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"The Baltic Gladiator"

Modestas Bukauskas

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15-6-0 (W-L-D)

9

Vitórias por nocaute

2

Vitórias por finalização

6

Vitórias no 1º round

Modestas Bukauskas

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Learn more about Modestas Bukauskas' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Klaipeda, Lituânia
Estilo de luta
Kickboxer
Idade
30
Altura
75.00
Peso
205.50
Estreia no UFC
15.07.20
Envergadura
76.00
Alcance das pernas
42.00
  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Nine wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)
     
  • Has won nine of his last 12 and two in a row
     
  • 2-0 since last UFC appearance
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • Has finished 11 of his last 12 wins

UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Bukauskas was stopped by Khalil Rountree Jr. via strikes at 2:30 of the second round

UFC 260 (3/27/21) Bukauskas lost a three round split decision to Michal Oleksiejczuk

UFC Fight Night (10/17/20) Bukauskas was knocked out by Jimmy Crute at 2:01 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (7/15/20) Bukauskas stopped Andreas Michailidis via strikes at 5:00 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? Five years old. Dad was ex-Soviet Union no holds barred heavyweight champion, so naturally he passed on that knowledge to me. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Amateur WCMMA light heavyweight belt, Pro FSC British light heavyweight title, pro Cage Warriors world light heavyweight champion. 

Do you have any heroes? My dad and Jon Jones 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be in the UFC has always been my dream since I started fighting. It’s also been my dream to become classed as the best in the world in something, and I have the power to do that now fighting in the biggest organization in the world. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Personal Training, Mobile Phone exchange shop 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt GCSD, black belt Karate 

Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke 

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning hook kick