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Light Heavyweight Division

"The Duelist"

Ihor Potieria

Light Heavyweight Division

20-5-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Ihor Potieria

athlete record


Learn more about Ihor Potieria's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Kyiv, Ukraine
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jul. 30, 2022
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2015
  • Nine wins by KO, six by submission (Triangle, 3 RNC, Kimura, heel hook)
  • Has won 17 of his last 18
  • 14 first-round finishes

UFC Fight Night (2/10/24) Potieria won a three round unanimous decision over Robert Bryczek 

UFC on ESPN (12/2/23) Potieria was stopped by Rodolfo Bellato via strikes at 4:17 of the second round 

UFC on ABC (5/13/23) Potieria was stopped by Carlos Ulberg via strikes at 2:09 of the first round 

UFC 283 (1/21/23) Potieria stopped Mauricio Rua via strikes at 4:05 of the first round 

UFC 277 (7/30/22) Potieria was stopped by Nicolae Negumereanu via strikes at 3:33 of the second round


Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5
Episode five
(9/28/21) Potieria stopped Lukasz Sudolski via strikes at 3:41 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I've been training since I was ten in combat sambo and pankration. I like to fight, and I always knew that I would become a professional fighter.

What titles have you held? World Champion WWFC

Do you have any heroes? I strive to be a hero.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I'm in my place.

What was your job before you started fighting? I have been involved in combat sports since childhood.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? International Master of Sports in Combat Sambo, International Master of Sports in Pankration, International Master of Sports in Horting

Favorite grappling technique: Painful techniques on the leg

Favorite Striking technique: Fast attacks with both hands