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#9 Heavyweight Division

Active

"Bigi Boy"

Jairzinho Rozenstruik

Heavyweight Division

12-4-0 (W-L-D)

11

Wins by Knockout

Jairzinho Rozenstruik

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Paramaribo, Suriname
Trains at
American Top Team
Fighting style
MMA
Age
34
Height
74.00
Weight
259.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 02, 2019
Reach
78.00
Leg reach
41.00

Fighter Facts 

  • Pro since 2012
     
  • 11 wins by KO, eight in the first round
     
  • Has won two of his last four
     
  • Last pre-UFC win was 10-second knockout of Robert McCarthy in December 2018
     
  • First native of Suriname to fight in the UFC
     
  • Owns 76-8-1, 64 KOs record in kickboxing

UFC History 

UFC Fight Night (6/4/22) Rozenstruik was stopped by Alexander Volkov via strikes at 2:12 of the first round 
UFC 266 (9/25/21) Rozenstruik lost a three round unanimous decision to Curtis Blaydes
UFC Fight Night (6/5/21) Rozenstruik stopped Augusto Sakai via strikes at 4:59 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (2/27/21) Rozenstruik lost a five-round unanimous decision to Ciryl Gane
UFC 252 (8/15/20) Rozenstruik stopped Junior Dos Santos via strikes at 3:47 of the second round
UFC 249 (5/9/20) Rozenstruik was knocked out by Francis Ngannou at :20 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (12/7/19) Rozenstruik knocked out Alistair Overeem at 4:56 of the fifth round
UFC 244 (11/2/19) Rozenstruik knocked out Andrei Arlovski at :29 of the first round      
UFC Fight Night (6/22/19) Rozenstruik knocked out Allen Crowder at :09 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (2/2/19) Rozenstruik stopped Junior Albini via strikes at :54 of round two

 

Q&A 

When and why did you start training for fighting? It started off as a joke. I was a soccer player and one day I saw some boys training in the gym. I got beaten for the first time and got motivated to train harder and never get beaten again.
What ranks and titles have you held? Several kickboxing titles, supported by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Suriname
Do you have any heroes? Tyrone Spong
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? UFC is the best of the best, so it means a lot to me. It is an honor to be able to fight for UFC and I would like to prove that I belong here.
What was your job before you started fighting? I used to be a welder and I worked as a security guard.
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook, straight right.