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Light Heavyweight Division


"The Baltic Gladiator"

Modestas Bukauskas

Light Heavyweight Division

15-6-0 (W-L-D)


Victorias por nocaut


Gana por Sumisión


Primeros acabados redondos

Modestas Bukauskas

Récord del Atleta


Learn more about Modestas Bukauskas' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Ciudad natal
Klaipeda, Lithuania
Estilo de lucha
Debut del octágono
Jul. 15, 2020
Alcance de la pierna
  • Pro since 2015
  • Nine wins by KO, two by submission (2 RNC)
  • Has won 11 of his last 14 and four in a row
  • 2-0 between UFC appearances
  • Six first round finishes
  • Has finished 11 of his last 14 wins

UFC on ESPN (6/17/23) Bukauskas won a three round unanimous decision over Zac Pauga 

UFC 284 (2/11/23) Bukauskas won a three round unanimous decision over Tyson Pedro 

UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Bukauskas was stopped by Khalil Rountree Jr. via strikes at 2:30 of the second round

UFC 260 (3/27/21) Bukauskas lost a three round split decision to Michal Oleksiejczuk

UFC Fight Night (10/17/20) Bukauskas was knocked out by Jimmy Crute at 2:01 of the first round

UFC on ESPN (7/15/20) Bukauskas stopped Andreas Michailidis via strikes at 5:00 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? Five years old. Dad was ex-Soviet Union no holds barred heavyweight champion, so naturally he passed on that knowledge to me. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Amateur WCMMA light heavyweight belt, Pro FSC British light heavyweight title, pro Cage Warriors world light heavyweight champion. 

Do you have any heroes? My dad and Jon Jones 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To be in the UFC has always been my dream since I started fighting. It’s also been my dream to become classed as the best in the world in something, and I have the power to do that now fighting in the biggest organization in the world. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Personal Training, Mobile Phone exchange shop 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt GCSD, black belt Karate 

Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke 

Favorite Striking technique: Spinning hook kick