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Richie Quan His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!

Richie Quan His Record, Net Worth, Weight, Age & More!


Who Is Richie Quan?

Richie Quan is a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black belt under Luis Henrique Saldanha, Richie was promoted in 2016 by the Brazilian professor. Richie has trained extensively with the Cobrinha Alliance and Legion lineage for many Years. Richie achieved his Purple and Brown belts under Rodolfo Amaro from Johannesburg in the nation of South Africa. Richie has proficient skills in BJJ, Mixed Martial Arts, Kickboxing, Boxing, Wrestling, Strength and Conditioning, Tactical Weapons Training and Muay Thai. After a successful career of competitive fighting Richie Quan and Norman Wessels co-founded an academy called Fight Fit Militia where they created a successful team of EFC Champions. Later on Richie and Norman also co-founded Quan Wessels, where they have become the premier MMA club in Africa. Together they are creating a legacy of exceptional Mixed Martial Artists, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Grappling champions.

The Science Of Coaching by Richie Quan

In early 2006 Richie and Norman created a fight team called Fight Fit Militia as they embarked on a pathway to create Africa’s number one academy. With the rise of Fight Fit Militia in conjunction with Gracie Barra Sunnighill, Richie and Norman have created a reputation for being an academy for families and athletes alike. Richie has become a pioneer and paved the way in Africa by helping a multitude of athletes become professionals and giving them opportunities to train and compete in; Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling, Powerlifting, Olympic Lifting, Circus Acrobatics, Kettlebells, Functional Fitness and Mobility, Sport Specific Conditioning and Sports Massage Therapy.

With the success of their brand, the two eventually created Quan Wessels where they now offer extensive training in Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing,  Boxing and all kinds of functional fitness. Richie also offers private coaching with their Quan Wessels Sunninghill Acceleration Program that was designed by an experienced team of athletes within his academy. Their methods are all battle tested and utilise functional fitness training and different cultured Martial Arts practises. Richie is a professional when it comes to pad work, many high level athletes come to him from all over the world to soak in his knowledge of how to throw the focus mitts and the Thai pads. Richie has helped a multitude of professional fighters improve their striking abilities and overall MMA game.

Richie Quan has become Africa’s greatest Mixed Martial Arts coach, as he has taken outstanding fighters and pushed them to their greatest heights. One of his best coaching accomplishments was Cris Cyborg who has become a part of Richie Quan's academy and African camps. Richie spoke about how amazing it was to corner the worlds greatest female fighter on some of the worlds biggest stages like Bellator, UFC and Strikeforce. Richie has also trained athletes like; Don Madge, Costa Ioannou, Renato Sobral and Kevin Swanson. Before Richie was a Mixed Martial Arts coach he was heavily involved in Boxing, where he coached another one of his students, Boyd Allen to the WBA Pan African Championship in Boxing. 

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How Old Is Richie Quan?

Richie Quan was born in Gauteng Johannesburg, South Africa on October the 26th in 1985, he is currently 36 years of age.

Richie Quan's Exemplary Coaching Career!

Richie Quan began his coaching career in 2002 while living in California in the United States of America. Over the years he has trained many accomplished fighters like; Renato "Babalu" Sobral, Kimo Leopoldo, Justin Levens, Erick "Bad" Apple, Kevin "Cub" Swanson and the multiple World Jiu Jitsu Champion and phenom Marcio “Pe de Pano” Cruz. Richie has also guided many athletes to Extreme Fighting Championship title belts including dual champions; Norman Wessels (Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight) Garreth McLellan (2 x Middleweight) Demarte Pena (Bantamweight and Featherweight) and JP Buys (Flyweight and Bantamweight). He also coached single champions Costa Ioannou, Martin Van Staden, Don Madge, Boyd Allen and Igeu Kabasa. Richie is extremely proud of what he has created, taking 13 seasoned athletes and turning them into EFC Champions. Richie was awarded the Coach of the Year in the most recent EFC Worldwide Annual Awards, as he is widely considered one of the world’s best coaches. 

