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"The Moroccan Devil"

Youssef Zalal

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10-5-1 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

2

First Round Finishes

Youssef Zalal

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Informações

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

Status
Ativo
Cidade natal
Casablanca, Marrocos
Estilo de luta
Freestyle
Idade
25
Altura
177.8
Peso
68.02
Estreia no UFC
08.02.20
Envergadura
182.88
Alcance das pernas
99.06

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Two wins by KO, five by submission (2 Brabo choke, RNC, Armbar, Guillotine)
     
  • Has won four of his last seven
     
  • Two first round finishes

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(6/5/21) Zalal lost a three round split decision to Sean Woodson
UFC Fight Night (2/6/21) Zalal lost a three round unanimous decision to SeungWoo Choi
UFC Fight Night (10/11/20) Zalal lost a three round unanimous decision to Ilia Topuria
UFC Fight Night (8/8/20) Zalal won a three round unanimous decision over Peter Barrett
UFC on ESPN (6/27/20) Zalal won a three round unanimous decision over Jordan Griffin
UFC 247 (2/8/20) Zalal won a three round unanimous decision over Austin Lingo

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was 10 years old, because my mom wanted to stay out of trouble in Morocco 
What ranks and titles have you held? I’m the #5 featherweight in Colorado.
Do you have any heroes? My brother Hamza Zalal.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me. I get to show my country that dreams do come true.
What was your job before you started fighting? Landscaping 
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in jiu-jistu 
Favorite grappling technique: Chokes 
Favorite Striking technique: Rear side kick