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"Bonecrusher"

Marc Diakiese

Lightweight Division

16-6-0 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

6

First Round Finishes

Marc Diakiese

athlete record

Event Results

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Congo - Kinshasa
Trains at
Team Diakiese
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
29
Height
70.00
Weight
156.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 09, 2016
Reach
73.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Six wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
     
  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Has won four of his last seven
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • Last two pre-UFC victories ended by knockout in a combined 60 seconds.
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by a friend in my early fights. I crush opponents.”

UFC on ESPN (12/3/22) Diakiese lost a three round unanimous decision to Michael Johnson

UFC Fight Night (7/23/22) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Damir Hadzovic

UFC on ESPN (3/26/22) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Viacheslav Borschev

UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) Diakiese was submitted by Rafael Alves via guillotine choke at 1:48 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (7/19/20) Diakiese lost a three round unanimous decision to Rafael Fiziev

UFC Fight Night (9/28/19) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Lando Vannata

UFC Fight Night (3/16/19) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Joe Duffy

UFC Fight Night (7/22/18) Diakiese lost a three round unanimous decision to Nasrat Haqparast

UFC 219 (12/30/17) Diakiese was submitted by Dan Hooker via guillotine choke at :42 of the third round

TUF 25 Finale (7/7/17) Diakiese lost a three round split decision to Drakkar Klose

UFC Fight Night (3/18/17) Diakiese knocked out Teemu Packalen at :30 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (12/9/16) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Frankie Perez

UFC 204 (10/8/16) Diakiese stopped Lukasz Sajewski via strikes at 4:40 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I first started doing MMA back in 2010 but didnt really understand what it was. I walked into a local gym and it kinda rolled on from there.  

What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time Lonsdale Champion, BJJ Purple belt & numerous amateur titles. 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This means the world to me. It is a dream come true. Now I want to be the champion.

What was your job before you started fighting? Working on the railways.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 9-0 as an amateur and won three British titles.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Bamma champion and undefeated

Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke

Favorite Striking technique: Double Jab/Right hand