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#9 Flyweight Division

Active

"Astroboy"

Steve Erceg

Flyweight Division

12-2-0 (W-L-D)

1

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

5

First Round Finishes

Steve Erceg

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Perth, Australia
Fighting style
MMA
Age
28
Height
68.00
Weight
138.40
Octagon Debut
May. 20, 2023
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
38.00
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Two wins by KO, six by submission (3 RNC, 2 guillotine, arm triangle)
     
  • Holds wins over Shannon Ross and SeungGuk Choi
     
  • Five first-round finishes

UFC 301 (5/4/24) Erceg lost a five round unanimous decision to Alexandre Pantoja in a fight for the UFC flyweight title 

UFC Fight Night (3/2/24) Erceg knocked out Matt Schnell at :26 of the second round

UFC 295 (11/11/23) Erceg won a three round unanimous decision over Alessandro Costa 

UFC 289 (6/10/23) Erceg won a three round unanimous decision over David Dvorak 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2012; I always wanted to be the toughest guy in the room. 

What ranks and titles have you held? Eternal Australian MMA flyweight title, black belt in Jiu Jitsu. 

Do you have any heroes? Ben Cousins (AFL) 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is very exciting to get an opportunity to find out if I am the best. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Martial arts instructor. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? MMA state title, national wrestling gold medal.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Eternal Flyweight title, Muay Thai state title. 

If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: Black belt in Jiu Jitsu. 

Favorite grappling technique: Guillotine 

Favorite Striking technique: Leg kick