John Makdessi

John Makdessi

John Makdessi

The Bull

  • 18 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Age
    36
  • Height
    68 in 173 cm
  • Last Weigh-In
    153.5 lbs 70 kg
  • Reach
    68 in 173 cm
  • Leg reach
    38.5 in 98 cm
  • Lightweight Division
  • Style
    Kickboxing, Taekwondo
  • Born
    Halifax, Canada
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Statistics

Wins

  • KO/TKO

    9 (50%)

  • DEC

    9 (50%)

  • SUB

    0

Loss

  • KO/TKO

    2 (29%)

  • DEC

    4 (57%)

  • SUB

    1 (14%)

  • 11:3345

    Avg fight time

    55

    First round finishes

  • 12:2412

    Average fight time in the UFC

    1717

    Number of fights in the UFC

  • 33

    Takedown Attempted

    60%60

    Takedown Defense

  • 5.525.52

    Sig. strikes landed (per min)

    4.444.44

    Sig. strikes absorbed (per min)

  • 11641164

    Sig. strikes landed

    22672267

    Sig. strikes attempted

  • 51%51

    Accented punches accuracy

    59%59

    Sig. strikes defense

  • 12601260

    Punches dealt

    23872387

    Punches thrown

  • 53%53

    Striking Accuracy

    0.3030

    Knockdowns avg per fight

Bout statistics by promotion

Promotion Bout
UFC 18
CFC 1
RS 2
Not defined 4

Sig. strikes by position

  • Standing

    1083 (93%)

  • Clinch

    63 (5%)

  • Ground

    18 (2%)

Head

604

52%

Body

280

24%

Legs

280

24%

PRO Results

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Ignacio Bahamondes

    10.04.2021 • UFC on ABC 2

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    17 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ABC 2

    • Win

      Split

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      156 lbs (70.8 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      153.5 lbs (69.6 kgs)

    • Odds

      +175 Slight Underdog

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      257

    • Sig. Strikes

      232

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Francisco Trinaldo

    14.03.2020 • UFC on ESPN+ 28

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    17 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    24 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 28

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      +130 Slight Underdog

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      124

    • Sig. Strikes

      123

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Makdessi VS Devonte Smith

    17.08.2019 • UFC 241 • Status: cancelled

    17 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    10 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 241

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Jesus Pinedo

    23.03.2019 • UFC on ESPN+ 6

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    16 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    16 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 6

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.0 lbs (69.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      -295 Moderate Favorite

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      139

    • Sig. Strikes

      137

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Makdessi VS Nasrat Haqparast

    23.03.2019 • UFC on ESPN+ 6 • Status: cancelled

    16 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    10 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 6

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Makdessi VS Diego Ferreira

    08.12.2018 • UFC 231 • Status: cancelled

    16 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 231

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Ross Pearson

    28.07.2018 • UFC on FOX 30

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    15 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    20 - 14 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on FOX 30

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -225 Moderate Favorite

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      265

    • Sig. Strikes

      261

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Abel Trujillo

    16.12.2017 • UFC on FOX 26

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    14 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    15 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on FOX 26

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      153.0 lbs (69.4 kgs)

    • Odds

      +145 Slight Underdog

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      119

    • Sig. Strikes

      104

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Makdessi VS Sage Northcutt

    29.07.2017 • UFC 214 • Status: cancelled

    14 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 214

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Lando Vannata

    10.12.2016 • UFC 206

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.40

    Method
    KO/TKO

    14 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 206

    • Win

      Wheel Kick

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      +160 Slight Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      13

    • Sig. Strikes

      13

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Mehdi Baghdad

    07.07.2016 • UFC Fight Night 90

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    13 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    10 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 90

    • Win

      Split

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -135 Slight Favorite

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      182

    • Sig. Strikes

      152

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Makdessi VS Mehdi Baghdad

    04.06.2016 • UFC 199 • Status: cancelled

    13 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    10 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 199

