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Serhiy Sidey

Bantamweight Division

10-2-0 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Serhiy Sidey

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine
Fighting style
Freestyle
Age
27
Height
71.00
Weight
135.00
Octagon Debut
Jan. 20, 2024
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
40.50
  • Pro since 2018
     
  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (triangle)
     
  • Four first-round finishes
     
  • Owns first-round TKO win over UFC vet Walel Watson in March 2023
     
  • Reported 4-2 amateur record

UFC 297 (1/20/24) Sidey lost a three round split decision to Ramon Taveras 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode five (9/5/23) Sidey stopped Ramon Taveras via strikes at 2:26 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training right before high school. I was getting bullied and wanted to build self-confidence. 

What ranks and titles have you held?4-time BFL champion (British Columbia), BTC fight champion (Ontario)

Do you have any heroes? My coaches Gavin Hesson and Lyndon Whitlock 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means that I’m on the right path to become the best in the world and to test my skills against the best in the world. Also, it’s the place to build my brand and make money to set up my family and loved ones for life. 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I studied Criminal Justice at the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Snowboarding instructor 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Rage in the Cage 150-lb champ 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce choke 

Favorite Striking technique: Headkick