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Welterweight Division

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"White Lion"

Yohan Lainesse

Welterweight Division

8-1-0 (W-L-D)

6

Wins by Knockout

5

First Round Finishes

Yohan Lainesse

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Varennes, Canada
Fighting style
Striker
Age
29
Height
71.00
Weight
169.00
Octagon Debut
Apr. 30, 2022
Reach
75.50
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2018
     
  • Six wins by KO
     
  • Five first-round finishes

UFC History 
UFC on ESPN
(4/30/22) Lainesse was stopped by Gabe Green via strikes at 4:02 of the second round 

DWCS 5
Episode 10
(11/2/21) Lainesse knocked out Justin Burlinson at 1:37 of the first round

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting?
Four years ago
What ranks and titles have you held? Ranking # 6 Canada and # 2 Quebec and # 3 Pennsylvania
Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? My dream come true.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Professional Study diploma
What was your job before you started fighting? Boxing coach, trainer
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Amateur welterweight champion of organization Fight Quest in Kanawakee, Qc Canada
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Cage Fury welterweight champion in 2021
Favorite grappling technique: Double leg
Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee