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"The Moroccan Devil"

Youssef Zalal

Peso-pena Categoria

14-5-1 (W-L-D)

4

Vitórias por nocaute

7

Vitórias por finalização

5

Vitórias no 1º round

Youssef Zalal

Histórico do atleta

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
27
Altura
70.00
Peso
135.50
Estreia no UFC
08.02.20
Envergadura
72.00
Alcance das pernas
39.00

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