Dewald "The Beast" Botes
- Submission : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
- TKO/KO : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
- Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
- Age : 42
- Height : 1.87 m
- Reach : 67 cm
- Leg Span :
- Stance :
- BG Discipline : MMA
- From : South Africa
- Fighting out of : Nelspruit, Mpumalanga
- Gym : Rio Grappling Lowveld
- Trainer : Craig McFayden
- Submission : %
- Takedowns : %
- Striking : %
Pro Fight History
Ricky MisholasEFC 29LossR2 TKO (Punches)–
Wilhelm StraussEFC 09WinR1 TKO (Punches)–
Exhibition Fight History
What do you do for fight preparation?
I’m currently undergoing an extreme 12 week weight cut. First 4 weeks – fitness and strength training followed by 8 weeks of fight prep and drills.
How did you get your fight name?
It came about because of my strength and aggressive fighting style.
When and why did you start martial arts training?
I started martial arts training when 14 years old as it intrigued me.
How did you transition to MMA?
I viewed the sport and decided that my style of fighting would be better suited to it. I made the transition in 2009.
What ranks and titles have you held?
Black Belt in the martial art of Funakoshi Rio.
- Pro since 2010
- Fought Wilhelm Strauss as a super heavyweight and won first round
- Never gone to decision