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Yancy Medeiros

    12.12.2015 • UFC 194

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    13 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 194

    • Win

      Split

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)

    • Odds

      -165 Slight Favorite

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      196

    • Sig. Strikes

      196

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Donald Cerrone

    23.05.2015 • UFC 187

    Round
    2

    Time
    9.44

    Method
    KO/TKO

    13 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    27 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 187

    • Win

      Head Kick & Retirement (Broken Jaw)

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      +465 Heavy Underdog

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      129

    • Sig. Strikes

      129

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Shane Campbell

    25.04.2015 • UFC 186

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.53

    Method
    KO/TKO

    12 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    9 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 186

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      160 lbs (72.6 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      160.0 lbs (72.6 kgs)

    • Odds

      -115 Near Even

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      114

    • Sig. Strikes

      98

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      2

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Makdessi VS Abel Trujillo

    25.04.2015 • UFC 186 • Status: cancelled

    12 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    12 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 186

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Odds

      -105 Near Even

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Alan Patrick

    01.02.2014 • UFC 169

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    12 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 169

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -145 Slight Favorite

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      134

    • Sig. Strikes

      129

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Renee Forte

    21.09.2013 • UFC 165

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.01

    Method
    KO/TKO

    11 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 165

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -155 Slight Favorite

  • Makdessi VS Edson Barboza

    06.07.2013 • UFC 162 • Status: cancelled

    11 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 162

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Daron Cruickshank

    16.03.2013 • UFC 158

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    10 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    12 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 158

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -125 Slight Favorite

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      197

    • Sig. Strikes

      195

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Sam Stout

    17.11.2012 • UFC 154

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    9 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    18 - 7 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 154

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      +185 Slight Underdog

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      157

    • Sig. Strikes

      157

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Anthony Njokuani

    21.04.2012 • UFC 145

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    9 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    14 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 145

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      158.0 lbs (71.7 kgs)

    • Odds

      +190 Slight Underdog

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      124

    • Sig. Strikes

      116

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Dennis Hallman

    10.12.2011 • UFC 140

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.58

    Method
    Submission

    9 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    50 - 14 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 140

    • Win

      Rear Naked Choke

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      158 lbs (71.7 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      -170 Slight Favorite

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      0

    • Sig. Strikes

      0

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Makdessi VS Paul Taylor

    14.08.2011 • UFC on Versus 5 • Status: cancelled

    9 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 6 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on Versus 5

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Kyle Watson

    30.04.2011 • UFC 129

    Round
    3

    Time
    11.27

    Method
    KO/TKO

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 6 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 129

    • Win

      Spinning Back Fist

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      -180 Slight Favorite

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      103

    • Sig. Strikes

      98

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Pat Audinwood

    11.12.2010 • UFC 124

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    7 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    9 - 1 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 124

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Preliminary Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      +120 Near Even

    Statistics John Makdessi
    • Total Strikes

      134

    • Sig. Strikes

      127

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Bendy Casimir

    25.09.2010 • MFL 3

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    6 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    20 - 7 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      MFL 3

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      159 lbs (72.1 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      159.0 lbs (72.1 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Lindsey Hawkes

    26.02.2010

    Round
    2

    Method
    KO/TKO

    5 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    4 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Brandon MacArthur

    14.11.2009 • Ringside MMA 4

    Round
    1

    Time
    5.00

    Method
    KO/TKO

    4 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    4 - 10 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Ringside MMA 4

    • Win

      Doctor Stoppage

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Iraj Hadin

    22.08.2009 • Ringside MMA 2

    Round
    2

    Time
    9.48

    Method
    KO/TKO

    3 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    4 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      Ringside MMA 2

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Amir Uddin

    27.02.2009

    Round
    2

    Method
    KO/TKO

    2 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Dan Dechaine

    08.11.2008

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Makdessi VS Todd Westcott

    13.09.2008

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

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