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Mirsad Bektic

Mirsad Bektic
  • Name: Mirsad Bektic
  • MMA Record: 12-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname:
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 27 | Date of Birth: 1991.02.16
  • Last Fight: January 27, 2018 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: N/A
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 70.0" (178cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $87,000 USD
  • Born: Bosnia
  • Fighting out of: Coconut Creek, Florida
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Mirsad Bektic MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Confirmed Upcoming Bout

Us Ricardo Lamas
12-1-0 18-6-0

Us UFC 225: Whittaker vs. Romero 2
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2018.06.09
Win | KO/TKO
2:47 Round 1 of 3

Br Godofredo Pepey
11-1-0 13-5-0

Us UFC on FOX 27: Jacare vs. Brunson 2
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2018.01.27
Odds: -600 (Huge Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $50,000 Perf/Night | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Kevin MacDonald
#6 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2018
UFC on FOX 27 Performance of the Night
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
3:19 Round 3 of 3, 13:19 Total

Us Darren Elkins
11-0-0 21-5-0

Us UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson 2
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2017.03.04
Odds: -750 (Huge Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $21,000 Base | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Chris Tognoni
#3 Best MMA Fight of the Year for 2017
#10 Best MMA Knockout of the Year 2017
#31 Greatest Comeback of All Time
UFC 209 Performance of the Night
Cancelled Bout Jeremy Kennedy UFC 204 2016.10.08
Reason: Kennedy Injury
Cancelled Bout Arnold Allen UFC 204 2016.10.08
Reason: Allen Injury
Win | Submission | Choke
4:22 Round 1 of 3

Us Russell Doane
10-0-0 14-6-0

Gb UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson 2
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2016.10.08
Odds: -600 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 144.0 lbs (65.3 kgs) | Referee: Yves Lavigne
Cancelled Bout Tatsuya Kawajiri TUF 22 Finale 2015.12.11
Reason: Bektic Injury
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:30 Round 2 of 3, 5:30 Total

Br Lucas Martins
9-0-0 15-2-0

Br UFC Fight Night 67: Condit vs. Alves
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2015.05.30
Odds: -450 (Heavy Favorite) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
Cancelled Bout Renato Carneiro UFC UFN 67 2015.05.30
Reason: Carneiro Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ie Paul Redmond
8-0-0 10-3-0

Se UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2015.01.24
Odds: -900 (Huge Favorite) | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Neil Hall
Cancelled Bout Alan Omer UFC on FOX 14 2015.01.24
Reason: Omer Injury
Cancelled Bout Max Holloway UFC UFN 49 2014.08.23
Reason: Bektic Injury
Cancelled Bout Ernest Chavez UFC UFN 49 2014.08.23
Reason: Chavez Injury
Win | Decision | Majority
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Chas Skelly
7-0-0 11-0-0

Us UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2014.04.19
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $16,000 ($8K Base, $8K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Jorge Ortiz
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:32 Round 1 of 3

Us Joe Pearson
6-0-0 43-18-1

Us VFC 41
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2013.12.14
Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs)
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:57 Round 1 of 3

Us Nick Macias
5-0-0 6-2-0

Us RFA 7: Thatch vs. Rhodes
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2013.03.22
Odds: -295 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 145.0 lbs (65.8 kgs) | Referee: Tom Johnson
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Doug Jenkins
4-0-0 6-2-0

Us RFA 5: Downing vs. Rinaldi
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2012.11.30
Odds: -690 (Huge Favorite) | Referee: Mark Powell
Cancelled Bout Kevin Croom Titan FC 25 2012.09.21
Reason: Event Cancelled
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
0:27 Round 2 of 3, 5:27 Total

Us Willie Mack
3-0-0 0-2-0

Us Titan FC 22: Johnson vs. Branch
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.05.25
Referee: Bud Johnson
Win | Submission | Choke
3:12 Round 3 of 3, 13:12 Total

