Volkan
Oezdemir
13-1-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #5 Light Heavyweight
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 13-1-0
Summary: Power, versatility, work ethic

Fighter Info

From: Fribourg Switzerland
Fights Out Of: Coconut Creek, Florida United States
Age: 27
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
Reach 75"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
182
45% Successful
82
Types of Successful Strikes
0
82
87% Standing
13%
71
11
Striking Defense
60
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
1
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Volkan Oezdemir
UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira
May 28, 2017
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Win
Volkan Oezdemir
Feb 4, 2017
76
82
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split

Biography

TRAINING: 8am wake up / stretching / breakfast. 10am training until 12, always extra at the end. 1pm food / rest. 5pm back to the gym until 7pm.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I was visiting the Netherlands after I spent three months in Thailand to train for fun and to visit. And I started training at Golden Glory gym, where I met Alistair Overeem. He started helping me a lot and we became close. He took me everywhere for training while he was getting ready for his NYE fight. Then he asked me why I don't fight (I never thought of it) and that I should come back and he'll arrange an amateur fight for me. I came back did a full training camp with him while he was preparing for Remy Bonjasky until my fight. I won by KO and I loved it and that's how it started.

What ranks and titles have you held? WKN - Valhalla battle of the Vikings, tournament champion, Lions FC heavyweight champion 

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Now the real work can start.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? I owned a bar and was a personal trainer for a bit

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Few BJJ tournaments 

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? 5-0 in pro kickboxing 

Favorite grappling technique: Arm triangle 

Favorite Striking technique: Left hook-low kick 

 
  • Pro since 2010

 

  • Nine wins by KO, one by submission (kimura)

 

  • Ten first round finishes

 

  • On three fight winning streak

 

 

Career

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