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Hakeem Dawodu

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13-2-1 (W-L-D)

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Fight Win Streak

7

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Decision

Hakeem Dawodu

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

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Calgary, Canadá
Equipe
Champions Creed MMA
Estilo de luta
Muay Thai
Idade
29
Altura
172.72
Peso
65.75
Estreia no UFC
17.03.18
Envergadura
186.69
Alcance das pernas
102.87

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Has won seven of his last eight and five in a row
     
  • Seven wins by KO
     
  • Two first round finishes
     
  • Last pre-UFC fight was March 2017 win over UFC vet Steven Siler
     
  • Avenged draw with Marat Magomedov via KO
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It came from my amateur days in Muay Thai because I was really aggressive and knocked people out.”

UFC History 

UFC 253 (9/27/20) Dawodu won a three round split decision over Zubaira Tukhugov
UFC 244 (11/2/19) Dawodu won a three round split decision over Julio Arce
UFC 240 (7/27/19) Dawodu stopped Yoshinori Horie via strikes at 4:09 of the third round
UFC 231 (12/8/18) Dawodu won a three round split decision over Kyle Bochniak
UFC on FOX (7/28/18) Dawodu won a three round unanimous decision over Austin Arnett
UFC Fight Night (3/17/18) Dawodu was submitted by Danny Henry via guillotine choke at :39 of the first round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting 11 years ago to get off probation and anger management so I could get off house arrest when I was a teenager. 
What ranks and titles have you held? Amateur
2012 IFMA World MT Championships 63.5kg Bronze Medalist
2012 PAMU Light Welterweight MT Champion
2011 TBA World Classic MT Champion
2011 IKF World Lightwelterweight MT Champion
2010 WKA North American Lightwelterweight MT Champion
2010 IKF Worl Classic Welterweight Champion MT Champion
2010 CMTC-A Team Canada Superlightweight MT Champion
2010 WKA Canadian Superlightweight MT Champion
2010 IFMA World Muay Thai Championships 63.5kg Gold Medalist
Pro 
2014 WMC Welterweight Intercontinental MT Champion
Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali, James Toney, Sugar Ray Robinson 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
It means everything and I will become a champion in the future.
What was your job before you started fighting? A little bit of construction 
Favorite Striking technique:
Knockout technique