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"Psycho"

Denys Bondar

16-4-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

9

Wins by Submission

3

Wins by Decision

Denys Bondar

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Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Fighting style
MMA
Age
30
Height
66.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Jan. 01, 2021
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Four wins by KO, nine by submission (4 RNC, 3 armbar, 2 arm triangle)
     
  • 10 first-round finishes
     
  • Has won 10 of his last 11
     
  • Five wins in under two minutes

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (2/5/22) Bondar was stopped by Malcolm Gordon via TKO (strikes) at 1:22 of the first round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started nine years ago. I wanted to be the best. And now I am on my way to the top; I will come for that title!
What ranks and titles have you held? In 2019 I won the Gamma Amateur World Championship at bantamweight. It is the biggest amateur tournament in Asia, hosted by ONE
Do you have any heroes? My mom is my hero.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be a UFC fighter and become the first Ukrainian flyweight champion is my dream and my goal. I came into this sport because of that.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I went to University and got my degree in physical education and sports.
What was your job before you started fighting? I used to work at a general education school as a gym teacher.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? As an amateur I was champion of Ukraine and in 2019 won the Gamma World Championship in Singapore 
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? WWFC Flyweight champion 
Favorite grappling technique: Freestyle Wrestling
Favorite Striking technique: Muay Thai Clinching Techniques