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Charles Jourdain

Featherweight Division

15-7-1 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Charles Jourdain

athlete record

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

Place of Birth
Longueuil, Canada
Fighting style
Striker
Age
28
Height
69.00
Weight
158.00
Octagon Debut
May. 18, 2019
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Eight wins by KO, five by submission (2 RNC, 3 guillotine)
     
  • Has finished 13 of his 15 wins, five in the first round
     
  • Has won 10 of his last 17 (10-6-1), and four of his last seven
     
  • Green fight was at 155, Erosa fight was at catchweight of 150

UFC 297 (1/20/24) Jourdain lost a three round split decision to Sean Woodson

UFC Fight Night (9/23/23) Jourdain submitted Ricardo Ramos via guillotine choke at 3:12 of the first round 

UFC 288 (5/6/23) Jourdain won a three round unanimous decision over Kron Gracie 

UFC Fight Night (9/3/22) Jourdain lost a three round unanimous decision to Nathaniel Wood 

UFC on ABC (7/16/22) Jourdain lost a three round majority decision to Shane Burgos

UFC Fight Night (4/23/22) Jourdain submitted Lando Vannata via guillotine choke at 2:32 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (12/18/21) Jourdain won a three round unanimous decision over Andre Ewell

UFC Fight Night (9/4/21) Jourdain was submitted by Julian Erosa via D’Arce choke at 2:56 of the third round

UFC Fight Night (3/13/21) Jourdain stopped Marcelo Rojo via strikes at 4:31 of the third round

UFC on ESPN (10/4/20) Jourdain fought to a three round draw against Josh Culibao

UFC on ESPN (6/13/20) Jourdain lost a three round split decision to Andre Fili

UFC Fight Night (12/21/19) Jourdan stopped Dooho Choi via strikes at 4:32 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (5/18/19) Jourdain lost a three round unanimous decision to Desmond Green

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started fighting as an amateur in 2015 out of curiosity, but it quickly became a passion.

What ranks and titles have you held? I’m the current TKO world featherweight champion and the interim lightweight champion.

Do you have any heroes? Anthony Pettis; I love his fighting style!

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the biggest organization in the world; it tells I’m part of the elite and it’s a dream come true.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I was going to go to the police academy to become a police officer before starting my pro MMA career but put that on the shelf.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was doorman in a bar in my hometown and I was also giving Muay Thai privates.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? My amateur record was 8-2 and I was an amateur champion in Canada.

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in BJJ under Fabio Holanda

Favorite grappling technique: Power guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee