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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JUNE 09: Mirsad Bektic of Bosnia prepares to enter the Octagon prior to facing Ricardo Lamas in their featherweight fight during the UFC 225 event at the United Center on June 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Mirsad Bektic

Former Fighter • 13-4-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 7
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 42% 42%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
247
Sig. Strikes Attempted
591
Grappling accuracy 53% 53%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
17
Takedowns Attempted
51
2.43
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
1.80
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
3.98
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.44
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
58
%
Sig. Str. Defense
92
%
Takedown Defense
0.29
Knockdown Ratio
10:10
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
104 (42%)
Clinch
26 (11%)
Ground
117 (47%)

Sig. Str. by target

83% 205 Head 12% 29 Body 5% 13 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
7 (54%)
DEC
4 (31%)
SUB
2 (15%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Bektic vs Jackson

    Round
    3
    Time
    01:21
    Method
    SUB
  • Win

    Emmett vs Bektic

    Round
    1
    Time
    4:25
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Srebrenica, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Trains at
American Top Team ATT Coconut Creek, FL
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
31
Height
68.00
Weight
144.50
Octagon Debut
Apr. 19, 2014
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
40.00
Q & A

TRAINING: I train in the morning and night five days a week and once on Saturdays.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for fighting at the age of six, every day at school.

What ranks and titles have you held? Tristate Featherweight Champion

Do you have any heroes? Chuck Norris and Steven Seagal

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true

What was your job before you started fighting? Part-time server at a restaurant

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite striking technique: Left-right punch combo

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CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JUNE 09:  (L-R) Ricardo Lamas takes down Mirsad Bektic of Bosnia in their featherweight fight during the UFC 225 event at the United Center on June 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Image