Richie also coached Boyd Allen in his triumph at the 2019 WBA Pan African Championship in Boxing. Richie's most notable coaching accomplishment came after he began coaching the world famous Cris Cyborg. Richie spoke about how she is pound for pound one of the best female fighters in the world, and after winning the Bellator Featherweight World Championship, he was honoured to sit in her corner. Among his many accreditations, Richie is also the former South African head coach for the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) Richie is also a referee for many local Jiu Jitsu competitions, as guiding many athletes from young to old Is one of his many passions.

How Much Is Richie Quan Worth?

Richie Quan has done exceptional work throughout his career as an international Mixed Martial Arts coach. Through the success of Fight Fit Militia and Quan Wessels academy, Richie has gained considerable wealth. Richie has cornered some of the greatest MMA athletes like Cris Cyborg, Kevin Swanson, Renato Sobral and Kimo Leopoldo. Richie has made a name for himself as a premier coach on the world stage of professional Mixed Martial Arts. With all of his avenues of income, Richie has a net worth of over two million dollars. With the success of his latest prodigy, Cris Cyborg, Richie is fast building an even more successful portfolio. Richie has also begun working with the premier distributor of Martial Arts instructionals, BJJ Fanatics. His video "The Science Of Coaching" is an in depth look into the fundamental principles involved with becoming a successful coach. His new video is available exclusively for purchase on

How Tall Is Richie Quan?

Richie Quan stands at 5 feet and 7 inches tall which is the equivalent of 170 centimetres.

How Much Does Richie Quan Weigh?

Richie Quan weighs in at 146 pounds which is the equivalent of 66 kilograms.

Richie Quan's Other Abilities?

Richie Quan has battle tested his outstanding abilities in Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing and Wrestling. He also has significant skills in coaching many different Martial Arts. Among his many known talents Richie is an exceptional marksman. His ability to use high grade weaponry is first class, as he is commonly found at the shooting range. Richie has become quite an accomplished shooter with his regimented training exercises that he practises with Bravo Tactical Africa and Deployed Concepts. Among his weapons training he also adopts tactical deploy training, working with helicopters and medivac personnel. Richie is extremely proud of his regimented tactical training, as he believes everybody should be able to protect themselves and aid in the help of others less fortunate.

Richie Quan's Record!

Richie Quan has become an exceptional Mixed Martial Arts coach, training some of the best fighters in the world. During his fight career Richie has lit up the cage with his MMA ferociousness. Richie has a Pro Mixed Martial Arts record of 7 wins and 0 losses, the unbeaten warrior is one of South Africa's best. As a coach Richie has accomplished many championship title wins including;

Norman "Chef" Wessels - won the Light Heavyweight and the Heavyweight EFC Championship title

Garreth "Soldier Boy" McLellan - won 2 x Middleweight EFC Championship titles

Costa Ioannou - won the Lightweight EFC Championship title

Martin "The Punisher" Van Staden - won the Lightweight EFC Championship title 

Don "Magic Man" Madge - won the Lightweight EFC Championship title

Boyd Allen - won the Featherweight EFC Championship title and the WBA Pan African Boxing Championship belt

Igeu Kabasa - won the Featherweight EFC Championship title 

Demarte "The Wolf"  Pena - won the Bantamweight and the Featherweight EFC Championship titles

JP Buys - won the Flyweight and the Bantamweight EFC Championship titles

Cris  Cyborg - won the Featherweight Bellator World Championship title

Richie has become a standout teacher in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. In 2019 he was awarded the distinguished honour of being the Coach of the Year at the recent EFC Worldwide Annual Awards.

Richie Quan's Injuries!

Richie Quan has had his fair share of injuries during his competitive career. He has also seen injuries happen to many of his students. Richie is a professional and prolific coach who always utilises proper strength and conditioning practises. Richie has a philosophy that involves self awareness and mental toughness. He is an avid professor of bullet proofing your body for combat. Richie has taught many of his students the right way to prepare the mind and the body for battle. 

Is Richie Quan Retired?

Richie Quan has been extremely successful in his competitive career. Although he has retired from the ferocity of cage fighting he is still extremely active as a coach. For nearly two decades now Richie has guided multiple athletes towards MMA Championship belts. Richie has become South Africa's most prolific teacher of Martial Arts, and with the success of his academy he is the number one choice for many aspiring athletes. Richie's dedication to Mixed Martial Arts has paved the way for many young athletes in search of becoming a champion.

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