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Sodiq Yusuff

Sodiq Yusuff

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Sodiq Yusuff (born May 19, 1993) is a Nigerian and American professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). As of August 8, 2023, he is #12 in the UFC featherweight rankings. 


Sodiq Yusuff
March 19, 1993
Camp Springs, Maryland, United States
5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
145 lbs (66 kg)

Sodiq Yusuff Biography, EarlyLife

Sodiq Yusuff was born in Camp Springs, Maryland, on March 19, 1993. Sodiq “Super” Yusuff is 30 years old and was born within the Millennial Generation. He fights for the UFC in the featherweight class. He made his Octagon debut on December 2, 2018, 1,687 days ago. Yusuff works out at Team Lloyd Irvin.

His father is from Ibadan, while his mother is from Lagos. He was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He grew up in a polygamist environment, where his father had four women who lived together as a unit. Yusuff claims to be one of 16 children, including four siblings from his birth mother. His mother took him and his younger brother to the United States when he was nine years old. His extended family has never visited the United States and remains in Nigeria, where visas are difficult to obtain.

Sodiq Yusuff Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Sodiq Yusuff’s Height, And Weight

Sodiq Yusuff stands 5 feet  9 inches (1.75 m) tall and weighs approximately 66kg. He competes in the UFC’s featherweight class. Featherweight fighters can weigh anywhere from pounds to pounds, although due to weight cutting, many MMA competitors walk around 10 – 30 pounds higher than their weight class maximum limit.


Yusuff started fighting MMA professionally in 2016. He has fought under numerous organizations and amassed a record of 6-1 before competing in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Season 2, Episode 6.

Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Yusuff appeared in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series Season 2, Episode 6 web-series program on July 24, 2018, facing Mike Davis. He won the fight via unanimous decision. With this win, Yusuff was awarded a contract with UFC.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Yusuff made his UFC debut on December 2, 2018, at UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Tuivasa against Suman Mokhtarian. He won the fight via technical knockout in round one.

Yusuff’s second fight came on March 30, 2019, facing Sheymon Moraes, at UFC on ESPN 2. He won the fight via unanimous decision.

Yusuff faced Gabriel Benítez on August 17, 2019 at UFC 241. He won the fight via knockout in round one.

Yusuff faced Andre Fili on January 18, 2020, at UFC 246. He won the fight by unanimous decision.

Sodiq Yusuff’s Net Worth

The Net worth of Sodiq Yusuff is still yet to be revealed. His salary is under review.

Sodiq Yusuff’s Girlfriend, Dating

There isn’t much information regarding his personal life available right now. His personal life will shortly be updated with any new developments. Furthermore, his former romantic history is unreported.

Sodiq Yusuff Awards

Professional record breakdown: 15 matches 13 wins 2 losses By knockout 61By submission 10 By decision 61


What is the height of Sodiq Yusuff?

His height is 5 feet  9 inches.

What is the age of Sodiq Yusuff?

His age is 30 years as of 2023.

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