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Cameron Saaiman

Cameron "MSP" Saaiman

Fighter Details

  • Given Name: Cameron Alexander Saaiman
  • Pro MMA Record: 7-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: MSP
  • Current Streak: 12 Wins
  • Age: 2000-12-20 | Date of Birth: 2000.12.20
  • Last Fight: December 10, 2022 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Bantamweight | Last Weigh-In: 135.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Team CIT
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 67.0" (170cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $50,000 USD
  • Born: Pretoria
  • Fighting out of: Pretoria, South Africa
  • College: N/A
  • Foundation Style: Kickboxing
  • Head Coach: Morne Visser
  • Other Coaches: Hennie Engelbrecht
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Cameron Saaiman Wiki

Cameron Alexander Saaiman is an exciting Bantamweight prospect in the UFC. He was born and raised in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Saaiman was athletic child who enjoyed swimming, rugby, and cricket. He started training MMA at 13 after being introduced to it be his dad, who was working at a casino which hosted Extreme Fighting Championship events. Saaiman met fellow fighter Dricus Du Plessis at this time and began training with him at Team CIT in Pretoria. When he's not training, Saaiman teaches youth martial arts at CIT.

Saaiman went 5-0 as an amateur before making his professional MMA debut at the age of 19 in 2019. Saaiman won his debut match in style by defeating Crone Blom by first round knockout at EFC Wolrdwide 83. Saaiman went 5-0 in EFC with four finish victories. Saaiman won the EFC Worldwide Bantamweight Championship by defeating Sindile Manengela by unanimous decision at EFC 94.

Saaiman's hot start earned him an appearance on Season Six of Dana White's Contender Series against Josh Wang-Kim. Saaiman fell behind in the first round due to Wang-Kim's kicks and awkward stance, but honed in on him as the fight progressed. Saaiman knocked out out Wang-Kim in the third round and earned a UFC contract for his efforts. As of 9/4/2022, Saaiman is the youngest DWCS signee and the second youngest fighter on the UFC roster.

Last updated 09.04.2022, 1:17 PM ET
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