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Age 34
Gender Male
Height 5' 8"
Weight Class Lightweight

John Makdessi is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 17 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 17-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 10 years, 6 months, 9 days
Rounds Fought 49.1
Avg. Fights/Year 2.2
Longest Layoff 1 year, 2 months, 24 days
Quickest Turnaround 4 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 8 0 9
Losses 2 1 3
Finish Rate 47.1%
Finished Rate 50.0%
Win by Decision Rate 52.9%
Loss by Decision Rate 50.0%
Win by KO Rate 47.1%
Loss by KO Rate 33.3%
Win by SUB Rate 0.0%
Loss by SUB Rate 16.7%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 01:48
Fastest KO 01:48
Fastest SUB -
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 2.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 10:56
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 09:53
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 03/23/2019 W
(16-6-0)
Jesus Pinedo
(13-4-1)
LW
(154.0 vs. 155.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on ESPN+ #6
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/28/2018 W
(15-6-0)
Ross Pearson
(23-16-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ALVAREZ vs. POIRIER
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/16/2017 W
(14-6-0)
Abel Trujillo
(15-7-0)
LW
(153.0 vs. 155.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC on Fox: Lawler vs Dos Anjos
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/10/2016 L
(14-5-0)
Landon Vannata
(4-1-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 156.0)
KO
UFC 206: Pettis vs. Holloway
1 1:40
Official MMA Fight Results 07/07/2016 W
(13-5-0)
Mehdi Baghdad
(10-4-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.5)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/12/2015 L
(13-4-0)
Yancy Medeiros
(9-3-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.5)
Decision (Split Decision)
UFC 194: McGregor vs Aldo
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 05/23/2015 L
(13-3-0)
Donald Cerrone
(27-6-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 156.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier
2 4:44
Official MMA Fight Results 04/25/2015 W
(12-3-0)
Shane Campbell
(11-2-0)
WW
(160.0 vs. 161.0)
TKO/RSC
UFC 186: Johnson vs Horiguchi
1 4:53
Official MMA Fight Results 02/01/2014 L
(12-2-0)
Alan Patrick
(11-0-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.5)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 169: Barao vs Faber
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/21/2013 W
(11-2-0)
Renee Forte
(8-2-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.5)
KO
UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson
1 2:01
Official MMA Fight Results 03/16/2013 W
(10-2-0)
Daron Cruickshank
(12-2-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 158: Diaz vs. St-Pierre
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 11/17/2012 W
(9-2-0)
Sam Stout
(18-7-1)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/21/2012 L
(9-1-0)
Anthony Njokuani
(13-6-0)
LW
(158.0* vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/10/2011 L
(9-0-0)
Dennis Hallman
(47-14-2)
LW
(155.5 vs. 158.5*)
Submission
UFC 140: Machida vs. Jones
1 2:58
Official MMA Fight Results 04/30/2011 W
(8-0-0)
Kyle Watson
(15-7-1)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.1)
KO
UFC 129 St. Pierre vs. Shields
3 1:27
Official MMA Fight Results 12/11/2010 W
(7-0-0)
Patrick Audinwood
(9-1-1)
LW
(155.0 vs. 156.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
UFC 124 St-Pierre vs Koscheck
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 09/25/2010 W
(6-0-0)
Bendy Casimir
(17-6-2)
LW
(159.0* vs. 153.7)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Quebec inc. (M.F.L.) 9/25/10
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/26/2010 W
(5-0-0)
Lindsey Hawkes
(3-3-0)
LW
(154.5 vs. 155.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Canadian Fighting Championship - CFC 4
2 4:59
Official MMA Fight Results 11/14/2009 W
(4-0-0)
Brandon McArthur
(3-10-0)
WW
(154.8 vs. 161.8)
Decision (Majority Decision)
Quebec Inc. 11/14/09
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 08/22/2009 W
(3-0-0)
Iraj Hadin
(4-2-0)
LW
(155.6 vs. 155.8)
TKO/RSC
Quebec Inc: Ringside 08/22/09
2 4:48
Official MMA Fight Results 02/27/2009 W
(2-0-0)
Amir Uddin
(0-0-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 152.8)
TKO/RSC
XMMA 2/27/09
2 3:06
Official MMA Fight Results 11/08/2008 W
(1-0-0)
Daniel Dechaine
(0-0-0)
LW
(155.6 vs. 154.8)
TKO/RSC
Quebec 11/8/08
1 1:48
NSF 09/13/2008 W
(0-0-0)
Todd Westcott
(0-1-0)
TKO/RSC
Xtreme MMA 5: It's Crow Time
1 3:06
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class