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Ligero Division

Activo

"The Zulu Warrior "

Bolaji Oki

Ligero Division

9-1-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Bolaji Oki

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Brussels, Bélgica
Fighting style
MMA
Age
28
Height
70.00
Weight
168.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 10, 2024
Reach
73.00
Leg reach
41.00
  • Pro since 2018
     
  • Five wins by KO, one by submission (guillotine)
     
  • Four first round finishes
     
  • Lost pro debut, 9-0 since
     
  • Origin of nickname: “I’m half Zimbabwean and I have Zulu Blood in me. They were warriors well known with only spears and shields.” 

UFC Fight Night (2/10/24) Oki won a three round split decision over Timmy Cuamba 

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode four (8/29/23) Oki stopped Dylan Salvador via strikes at 2:46 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at 17 years old just to learn to fight because I love competition and I fell in love with the sport and never stopped since then.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time lightweight Atomic champion in Belgium 

Do you have any heroes? Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Israel Adesanya

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me. I’ve been training my whole life for this and now I finally have the chance to be in the UFC. It’s life changing for me. 

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked at Domino’s Pizza and gave lessons to the kids at my gym. I gave private lessons also.

Favorite Striking technique: Body shots, combinations finishing with a knockout counter.