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"Mr. Highlight"

Ludovit Klein

Lightweight Division

19-4-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

8

Wins by Submission

9

First Round Finishes

Ludovit Klein

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Nove Zamky, Slovakia
Fighting style
Boxing
Age
27
Height
67.00
Weight
155.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 26, 2020
Reach
72.50
Leg reach
41.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Eight wins by KO, eight by submission (2 RNC, triangle, 3 guillotine, 2 armbar)
     
  • Has won 10 of his last 12
     
  • Last pre-UFC bout was February 2020 win (TKO1) over UFC vet Lukasz Sajewski
     
  • Nine first round finishes

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(7/23/22) Klein won a three round unanimous decision over Mason Jones 
UFC 272 (3/5/22) Klein won a three round split decision over Devonte Smith 
UFC Fight Night (10/16/21) Klein was submitted by Nate Landwehr via anaconda choke at 2:22 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (5/8/21) Klein lost a three round unanimous decision to Michael Trizano
UFC 253 (9/26/20) Klein knocked out Shane Young at 1:16 of the first round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was 12, I started with boxing because I always had a passion for fighting sports.
What ranks and titles have you held? I’m No. 1 in Czech-Slovak rankings. I’m also No. 2 of Eastern Europe. I have no titles yet.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My biggest dream came true, and I’m proud to be the first Slovakian in the UFC.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I just went to elementary and high school.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was working on the doors at the clubs.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Slovak National Champion in boxing and MMA
Favorite grappling technique: Triangle choke
Favorite Striking technique: Head kick