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Dana White's Contender Series

"The Last Ottoman"

Ibo Aslan

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13-1-0 (W-L-D)

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11

Vitórias no 1º round

Ibo Aslan

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

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Turquia
Estilo de luta
Striker
Idade
27
Altura
75.00
Peso
220.00
Estreia no UFC
30.03.24
Envergadura
77.50
Alcance das pernas
43.50
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • 13 wins by KO
     
  • On five-fight winning streak
     
  • 11 first-round finishes
     
  • Owns first-round KO win over UFC vet Amilcar Alves in 2022
     
  • Lone loss in 2020 to UFC and DWCS vet Anton Turkalj
     
  • Origin of nickname: “My Turkish ancestry.”

UFC on ESPN (3/30/24) Aslan knocked out Anton Turkalj at 1:32 of the third round 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode two (8/15/23) Aslan stopped Paulo Renato Junior via strikes at 2:22 of the first

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training for fighting at the age of 18. Before that, I used to play soccer, but I was looking for an individual sport where I can rely on myself. So I started with boxing training. It became boring, so I made the switch to MMA.

What ranks and titles have you held?

WFMC World Champion at LHW
AFC Austrian Champion at LHW
Ranked no. 12 in Western Europe at LHW (tapology)

Do you have any heroes? Gökhan Saki

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It makes me proud to represent my country Türkiye in the UFC. I want to become the 1st Turkish born UFC Champion. I want to put my country on the map and inspire all the young guys and girls. It would be a massive push for the MMA landscape in Türkiye.

What was your job before you started fighting? Car mechanic

Favorite grappling technique: Pinning and controlling

Favorite Striking technique: Left hook, right high kick