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Dalcha Lungiambula

Middleweight Division

11-6-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Dalcha Lungiambula

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Learn more about Dalcha Lungiambula's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

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Place of Birth
Kinshasa City, Congo - Kinshasa
Trains at
Sanford MMA
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jun. 29, 2019
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2014

  • Five wins by KO, one by submission (Armbar)

  • Three first round finishes

  • Has won seven of his last 12

  • Origin of nickname: “Since starting judo at eight years old, I always won and was called ‘Champion.’”

UFC 282 (12/10/22) Lungiambula was stopped by Edmen Shahbazyan via strikes at 4:41 of the second round 

UFC on ABC (7/16/22) Lungiambula was knocked out by Punahele Soriano at :28 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (3/12/22) Lungiambula was submitted by Cody Brundage via guillotine choke at 3:41 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Lungiambula lost a three round unanimous decision to Marc-Andre Barriault

UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Lungiambula won a three round unanimous decision over Markus Perez

UFC Fight Night (11/9/19) Lungiambula was knocked out by Magomed Ankalaev at :29 of the third round

UFC on ESPN (6/29/19) Lungiambula stopped Dequan Townsend via strikes at :42 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? Eight years old, when my father bought me my first gi. Then I started judo.

What ranks and titles have you held? Second degree black belt in judo, National judo champion in DRC and member of the National DRC judo team 2007, EFC undisputed light heavyweight and heavyweight champion (African Pro MMA Circuit)

Do you have any heroes? God is my hero.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is a dream come true. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Refrigeration repair.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Dragon Legends title holder 2012

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Voted Most Exciting EFC Athlete in 2017/2018. EFC Athlete of the year in 2018/2019

Favorite grappling technique: Morote Seo nage

Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut