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"Da Last Samurai"
Louis Smolka
Bantamweight Division • 16-7-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 7
    Wins by Knockout
  • 7
    Wins by Submission
  • 2
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 46% 46%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
594
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1288
Grappling accuracy 34% 34%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
13
Takedowns Attempted
44
4.25
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.62
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.61
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
2.04
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
52
%
Sig. Str. Defense
31
%
Takedown Defense
0.21
Knockdown Ratio
09:59
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
335 (56%)
Clinch
63 (11%)
Ground
196 (33%)

Sig. Str. by target

69% 411 Head 25% 147 Body 6% 36 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
7 (44%)
DEC
2 (13%)
SUB
7 (44%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Smolka vs Kenney

    Round
    1
    Time
    3:03
    Method
    SUB
  • Win

    Smolka vs MacDonald

    Round
    1
    Time
    4:43
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Smolka vs Schnell

    Round
    1
    Time
    3:18
    Method
    SUB

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Honolulu, United States
Trains at
Hawaii Elite MMA - Hawaii
Age
29
Height
69.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Jan. 15, 2014
Reach
68.50
Leg reach
37.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in martial arts at a very young age, first with karate at the age of five.  I have always loved fighting and it has always been my passion.  Something about it just captured my imagination from a very young age

Do you have any heroes? Russell Doane, Ron Jhun, BJ Penn, Fedor Emelianenko, Jose Aldo

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me. I have wanted to make my living fighting ever since I was a kid and I have wanted to be a UFC fighter ever since I first watched it, so to actually have my dreams come to fruition is an amazing feeling.  

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to community college, but I dropped out my sophomore year to pursue fighting full-time.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked as a mascot for Papa John’s and as a dishwasher for a sushi restaurant 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? X-1 World events 135lb amateur champion, Destiny MMA fight of the night winner
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? PXC Flyweight World Champion, 3x Fight of the Night winner
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Junior Brown Belt in Kempo Karate, Brown Belt in Judo
Favorite grappling technique: D'arce Choke
Favorite Striking technique: Jab