Gary     Smit

Heavyweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 2 - 0 - 0
  • Submission : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 2 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Age : 29
  • Height : 1.83 m
  • Reach : 66 cm
  • Leg Span :
  • Stance :
  • BG Discipline : Kickboxing, Jiu jitsu
  • Strengths : Developed in amateurs,
    Exceptionally strong,
    High Level ground game
  • From : Durban, South Africa
  • Fighting out of : Margate, KZN
  • Gym : Gorgeous Boyz Hardcore (GBH)
  • Trainer : Rhyne Hassan
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 50%
  • Takedowns : 20%
  • Striking : 30%

Fighters Media

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Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Ivan Strydom
    EFC 45
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Steve Nwosu
    EFC 42
    Win
    R1 TKO (Punches)

Exhibition Fight History

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  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

BACKGROUND DISCIPLINES

Kickboxing, Jiu jitsu

FIGHT PREPERATION:

Powerlifting, sparring, grappling, anaerobic fitness

WHEN AND WHY DID YOU START MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING?

I started about 12 years ago in Margate – I was never good at anything else!

HOW DID YOU TRANSITION INTO MMA?

When I started training, MMA was becoming popular and a lot of kickboxers and grapplers were the main candidates for it

WHAT RANKS AND TITLES HAVE YOU HELD?

ASL light heavyweight title, MFC heavyweight title

TELL US ABOUT YOUR MOST MEMORABLE FIGHT?

My most memorable fight was against Wade Hendrickson

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE TECHNIQUE?

Spinning back kick, arm bar from the bottom

WHO ARE YOUR HEROS?

Ronald Dlamini, Wanderlei Silver, Mirko Cro Cop

WHAT OTHER INTERESTING INFORMATION CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF?

I enjoy the sea, surfing and spear fishing

Added Detail

  • Undefeated as an amateur
  • Accepted his Debut fight on short notice

 

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Notable Fights

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Gary   Smit