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Age 41
Gender Male
Height 6' 2"
Weight Class Heavyweight

Ruan Potts is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 11 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 11-7-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 7 years, 10 months, 5 days
Rounds Fought 26.6
Avg. Fights/Year 2.3
Longest Layoff 1 year, 8 months
Quickest Turnaround 2 months, 2 days

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 5 6 0
Losses 5 0 2
Finish Rate 100.0%
Finished Rate 71.4%
Win by Decision Rate 0.0%
Loss by Decision Rate 28.6%
Win by KO Rate 45.5%
Loss by KO Rate 71.4%
Win by SUB Rate 54.5%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

1 Loss

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:37
Fastest KO 02:33
Fastest SUB 00:37
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.2
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 05:51
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 2.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 09:45
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF 12/08/2018 L
(11-6-0)
Jared Vanderaa
(7-3-0)
HW TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 76
3 3:25
NSF 04/08/2017 W
(10-6-0)
Karl Etherington
(11-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 58
1 2:33
NSF 11/11/2016 W
(9-6-0)
Brendon Groenewald
(7-4-0)
Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 55
2 4:21
NSF 06/17/2016 W
(8-6-0)
Vandam Mbuyi
(3-4-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 50
1 4:06
NSF 11/07/2015 L
(8-5-0)
Tumelo Maphutha
(6-7-1)
LHW Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 45
3 5:00
NSF 06/06/2015 L
(8-4-0)
Cyril Asker
(5-1-0)
TKO/RSC
EFC Africa 40
1 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 02/28/2015 L
(8-3-0)
Derrick Lewis
(11-3-0)
HW
(253.0 vs. 263.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano
2 3:18
Official MMA Fight Results 08/29/2014 L
(8-2-0)
Anthony Hamilton
(12-3-0)
HW
(248.0 vs. 255.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Barao
2 4:17
Official MMA Fight Results 05/10/2014 L
(8-1-0)
Soa Palelei
(18-3-0)
HW
(244.0 vs. 263.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Brown
1 2:20
NSF 12/12/2013 W
(7-1-0)
Andrew van Zyl
(7-1-0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
EFC Africa 26
1 0:44
NSF 10/10/2013 W
(6-1-0)
Ricky Misholas
(2-2-0)
Submission (Triangle Choke)
EFC Africa 24
1 0:00
NSF 07/25/2013 W
(5-1-0)
Mahmoud Hassan
(1-1-0)
Submission (Ankle Lock)
EFC Africa 21
1 0:37
NSF 03/01/2013 L
(5-0-0)
Andrew van Zyl
(5-1-0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
EFC Africa 18
3 5:00
NSF 10/19/2012 W
(4-0-0)
Bernardo Mikixi
(4-2-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
EFC Africa 16
2 0:00
NSF 11/10/2011 W
(3-0-0)
Andrew van Zyl
(3-0-0)
Submission (Guillotine Choke)
EFC Africa 11
1 3:50
NSF 06/30/2011 W
(2-0-0)
Norman Wessels
(3-0-0)
TKO/RSC
EFC Africa 9
3 4:21
NSF 04/14/2011 W
(1-0-0)
Baygon Obutobe
(0-0-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
EFC Africa 8
1 3:54
NSF 02/03/2011 W
(0-0-0)
Calvin Robenson
(1-0-0)
HW
(244.5 vs. 253.0)
TKO/RSC
EFC Africa 7
3 0:00
* 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