John
Makdessi
12-4-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 10 fights.
Record: 12-4-0
Summary: Well-rounded

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Bull
From: Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
Fights Out Of: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Age: 30
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1088
49% Successful
533
Types of Successful Strikes
0
533
89% Standing
477
31
25
Striking Defense
73
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
87
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
John Makdessi
UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor
Dec 12, 2015
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Loss
John Makdessi
May 23, 2015
71
72
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
John Makdessi
Apr 25, 2015
47
25
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
John Makdessi
Feb 1, 2014
61
40
0
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
John Makdessi
Sep 21, 2013
20
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
John Makdessi
Mar 16, 2013
86
51
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
John Makdessi
Nov 17, 2012
63
84
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
John Makdessi
Apr 21, 2012
39
73
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
John Makdessi
Dec 10, 2011
0
20
0
1
0
1
0
2
R1 Submission
Win
John Makdessi
Apr 30, 2011
50
25
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
John Makdessi
Dec 11, 2010
19
74
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

Training: Training two times a day - very intense sessions. I’ve been saving some tricks up my sleeves and hopefully I can showcase them this fight.
 
When and why did you start training for fighting? Started at 6 yrs old at Tae Kwon Do , At age 17  started karate and kickboxing, and then MMA began at 22 yrs old.

What ranks and titles have you held? Junior Olympics in Tae Kwon Do (gold)--- WKA Gold in Karate Kickboxing --- 2006 Eastern Canadian Championship in Kickboxing and USKBA world championship (gold)

Do you have any heroes? My brother, Dave, and inspiring people like Cro Cop and Bruce Lee and Fedor.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means so much to me that I’m willing to sacrifice my life for this.

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

What was your job before you started fighting? Working at a restaurant as a cook.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in Karate (kickboxing discipline)(shotokan)

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine

Favorite striking technique: Kicks
• Trained by Georges St-Pierre trainer Firas Zahabi
 
• Nine wins by KO, four by decision
 
• Decisioned WEC vet Bendy Casimir in most recent pre-UFC fight in September 2010
 
• Five first round finishes
 
• Has won four of his last six

Career

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