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"Mean"

Hakeem Dawodu

Featherweight Division • 12-1-1 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Fight Win Streak
  • 7
    Wins by Knockout
  • 3
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 47% 47%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
181
Sig. Strikes Attempted
385
Grappling accuracy 0% 0%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
1
5.91
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.19
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
63
%
Sig. Str. Defense
88
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
10:13
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
172 (95%)
Clinch
9 (5%)
Ground
0 (0%)

Sig. Str. by target

44% 80 Head 24% 43 Body 32% 58 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
7 (70%)
DEC
3 (30%)
SUB
0 (0%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Calgary, Canada
Age
29
Height
68.00
Weight
145.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 17, 2018
Reach
73.50
Leg reach
40.50
Q & A

TRAINING: Pad work, grappling, weights, shadow boxing, sparring 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting nine years ago to get off probation and anger management so I could get off house arrest when I was a teenager. 

What ranks and titles have you held? 2012 IFMA World MT Championships 63.5kg Bronze Medalist, 2012 PAMU Light Welterweight MT Champion, 2011 TBA World Classic MT Champion, 2011 IKF World Lightwelterweight MT Champion, 2010 WKA North American Lightwelterweight MT Champion, 2010 IKF World Classic Welterweight Champion MT Champion, 2010 CMTC-A Team Canada Superlightweight MT Champion, 2010 WKA Canadian Superlightweight MT Champion, 2010 IFMA World Muay Thai Championships 63.5kg Gold Medalist, 2014 WMC Welterweight Intercontinental MT Champion

Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali, James Toney, Sugar Ray Robinson 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything and I will become a champion in the future.

What was your job before you started fighting? A little bit of construction 

Favorite Striking technique: Knockout technique 

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 02: (L-R) Hakeem Dawodu of Canada punches Julio Arce in their featherweight bout during the UFC 244 event at Madison Square Garden on November 02, 2019 in New York City.