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"The Desert Warrior"

Yanis Ghemmouri

Bantamweight Division

12-2-0 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Yanis Ghemmouri

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Decines-Charpieu, France
Fighting style
MMA
Age
29
Height
69.00
Weight
146.00
Octagon Debut
Sep. 2, 2023
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Three wins by KO, four by submission (Triangle, guillotine, arm triangle, armbar)
     
  • Has won nine of his last 10
     
  • Five first-round finishes

UFC Fight Night (9/2/23) Ghemmouri was stopped by William Gomis via strikes at 2:20 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? Because I always liked to fight.

What ranks and titles have you held? Champion of the LFC in France. Sparta Fight Series champion in England.

Do you have any heroes? One hero – the people

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a career achievement.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I stopped in high school. I didn't finish my high school years because I don't like school.

What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in delivery, security, catering - I've done a bit of everything.

Favorite grappling technique: Kimura

Favorite Striking technique: High Kick