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Peso welter Division

Activo

"Bang Bang"

Chidi Njokuani

Peso welter Division

23-10-0 (W-L-D)

14

Victorias por nocaut

1

Gana por Sumisión

10

Primeros acabados redondos

Chidi Njokuani

Récord del Atleta

Info

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

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Dallas, United States
Estilo de lucha
MMA
Años
35
Alto
75.00
Peso
194.40
Debut del octágono
Feb. 5, 2022
Alcance
80.00
Alcance de la pierna
45.00
  • Pro since 2007

     
  • 14 wins by KO, one by submission (guillotine)

     
  • 10 first-round finishes

     
  • Has won five of his last eight

     
  • Owns wins over UFC vets Alan Jouban (2011), Gilbert Smith (2015), Max Griffin (2015), Ricky Rainey (2015), Melvin Guillard (2017)

     
  • Also faced UFC vets Jorge Lopez, Brandon Thatch, Jeremy Kimball, Chris Heatherly, John Salter

     
  • Younger brother of UFC / WEC vet Anthony Njokuani

UFC on ESPN (3/30/24) Njokuani won a three round split decision over Rhys McKee 

UFC Fight Night (8/26/23) Njokuani was stopped by Michal Oleksiejczuk via strikes at 4:16 of the first round 

UFC on ESPN (3/25/23) Njokuani lost a three round split decision to Albert Duraev

UFC Fight Night (9/17/22) Njokuani was stopped by Gregory Rodrigues via strikes at 1:27 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (5/21/22) Njokuani knocked out Dusko Todorovic at 4:48 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/5/22) Njokuani knocked out Marc-Andre Barriault at :16 of the first round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5 

Episode two (9/7/21) Njokuani stopped Mario Sousa via strikes at 1:35 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? Probably about 2000; my brother introduced me to combat sports.



What titles have you held? Tachi Palace Middleweight Champion



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true; finally, an opportunity to showcase my skills on the biggest stage in MMA



What was your job before you started fighting? I had all kinds of odd jobs because I was pretty young at the time.



Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt and 22 years of Muay Thai training



Favorite grappling technique: Standing back up



Favorite Striking technique: Head kick