Hakeem Dawodu - Official UFC® Profile
Hakeem
Dawodu
7-0-1( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 7-0-1
Summary: Muay Thai, kickboxing

Fighter Info

Nickname: Mean
From: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Fights Out Of: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Age: 26
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )
Reach 73"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
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3
100% Successful
3
Types of Successful Strikes
0
3
100% Standing
3
Striking Defense
60
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Grappling

Total Takedowns
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0
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0
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Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
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0
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Takedown Defense
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The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Hakeem Dawodu
UFC Fight Night: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2
Jul 28, 2018
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Loss
Hakeem Dawodu
Mar 17, 2018
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1
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R1 Submission

Biography

 

Thoughts on opponent, Danny Henry? He seems durable, but we will see.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting nine years ago to get off probation and anger management so I could get off house arrest when I was a teenager. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Amateur

2012 IFMA World MT Championships 63.5kg Bronze Medalist

2012 PAMU Light Welterweight MT Champion

2011 TBA World Classic MT Champion

2011 IKF World Lightwelterweight MT Champion

2010 WKA North American Lightwelterweight MT Champion

2010 IKF Worl Classic Welterweight Champion MT Champion

2010 CMTC-A Team Canada Superlightweight MT Champion

2010 WKA Canadian Superlightweight MT Champion

2010 IFMA World Muay Thai Championships 63.5kg Gold Medalist

Pro 

2014 WMC Welterweight Intercontinental MT Champion

Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali, James Toney, Sugar Ray Robinson 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything and I will become a champion in the future.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? A little bit of construction 

Favorite Striking technique: Knockout technique 

 
• Pro since 2014

• On two fight winning streak

• Six wins by KO, one by submission

• Two first round finishes

• Coming off March 2017 win over UFC vet Steven Siler

• Avenged draw with Marat Magomedov via KO

• Origin of nickname: “It came from my amateur days in Muay Thai because I was really aggressive and knocked people out.”

Career

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