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Ligero Division

Activo

"Bonecrusher"

Marc Diakiese

Ligero Division

16-5-0 (W-L-D)

6

Victorias por nocaut

6

Primeros acabados redondos

Marc Diakiese

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

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
República Democrática del Congo
Trenes en
Team Diakiese
Estilo de lucha
Freestyle
Años
29
Alto
70.00
Peso
156.00
Debut del octágono
Oct. 09, 2016
Alcance
73.00
Alcance de la pierna
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Six wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
     
  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Has won four of his last six
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • Last two pre-UFC victories ended by knockout in a combined 60 seconds.
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It was given to me by a friend in my early fights. I crush opponents.”

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(7/23/22) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Damir Hadzovic 
UFC on ESPN (3/26/22) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Viacheslav Borshchev
UFC Fight Night (11/13/21) Diakiese was submitted by Rafael Alves via guillotine choke at 1:48 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (7/19/20) Diakiese lost a three round unanimous decision to Rafael Fiziev
UFC Fight Night (9/28/19) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Lando Vannata
UFC Fight Night (3/16/19) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Joe Duffy
UFC Fight Night (7/22/18) Diakiese lost a three round unanimous decision to Nasrat Haqparast
UFC 219 (12/30/17) Diakiese was submitted by Dan Hooker via guillotine choke at :42 of the third round
TUF 25 Finale (7/7/17) Diakiese lost a three round split decision to Drakkar Klose
UFC Fight Night (3/18/17) Diakiese knocked out Teemu Packalen at :30 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (12/9/16) Diakiese won a three round unanimous decision over Frankie Perez
UFC 204 (10/8/16) Diakiese stopped Lukasz Sajewski via strikes at 4:40 of the second round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I first started doing MMA back in 2010 but didnt really understand what it was. I walked into a local gym and it kinda rolled on from there.  
What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time Lonsdale Champion, BJJ Purple belt & numerous amateur titles. 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This means the world to me. It is a dream come true. Now I want to be the champion.
What was your job before you started fighting? Working on the railways.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 9-0 as an amateur and won three British titles.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Bamma champion and undefeated
Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke
Favorite Striking technique: Double Jab/Right hand