Us Cody Carrillo
2-0-0 3-3-0

Us Titan FC 21: Santiago vs. Pecanha
Main Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2012.03.02
Odds: -340 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs (66.2 kgs) | Referee: Chuck Wolfe
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Derek Rhoads

Us Victory Fighting Championship

2011.10.14
Win | Submission | Punches

Us Shane Hutchinson

Us Victory Fighting Championship

2011.07.30
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | KO/TKO

Tharron Ockenga

Us Victory Fighting Championship

2011.03.31
Win | KO/TKO | Strikes
1:17 Round 3 of 3, 11:17 Total

Us Mac Bailey
7-0-0 0-0-0

Us Titan FC 16: Sylvia vs. Wagner
Preliminary Card | Featherweight | 145 lbs

2011.01.28
Win | Submission | Choke

Us James Smith

Us Victory Fighting Championship

2010.12.10
Win | KO/TKO

Us Tony Rayburn

Us TriState Cage Fighting

2010.10.23
Win | Submission | Strikes

Us Chad Zurfluh

Us Victory Fighting Championship

2010.04.23
Win | KO/TKO

Us Jason Russell

Us Victory Fighting Championship

2010.02.05
Win | KO/TKO

Us Zac Chavez

Us Fight to Win

2009.09.12
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Charlie DuBray

Us TriState Cage Fighting

2009.04.04
Win | Submission | Choke

Dave Simpson

Us Nebraska Regional

2009.02.28

Mirsad Bektic Wiki Update Wiki

Mirsad Bektic, a native to Bosnia and Herzegovina, was born on February 16th 1991. Due to the civil war and the Serbian aggression on Bosniacs, his Family was forced to move to Italy to escape the possibility of execution. A the age of three , his family decided to relocate to Germany, where they spent five years before arriving to Lincoln, Nebraska in the United States. Eight years old at that time, Mirsad was thrown into a whole new, unfamiliar, world without speaking a word of English. He soon overcame that obstacle by making friends and doing his best to learn and understand the American culture and customs.

 

Having been a natural athlete even at his young age, Mirsad decided to pursue Karate at the age of twelve and later Boxing, In which he quickly excelled. During his High School years he began body building and even placed in a few mid-west competitions until one day his Nutritionist invited him to come to an MMA workout. This was a new and exciting world for Mirsad, which later on would prove to have unleashed the true talent and potential of his abilities.

 

With his Karate and Boxing background he not only was immediately hooked but also excelled very quickly winning his first two amateur fights impressively. After moving to Omaha to train full time at Mid-America Martial Arts, it was clear that this young gentleman was quickly becoming a ‘power house’ in the MMA game. While there he amassed a Perfect 9-0 Amateur MMA Record, 2-1 Muay Thai, and a 5-1 Amateur Boxing Record.

 

In July of 2011, at the Victory Fighting Championships 35th event, it was time for Mirsad Bektic to prove his true potential in his Professional MMA debut. Having waited all his life for an opportunity like this, the excitement and adrenalin simply took over once the cage door closed, and Mirsad’s opponent was TKO’d within 36 sec into the fight. The beast was unleashed!!

 

Today he resides and trains full time in Coconut Creek Florida training with the American Top Team (ATT) which is considered one of the largest and most prestigious MMA gyms in the Country. Currently he is 10 – 0 in his professional MMA career and is currently regarded as one of the top prospects.

 

Shortly after being signed to the UFC, Bektic was slotted to face a fellow UFC newcomer, who also had an undefeated record, at UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne. After 15 minutes of action, it went to the judges and it was decided that Bektic would keep his 0 and win the bout via UD.


Bektic was expected to face Alan Omer, at UFC on FOX 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson, but Omer dropped out of the fight citing an undisclosed injury. Bektic instead faced relatively untested Irishman Paul Redmond. Bektic again won via Unanimous Decision.


Last updated 10.05.2016, 6:00 PM ET
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