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Peso welter Division

Activo

"The Welsh Gangster"

Oban Elliott

Peso welter Division

10-2-0 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Oban Elliott

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Activo
Hometown
Stroud, Reino Unido
Fighting style
MMA
Age
26
Height
72.00
Weight
170.50
Octagon Debut
Feb. 17, 2024
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
41.00
  • Pro since 2019
     
  • Two wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, Kimura)
     
  • Four first-round finishes
     
  • On five-fight winning streak
     
  • Lost 2020 bout to UFC vet Michal Figlak
     
  • Reported 7-0 amateur record
     
  • Origin of nickname: “I got it by taking on anyone at any time at any weight!”

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 7

Episode three (8/22/23) Elliott won a three round majority decision over Kaik Brito

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training from the age of five; it’s all I’ve ever known. I kept up the training in honor of my late father, and it has now blossomed into a successful professional career.

What ranks and titles have you held? BMF European champ

Do you have any heroes? My grandfather, Ric Flair, Hulk Hogan, Brock Lesnar, Chael Sonnen, to name a few

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything I have gone through in my life has been worth it.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to the University of West England and secured a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management

What was your job before you started fighting? I still work as a Trackman on the Railway

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Three-time Cage Warriors Academy Champion

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? I have wins across lightweight, welterweight and middleweight. I am the embodiment of “anyone, anywhere, anytime.” Chael taught me that

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ

Favorite grappling technique: Elbow to the temple

Favorite Striking technique: Left hook to the jaw