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Maheshate

Lightweight Division

10-3-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

2

First Round Finishes

Maheshate

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Xinjiang, China
Fighting style
Boxing
Age
24
Height
72.00
Weight
169.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 11, 2022
Reach
71.50
Leg reach
41.50
  • Pro since 2019

     
  • Four wins by KO, one by submission (triangle choke)

     
  • Two first-round finishes

     
  • Has won seven of his last nine

UFC Fight Night (5/20/23) Maheshate was stopped by Viacheslav Borshchev via strikes at 2:37 of the second round 

UFC Fight Night (12/17/22) Maheshate lost a three round unanimous decision to Rafa Garcia 

UFC 275 (6/12/22) Maheshate knocked out Steve Garcia at 1:14 of the first round

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode 10 (11/2/21) Maheshate won a three round unanimous decision over Achilles Estremadura

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training MMA from 17 years old.  I was training boxing and wrestling when I was a child. When I was 15 years old, I watched my first MMA event, it was Robbie Lawler vs Rory MacDonald. That fight was super crazy. I think this sport is a more appropriate sport for me. Then I started training MMA after two years.



What ranks and titles have you held? Greco-Roman wrestling silver medal in Xin Jiang



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true. I will chase the belt if I can fight in UFC



Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? High kick KO of opponent in 20 secs.



Favorite grappling technique: Double leg takedown



Favorite Striking technique: Elbow