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Bantamweight Division

"The Mongolian Knight"


Bantamweight Division

17-9-2 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes


athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Alxa, China
Trains at
Fight Ready - Scottsdale, AZ
Octagon Debut
Aug. 31, 2019
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2013
  • Five wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC, guillotine)
  • Four first round finishes
  • Has won six of his last nine (6-2-1)
  • Origin of nickname: “Heili is of Mongolian ethnicity, born and raised in China's Inner Mongolia Province. He grew up on the grassland.”

UFC Fight Night (10/14/23) Alatengheili lost a three round unanimous decision to Chris Gutierrez 

UFC 279 (9/10/22) Alatengheili won a three round unanimous decision over Chad Anheliger 

UFC on ESPN (4/16/22) Alatengheili stopped Kevin Croom via strikes at :47 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (9/18/21) Alatengheili fought to a three round draw with Gustavo Lopez

UFC on ESPN (10/4/20) Alatengheili lost a three round unanimous decision to Casey Kenney

UFC Fight Night (12/21/19) Alatengheili won a three round split decision over Ryan Benoit

UFC Fight Night (8/31/19) Alatengheili won a three round unanimous decision over Danaa Batgerel

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was 12, because I saw MMA on TV and fell in love with it.

What ranks and titles have you held? Ranked No.3 Freestyle wrestler in China

Do you have any heroes? My Father 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's my dream stage; this is just getting started.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? College degree

What was your job before you started fighting? I was running my own gym

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Ranked No.3 wrestler in China, and countless Mongolian traditional wrestling (Bohke) medals 

Favorite grappling technique: Takedown and pound him out

Favorite Striking technique: GNP