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EFC - Fighter Profile - Luke Michael

Luke Michael

Lightweight

Record [W L D] : 2 - 3 - 0

Submission : 1 Wins - 2 Losses
TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses

Age : 21

Height : 1.8 m

Reach : 189 cm

Strengths :Developed as a Mixed Martial Artist

Notable wreslting skills
Young and explosive

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : Sunninghill, Johannesburg

Gym : Fight Fit Militia (FFM)

Trainer : Richard Quan

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Luke Michael
Submissions 40%
Striking 40%
Takedowns 20%

Fighter's Videos

Action Shots

  • EFC 50 - 17 June 2016
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Buthelezi vs Micheal
  • EFC 45 - 07 November 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter -  Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter -  Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter -  Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter -  Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter -  Luke Michael
  • EFC 39 - 07 May 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
  • EFC 35 - 06 November 2014
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
  • EFC 33 - 30 August 2014
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Luke Michael

Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Mthobisi Buthelezi
  • EFC 50
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Punches)
  • Kaleka Kabanda
  • EFC 45
  • Loss
  • R2 Submission (Verbal)
  • Sibusiso Mdoko
  • EFC 39
  • Loss
  • R3 TKO (Punches to the Body)
  • Regis Muyambu
  • EFC 35
  • Win
  • R3 TKO (Punches)
  • Texier Kabesa
  • EFC 33
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Tringle Choke)

Fighter's Biography

  • Background Disciplines:

    MMA

    What do you do for fight preparation?

    I train 3 to 4 times a day, 6 days a week. Mornings are MMA followed by a conditioning session and evenings are usually Muay Thai and BJJ or MMA.

    When and why did you start martial arts training?

    I started at the end of November 2011, I've always been interested in martial arts since a young age, now it’s a lifestyle for me.

    How did you transition to MMA?

    I transitioned from pure BJJ to MMA as I loved the fact that you could use various ways to finish a fight.

  • What ranks and titles have you held?

    Cape Fight League Pro Am Lightweight Champion with one successful title defense, won numerous grappling competitions such as Abu Dhabi Trials in Cape Town, G.A.S.S, etc.


    Tell us about your most memorable fight.

    When I fought for the Cape Fight League Pro Am Lightweight belt and won via triangle choke 30 seconds into round one. I worked really hard for that fight and it all went to plan.

    What is your favourite technique?

    On the ground, triangle choke.

    Who are your heroes?

    My hero is definitely my head coach Rico Hattingh. I've always looked up to him as a fighter and person.

    What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

    I am just a regular guy, nothing special or interesting. I live a clean and healthy life and plan to find a career in MMA.

  • See More Information

    Notable fights

    Opponent
    Event
    Result
    Regis Muyambo
    EFC 35
    Win
    Texier Kabesa
    EFC 33
    Win

    Added Detail

  • Undefeated as an amateur and professional
  • Performance bonus winner
  • CFL Champion - Respected amateur organisation
  • Backed by a credible team who believe he is the next big thing in the sport
  • Missed out on his debut at EFC 30 (Cape Town) due to medical reasons
  • Fighter's Tweets

    Luke Micheal