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Middleweight Division

Not Fighting

"Bad Boy"

Hu Yaozong

Middleweight Division

3-3-0 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

Hu Yaozong

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Gansu, China
Trains at
Team Hu
Fighting style
Striker
Age
26
Height
75.00
Weight
186.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 25, 2017
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
44.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Two wins by KO, one by submission (guillotine)
     
  • One first round finish
     
  • UFC middleweight debut
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It’s from a cartoon character”

 

UFC History

UFC 267 (10/30/21) Hu was submitted by Andre Petroski via arm triangle choke at 4:46 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (11/24/18) Hu lost a three-round unanimous decision to Rashad Coulter
UFC Fight Night (11/25/17) Hu was submitted by Cyril Asker via rear naked choke at 2:33 of the second round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started Greco when I was young and transitioned to MMA when I was 19. I fight because I love it.
Do you have any heroes? Wanderlei Silva
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It represents the highest honor for me to fight in the UFC, and it means I get a chance to perform on the highest-level stage of MMA in the world. I’m so honored.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a Greco-Roman wrestler.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition: 2011 and 2012, Gansu Provincial Greco-Roman silver medalist
Favorite grappling technique? Standing guillotine choke
Favorite Striking technique? High kick