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Welterweight Division

Not Fighting

"Sagat"

David Zawada

Welterweight Division

17-7-0 (W-L-D)

11

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

1

First Round Finishes

David Zawada

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Dusseldorf, Germany
Trains at
UFD Gym Dusseldorf
Fighting style
MMA
Age
32
Height
72.00
Weight
170.50
Octagon Debut
Jul. 22, 2018
Reach
75.00
Leg reach
41.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2010
     
  • 11 wins by KO, four by submission (Triangle, RNC, 2 guillotine)
     
  • Ten first round finishes
     
  • Has won six of his last nine
     
  • Owns wins over UFC vets Andreas Stahl and Maciej Jewtuszko

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Zawada lost a three-round unanimous decision to Alex Morono
UFC on ABC (1/16/21) Zawada lost a three round split decision to Ramazan Emeev
UFC Fight Night (11/9/19) Zawada submitted Abubakar Nurmagomedov via triangle choke at 2:50 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Zawada was knocked out by Li Jingliang at 4:07 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (7/22/18) Zawada lost a three round split decision to Danny Roberts

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2009 and started training in 2010. My brother took me to the sport.
What ranks and titles have you held? 2nd ranked in Germany at welterweight, ISKA Champ, Respect FC champ, Shooto champ (all at WW), NAGA champ (grappling at middleweight in the expert division).
Do you have any heroes? My brother Martin Zawada and my father.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Everything. This is why I do this sport. 
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated in Germany and finished as a trainee in office management. 
What was your job before you started fighting? Car expert 
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook-right straight