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Shane Young

Featherweight Division

13-8-0 (W-L-D)


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Shane Young

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

Ciudad natal
Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Trenes en
City Kickboxing
Estilo de lucha
Debut del octágono
Nov. 18, 2017
Alcance de la pierna
  • Pro since 2012

  • Six wins by KO, four by submission (3 RNC, 1 undisclosed choke)

  • Has won seven of his last 12

  • Had 4-0 amateur record

UFC 293 (9/9/23) Young was submitted by Gabriel Miranda via neck crank at :59 of the first round 

UFC 284 (2/11/23) Young lost a three round unanimous decision to Blake Bilder 

UFC 260 (3/27/21) Young lost a three round unanimous decision to Omar Morales

UFC 253 (9/27/20) Young was knocked out by Ludovit Klein at 1:16 of the first round

UFC 234 (2/10/19) Young won a three round unanimous decision over Austin Arnett

UFC Fight Night (6/23/18) Young stopped Rolando Dy via strikes at 4:40 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (11/18/17) Young lost a three round unanimous decision to Alexander Volkanovski

TRAINING: 7 days a week in the gym, ranging from 3-6 hours per day. It’s not an easy life, but it's a good life.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I had my first amateur fight in 2011. I wrestled in high school and it seemed like a natural progression.

Do you have any heroes? Robel Hailu – a great Ethiopian humanitarian and philanthropist who also dabbles in MMA training.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?  I set the goal of reaching the UFC early in my career and this is the culmination of years of hard work.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a qualified builder and a foreman at Bridge City Building Co.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ blue belt

Favorite grappling technique: Reverse de la Riva - Kiss of the Dragon

Favorite Striking technique: Half 2