Olivier
Aubin-Mercier
9-2-0W-L-D

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Quebec Kid
From: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Fights Out Of: Montreal, Quebec Canada
Age: 27
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )

Biography

TRAINING: I’m training six days out of seven, normally once or twice a day. Two times conditioning, two or three sparring sessions a week. 

Thoughts on opponent, Drew Dober? He’s a really good fighter. He’s got a big heart and looks really strong. I will have to be the smarter fighter in this fight.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I saw the first fight between GSP and Matt Hughes when I was learning English in Victoria. I was 17 at that time and I have been a fan of MMA since that day. I started training three or four years ago, when I wasn’t sure if I was joining the judo national team that year.

What ranks and titles have you held? TUF Nations finalist.

Do you have any heroes? GSP

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
The beginning of my dream

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to CEGEP for two years, studying Multimedia... I quit.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was doing some web design, was a private trainer and I was working in a coffee shop

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Judo - Two-time junior national champion, three-time senior national medalist. One year on the national team

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in judo, brown belt in BJJ, blue belt in Taekwondo

Favorite grappling technique: RNC

Favorite striking technique: Boxing

• Team Canada on TUF Nations

• Pro since 2011
 
• Eight of nine wins by submission (7 RNC, inverted triangle kimura)
 
• Five first round finishes
 
• Has won 4 of his last 5