Who is Marc Diakiese?

Marc Diakiese is a famous English-born mixed martial artist. He is known for competing in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is known for having good fighting records. He had also won the Fight of the Night Award on July 19, 2020. He has been nicknamed Bonecrusher. He has a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Quick Info 
Full NameMarc Diakiese
Date Of Birth16 March 1993
Birth PlaceKinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
ParentsKarenda Hill and Javarus Minor
RelationshipKeeley (fiancée)
Profession English mixed martial / Fighter
children'sMatilda (daughter) and Junior (son)
Age27 years
Weight70 kg
Height5 ft. 10 in
Net worthN/A

Early Life: Parents, Siblings

He was born on the 16th of March 1993 in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. . His parents’ names are not disclosed. He lived with his mother and grandmother as a kid. He didn’t like his father because his father didn’t care about him. His uncle wanted to give him a better life, so he brought him to England. 

He was never into any sports as a kid, but after coming to England, he got bullied. To defend himself, he got into many fights. It was then that he knew that he is a good fighter. He used to work at the railways before being a professional MMA fighter.

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Nationality, Physical Features, and Zodiac

His nationality is British, and his ethnicity is Congolese. We don’t know what religion he follows.

He has an athletic body of average build. He stands tall at 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 m and weighs 70 kg or 155 lbs. His body measurements, like the size of his chest, waist, and hips, are not known. His shoe size is also not known. The color of his hair is black. He has brown eyes.

His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Education, School/College

There is no information regarding his education. He has kept his personal life very private and hasn’t even revealed information about his education.

We will update this section as soon as new information about his education is disclosed.

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MMA Career

He started training in mixed martial arts in 2010. He managed to win three British amateur titles while accumulating an undefeated record of 9-0 before being professional. Marc Diakiese joined BAMMA in 2014 after winning four fights in regional promotions during his professional MMA career. On September 13, 2014, he made his BAMMA 16 debut against a fierce fighter named Jefferson George. In the third round, he was declared the winner by unanimous decision. Before making his way into the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), he excelled at BAMMA.

UFC

Marc Diakiese made his UFC 204 debut on the 8th of October, 2016. His first UFC match was against Lukasz Sajewski. He won the fight in the second round by TKO (knees and punches). Following his victory over Lukasz, he faced Frankie Perez and won a unanimous decision in the third round.

He fought Teemu Packalen on March 18, 2017, at UFC Fight Night: Manuwa vs. Anderson, and was knocked out 30 seconds into the first round. He faced Drakkar Klose at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale on July 7, 2017. He lost the fight. He faced many UFC fighters after this. He won two fights and lost two fights after his match with Drakkar.

He was supposed to face Alan Patrick on the 19th of July, 2020, but since Alan withdrew, he faced Rafael Fiziev. Marc won the fight, which got him the Fight of the Night award.

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Personal Life: Wife and Childrens

He has a fiancé named Keeley, and they have two children together. The children are named Matilda and Junior. He is constantly working hard to provide his children with the kind of life he never had.

Net Worth, Income

The 27 years old fierce fighter has earned most of his money by becoming a successful fighter. He is has revealed neither his salary nor his net worth.

Social Media

He is quite active on his social media, with 17.9K followers on Twitter (@Marc_Diakiese), 87K followers on Instagram (@marc_diakiese). He is not active on any other social media platform like Facebook.

 

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