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Flyweight Division

"White Kong"

Jake Hadley

Flyweight Division

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

2

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Jake Hadley

athlete record

Info

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

Place of Birth
Oldbury, United Kingdom
Fighting style
MMA
Age
27
Height
67.00
Weight
141.00
Octagon Debut
May. 14, 2022
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
38.00
  • Pro since 2018
     
  • Two wins by KO, five by submission (4 RNC, triangle choke)
     
  • Four first-round finishes
     
  • Has won two of his last four
     
  • Reported 7-2 amateur record
     
  • Origin of nickname: “My first MMA coach gave it to me.”

UFC on ESPN (5/11/24) Hadley lost a three round unanimous decision to Charles Johnson

UFC on ESPN (8/5/23) Hadley lost a three round unanimous decision to Cody Durden

UFC 286 (3/18/23) Hadley stopped Malcolm Gordon via strikes at 1:01 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (11/5/22) Hadley submitted Carlos Candelario via triangle choke at 2:39 of the second round 

UFC on ESPN (5/14/22) Hadley lost a three round unanimous decision to Allan Nascimento

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5

Episode seven (10/12/21) Hadley submitted Mitch Raposo via rear naked choke at 3:11 of the second round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at 12 years old and I started because I wanted to be a UFC champion.

What ranks and titles have you held? Cage Warriors & EFC world champion

Do you have any heroes? GSP and Muhammad Ali

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is my life goal. It means everything.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Level 2 painting and decorating, Level 1 plastering

What was your job before you started fighting? Never had one

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Four promotion British champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in BJJ