Ruan
Potts

  • Age:
    43
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 2"
  • Weight:
    244
  • Fighting Out Of:

Stats

W-L-D
11-7-0
(T)KO
5-5
SUB
6-0
  • Age:
    43
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    6' 2"
  • Weight:
    244
  • Fighting Out Ofs:

Stats

W-L-D
11-7-0
(T)KO
5-5
SUB
6-0

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:37
  • Fastest KO:
    02:33
  • Fastest SUB:
    00:37

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    100%
  • Finished Rate:
    71.4%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    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%

Time in cage

  • 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 years, 8 month, 0 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    2 months, 2 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    05:51
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    09:45

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
NSF
12/08/2018
Loss
11-6-0
Jared Vanderaa
(7-3-0)
Heavyweight
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 76
3 03:25
NSF
04/08/2017
Win
10-6-0
Karl Etherington
(11-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 58
1 02:33
NSF
11/11/2016
Win
9-6-0
Brendon Groenewald
(7-4-0)

Submission (Rear Naked Choke)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 55
2 04:21
NSF
06/17/2016
Win
8-6-0
Vandam Mbuyi
(3-4-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 50
1 04:06
NSF
11/07/2015
Loss
8-5-0
Tumelo Maphutha
(6-7-1)
Light-heavyweight
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 45
3 05:00
NSF
06/06/2015
Loss
8-4-0
Cyril Asker
(5-1-0)

TKO/RSC
EFC Africa 40
1 05:00
02/28/2015
Loss
8-3-0
Derrick Lewis
(11-3-0)
Heavyweight
253 vs 263
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano
2 03:18
08/29/2014
Loss
8-2-0
Anthony Hamilton
(12-3-0)
Heavyweight
248 vs 255
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 177: Dillashaw vs Barao
2 04:17
05/10/2014
Loss
8-1-0
Soa Palelei
(18-3-0)
Heavyweight
244 vs 263
KO (Strike)
UFC Fight Night: Silva vs. Brown
1 02:20
NSF
12/12/2013
Win
7-1-0
Andrew van Zyl
(7-1-0)

Submission (Arm Bar)
EFC Africa 26
1 00:44
NSF
10/10/2013
Win
6-1-0
Ricky Misholas
(2-2-0)

Submission (Triangle Choke)
EFC Africa 24
1 05:00
NSF
07/25/2013
Win
5-1-0
Mahmoud Hassan
(1-1-0)

Submission (Ankle Lock)
EFC Africa 21
1 00:37
NSF
03/01/2013
Loss
5-0-0
Andrew van Zyl
(5-1-0)

Decision (Unanimous Decision)
EFC Africa 18
3 05:00
NSF
10/19/2012
Win
4-0-0
Bernardo Mikixi
(4-2-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
EFC Africa 16
2 00:00
NSF
11/10/2011
Win
3-0-0
Andrew van Zyl
(3-0-0)

Submission (Guillotine Choke)
EFC Africa 11
1 03:50
NSF
06/30/2011
Win
2-0-0
Norman Wessels
(3-0-0)

TKO/RSC
EFC Africa 9
3 04:21
NSF
04/14/2011
Win
1-0-0
Baygon Obutobe
(0-0-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
EFC Africa 8
1 03:54
NSF
02/03/2011
Win
0-0-0
Calvin Robenson
(1-0-0)
Heavyweight
244.5 vs 253
TKO/RSC
EFC Africa 7
3 05:00

* 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