambell tied the knot on December 1, 2022, in a Luxury Castle Hotel in Ireland.

There is no clear evidence of when the couple started dating, but rumors began circulating after Tara shared a picture of them skiing on her Instagram in December 2019.

Johnny And His Wife On Their Wedding Day.
Johnny And His Wife On Their Wedding Day(Source: Instagram)

Like her husband, Tara also is a fitness guru who teaches her gym routine on her Instagram.

On social media, the couple often share photos and videos of their gym workouts.

According to Johnny Walker, his wife is a smart woman, and he has described their relationship as being in a good place.

Chanda Rai
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