Ivan   "The Hurricane"   Strydom

Heavyweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 0 - 4 - 1
  • Submission : 0 Wins - 2 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 0 Wins - 2 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses
  • Age : 35
  • Height : 6'4" (1.96 m)
  • Reach : 77' 80" (198 cm)
  • Leg Span :
  • Stance :
  • BG Discipline : Boxing
  • Strengths : Experienced Boxing
    KO Power
    Highly Aggressive
  • From : South Africa
  • Fighting out of : Central, PE
  • Gym : Chosen MMA
  • Trainer : Ferdi Bason/Mardeo Bezuidenhout
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 5%
  • Takedowns : 5%
  • Striking : 90%

Fighters Media

SPARKS FLY AT EFC 52 WEIGH-IN
STUDENT FAVOURITE OVER MASTER AT SUPABETS
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LESAR STUNS THE WORLD!
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EFC 80 Weigh-In
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HOO-RAH! SOLDIERBOY READY FOR LESAR
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#TF2 FINALISTS REVEALED IN EFC 80 FIGHT WEEK
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HEAVYWEIGHTS HIT EFC 80 PRELIMS
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EFC 70 Highlights
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EFC 70 Press Conference
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DRAMATIC DOUBLE TITLE VICTORY FOR LINO
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‘MAD DOG’ AND ‘THE LIONESS’, SET FOR DURBAN’S BIGGEST BATTLE
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EFC 70 Fight Week Face-Offs
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EFC 70 Fight Week Press Conference
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EFC DURBAN – GUARANTEED TO SELL OUT
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HEAVYWEIGHT COASTAL CLASH
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HEAVYWEIGHT ACTION ON SABC 3
SPARKS FLY AT EFC 52 WEIGH-IN
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SPARKS FLY AT EFC 52 WEIGH-IN
STUDENT FAVOURITE OVER MASTER AT SUPABETS
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STUDENT FAVOURITE OVER MASTER AT SUPABETS
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DRC’S CHAMPION DOMINATES
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CRUNCH TIME AT EFC CAPE TOWN
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CAPE TOWN’S EXCITING OPENING BOUTS
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SMIT STEPS IN AS LATE REPLACEMENT FOR STRYDOM
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HEAVYWEIGHTS TO OPEN EFC 42 IN CAPE TOWN
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Speechly & Allen Claim Gold
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“I Am Herculeez”
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EFC Africa 08 – Henderson vs Jakobi

Action Shots

  • EFC – 80 – 29 June 2019
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  • EFC – 70 – 26 May 2018
  • EFC – 52 – 05 August 2016
  • EFC – 45 – 07 November 2015
  • EFC – 32 – 07 August 2014

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Matunga Djikasa
    EFC 80
    Loss
    R1 TKO/KO Ground & Pound (Punches)
  • Thabani Mndebela
    EFC 70
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Wessel Mostert
    EFC 52
    Loss
    R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Gary Smit
    EFC 45
    Loss
    R1 No Contest
  • Mike Vermeulen
    EFC 32
    Loss
    R1 TKO (Knee Injury)

Exhibition Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

When & why did you start martial arts training?

I started at a very young age of 13 with boxing as I wanted to be like Ali – The Greatest. My dad gave me gloves and a punching bag and I have been hooked ever since.

How and why did you transition to MMA?

After an extensive boxing career, it was a natural progression to evolve to MMA

Added Detail

Key Opponents

Notable Fights

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    Event
    Result
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Ivan   Strydom