Stats & Records
Wins by Knockout
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
- Pro since 2014
- 12 wins by KO
- Four first round finishes
- Has won 10 of his last 15 and four of his last six
- Owns 2016 KO win over UFC vet Chris Heatherly
- Origin of nickname: “Mali Empire – ‘Mansa’ meaning king.”
UFC Fight Night (5/20/23) Buckley knocked out Andre Fialho at 4:15 of the second round
UFC 282 (12/10/22) Buckley was knocked out by Chris Curtis at 2:49 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (9/3/22) Buckley lost a three round unanimous decision to Nassourdine Imavov
UFC on ESPN (6/18/22) Buckley defeated Albert Duraev via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (2/19/22) Buckley won a three-round split decision over Abdul Razak Alhassan
UFC Fight Night (9/18/21) Buckley knocked out Antonio Arroyo at 2:26 of the third round
UFC on ABC (1/16/21) Buckley was knocked out by Alessio Di Chirico at 2:12 of the first round
UFC 255 (11/21/20) Buckley knocked out Jordan Wright at :18 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (10/10/20) Buckley knocked out Impa Kasanganay at 2:03 of the second round
UFC Fight Night (8/8/20) Buckley was stopped by Kevin Holland via strikes at :43 of the third round
When and why did you start training for fighting? 2012 – It’s something I always wanted to do.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Don’t know yet, but I am grateful for the opportunity.
What was your job before you started fighting? Simple jobs
Favorite grappling technique: Blast double
Favorite Striking technique: Jab