Nico   "The Lion"   Yamdjie

Heavyweight
Fighter's record
[W L D] : 1 - 6 - 0
  • Submission : 1 Wins - 0 Losses
  • TKO/KO : 0 Wins - 1 Losses
  • Decision : 0 Wins - 5 Losses
  • Age : 35
  • Height : 1.83 m
  • Reach : 192 cm
  • Leg Span :
  • Stance :
  • BG Discipline : Wrestling
  • Strengths : Heavy-Handed
    Super Tough
    Highly Aggressive
  • From : Cameroon
  • Fighting out of : City Centre, Cape Town
  • Gym : Gracie Barra Cape Town
  • Trainer : Jaques Portelli
Fighter's Skills Breakdown
  • Submission : 70%
  • Takedowns : 10%
  • Striking : 20%

Fighters Media

EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
EFC 62: Bahati vs Du Plessis, Zulu vs Chipfumbu - Promo
VAN ZYL, BUYS, MOYO AND MORE TEST CLEAN
ONE HERO RETURNS. ONE HERO IS BORN.
MOYO AND BUYS SUPABETS UNDERDOGS
FIREWORKS EXPECTED IN SUN CITY
I WILL KNOCK MOSTERT FLAT ON HIS BACK
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EFC 75 Weigh-In
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This Sunday on SABC 3!
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EFC 69 Highlights
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EFC 69 Post Event Press Conference
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BUYS SMASHES ‘LE TERRIBLE’ FOR TITLE
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EFC 69 Weigh-In Highlights
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EFC 69 Weigh-In
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“I WILL END HIS CAREER” PROMISES ‘LE TERRIBLE’
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EFC 69 Engaged Episode 3
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JP BUYS VERSUS EVERYONE AT EFC 69
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EFC 69 Press Conference
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EFC 69 Press Conference Highlights
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FIGHT WEEK FEVER
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MAIN CARD PRESS CONFERENCE CONFIRMED
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ULTIMATE OPEN WORKOUT @ EFC GYM SANDTON THIS SATURDAY
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10 DAYS TO EFC 69
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EFC 68 Summer Lovin’ – Open Workout & Beach Volleyball
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RELIVE FIRST WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP
EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
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EFC 65 Now Available on Kwesé TV App
EFC 65 Press Conference
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EFC 65 Press Conference
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“EITHER I FINISH HIM, OR HE QUITS”
EFC 65 Weigh-In
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EFC 65 Weigh-In
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YAMDJIE STEPS IN TO FACE MOYO
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HEAVYWEIGHT ACTION ON SABC 3
EFC 62: Highlights
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EFC 62: Highlights
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DOUBLE GOLD FOR DU PLESSIS
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“DRICUS IS ALREADY DANCING”
EFC 62: Weigh-in
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EFC 62: Weigh-in
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THREE TITLE FIGHTS IN ONE NIGHT
EFC 62: Press Conference
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EFC 62: Press Conference
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FOUR FIGHTS ADDED TO EFC 62
EFC 62: Bahati vs Du Plessis, Zulu vs Chipfumbu - Promo
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EFC 62: Bahati vs Du Plessis, Zulu vs Chipfumbu – Promo
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HEAVYWEIGHT TAKEOVER THIS SATURDAY AHEAD OF EFC 
SUN CITY
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EFC 60: Post-Event Press Conference
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LINO WRITES HISTORY
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CAMEROONIAN HEAVYWEIGHT YAMDJIE STEPS IN LAST MINUTE
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EFC 60 Engaged: Ep7
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EFC 60 Engaged: Ep6
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EFC 60: Weigh-In
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EFC 59: Post-Event Press Conference
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DU PLESSIS DOES IT FOR SA
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IT ALL COMES DOWN TO THIS
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EFC 59: Weigh-in
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DU PLESSIS FAVOURITE AS BETXCHANGE REVEALS BIG MONEY MAKING ODDS
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IT’S FIGHT WEEK! GET TO CARNIVAL CITY THIS SATURDAY
VAN ZYL, BUYS, MOYO AND MORE TEST CLEAN
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VAN ZYL, BUYS, MOYO AND MORE TEST CLEAN
ONE HERO RETURNS. ONE HERO IS BORN.
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ONE HERO RETURNS. ONE HERO IS BORN.
MOYO AND BUYS SUPABETS UNDERDOGS
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MOYO AND BUYS SUPABETS UNDERDOGS
FIREWORKS EXPECTED IN SUN CITY
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FIREWORKS EXPECTED IN SUN CITY
I WILL KNOCK MOSTERT FLAT ON HIS BACK
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I WILL KNOCK MOSTERT FLAT ON HIS BACK

Action Shots

  • EFC – 75 – 3 November 2018
  • EFC – 69 – 28 April 2018
  • EFC – 65 – 04 November 2017
  • EFC – 62 – 19 August 2017
  • EFC – 60 – 10 JUNE 2017
  • EFC – 59 – 13 May 2017
  • EFC – 54 – 15 October 2016

Fight History

Pro Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Thabani Mndebela
    EFC 75
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Kevin Koekemoer
    EFC 69
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Elvis Moyo
    EFC 65
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Ricky Misholas
    EFC 62
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Thabani Mndebela
    EFC 60
    Loss
    R3 Decision (Split)
  • Mphatha Mukixi
    EFC 59
    Win
    R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Wessel Mostert
    EFC 54
    Loss
    R1 TKO (Punches)

Exhibition Fight History

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  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
    No fights recorded

Fighters Biography

When and why did you start Martial Arts?

I started at a very young age, I enjoy the training and have a passion for the sport.

How did you transition to MMA?

As I grew older, I became more involved in MMA and decided to persue my dreams in becoming an MMA athlete.

What ranks and titles have you held?

CFL Heavyweight Champion

How did you get your fight name?

I am a tough fighter and always ready to fight.

Who is your hero?

Mohammed Ali, I like his style of fighting; a technical boxer.

What is your favourite technique?

The armbar, it is easy to get on my opponents.

What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

I am a dedicated athlete and I train hard. My life is dedicated to MMA. This is my passion.

What does it mean for you to fight in EFC?

To get exposure and fulfil my dream to become a future heavyweight champion in EFC. It is also a platform to help me be seen all over the world one day.

 

Added Detail

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Notable Fights

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Nico   Yamdjie