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"The Moroccan Devil"
Youssef Zalal
Featherweight Division • 10-3-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 4
    Fight Win Streak
  • 2
    Wins by Knockout
  • 5
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 56% 56%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
31
Sig. Strikes Attempted
55
Grappling accuracy 50% 50%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
6
Takedowns Attempted
12
2.07
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
0.80
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
6.00
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
2.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
80
%
Sig. Str. Defense
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
15:00
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
28 (90%)
Clinch
2 (6%)
Ground
1 (3%)

Sig. Str. by target

52% 16 Head 19% 6 Body 29% 9 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
2 (29%)
DEC
0 (0%)
SUB
5 (71%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Casablanca, Morocco
Fighting style
Striker
Age
24
Height
70.00
Weight
145.00
Octagon Debut
Feb. 08, 2020
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
39.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started when I was 10 years old, because my mom wanted to stay out of trouble in Morocco 

What ranks and titles have you held? I’m the #5 featherweight in Colorado.

Do you have any heroes? My brother Hamza Zalal.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me. I get to show my country that dreams do come true.

What was your job before you started fighting? Landscaping 

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Purple belt in jiu-jistu 

Favorite grappling technique: Chokes 

Favorite Striking technique: Rear side kick