Justin Thornton (born December 07, 1982 – died October 04, 2021) was an American Athlete and MMA Fighter from the United States of America. He has tragically passed away on October 04, 2021. As per the source, this MMA athlete suffered from a serious injury after a fight held a few weeks back. He was knock out at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship by Dillon Cleckler on August 20, 2021, in Mississippi, The USA.

Justin Thornton died in a match against Dillon Cleckler on August 20, 2021 at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship
Justin Thornton died in a match against Dillon Cleckler on August 20, 2021, at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

His sudden demise came as a shock to many people. Justin’s fans even paid tribute to him on their respective social media accounts. The news of his death was first confirmed on October 05, 2021, by Dave Feldman (BKFC President).

Justin Thornton Biography (Age, Birthday & Education)

Justin Thornton was born on December 07, 1982

Justin Thornton Biodata – This MMA athlete was born in 1983 in the United States of American. In 2020, Justin Thornton celebrated his 38th birthday on December 7th. He was about to turn 39 years old in the coming months but unfortunately, he died of serious injuries after an MMA fight against Dillon Cleckler.

He belonged to the Sagittarius sun sign which is one of the powerful fire signs. He finished his primary as well as secondary education from a local school. There are no details about his college studies.

Justin Thornton Wiki / BIO

Full Real Name Justin Thornton.
In the news for died in hospital after Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
Date of Birth December 07, 1982.
Age (as of 2021) 38 years old.
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius.
Date of Death October 04, 2021.
Cause of Death Fatal injuries.
Profession Athlete and MMA Fighter.
Place of Birth The United States of America.
Nationality American.
Religion Christainity. 
Ethnicity Multiracial.
Parents Mom – Mrs. Thornton.
Dad –
Mr. Thornton.
Siblings Sis – Unknown.
Bro –
Not available.
Highest Qualification Graduate.
School Public School.
Alma mater Unknown.
Marital State Married.
Spouse Amber Willard.
Girlfriend None.
Residence The United States of America.
Net worth $2 million USD – $2.5 million USD (as of 2021)

Justin Thornton Family (Father, Mother & Ethnicity)

Justin Thornton Wiki & Biography

Justin Thornton Wiki:- Thornton’s father and mother always supported him in his life. He comes from a well-settled American family. But I was not able to retrieve any further information about Thornton family members. He belonged to a multiracial ethnicity and was of American nationality.

Father Name Mr. Thornton.
Mother Name Mrs. Thornton.
Sister Unknown.
Brother Will update.

Justin Thornton Career, Profession & Lifestyle

In his successful career, Justin Thornton worked as a seasoned mixed martial artist. If you look at his records then you will find out that he fought 24 professional MMA fights.

This athlete competed against many UFC veterans including Michael Lombardo, Walt Harris, Chase Sherman, etc. Last year in 2020, Justin became part of the Titan FC COO’s suicide and PTSD awareness campaign. He fought against Lex McMahon (fellow MMA fighter) in November 2020.

On August 20, 2021, Justin Thornton competed against Dillon Cleckler at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. As per the reports, Justin was not able to stand against him for a very long time. He was knocked out during the match. Later, he was admitted to the hospital where he was paralyzed.

Justin Thornton fought against Dillon Cleckler on August 20, 2021, whcih took his life on October 04, 2021

His doctors confirmed that this MMA fighter needed assistance breathing in order to live. Justin also suffered lung and spinal cord infections.

Justin Thornton Net Worth / Income / Wealth

  • He worked as an athlete and mixed martial arts all his life.
  • He participated in almost 24 professional fights and Justin held 6-18 records.
  • As per the source, Thornton earned a salary of $147,000 USD per annum approximately. 
  • As of 2021, Justin Thornton’s estimated Net worth was around $2 million – $2.5 million USD.

Justin Thornton’s Wife, Girlfriend Name & Personal Life

This personality was in a relationship with his wife named Amber Willard. After his sudden death, she released a statement where she said that her boyfriend was an excellent spirit who was a very funny person in nature. Amber and her family members were devastated after hearing the news of Justin Thornton’s death.

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Justin Thornton died on October 04, 2021, after suffering major injuries
Justin Thornton died on October 04, 2021, after suffering major injuries

I was not able to get any further details about his marriage’s date and venue. I will surely update you more about his wife and kids in the coming days.

Marital Status Married.
Girlfriend None.
Spouse / Wife Amber Willard.
Children Son – will update.
Daughter –

Justin Thornton Height, Weight & Body Appearance

Justin Thornton Wiki, Bio & Age
Build Fit.
Body Measurements 44-34-38.
Bicep Size 16 in.
Shoe Size 9 US.
Eye Color Dark Brown. 
Height (approx.) In Feet Inches: 6′ 1″
In Meters: 1.88 m
In Centimetres: 188 cm
Tattoos Yes, many.
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms: 80 kg.
In Pounds: 176 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown.

6 Quick Facts About Justin Thornton

  • He used to spend his free time with his family and wife.
  • Apart from this, Thornton was also very fond of traveling and because of his job, he used to visit different parts of the United States of America.
  • It is said that Dillon Cleckler killed Justin accidentally in his debut match at the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
  • This athlete was not very fond of using social media accounts. He had no profile on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
  • Justin trained in the gym almost every day. 
  • His diet was very strict which mainly included high protein.

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