Ihor "Duelist" Potieria


Stance: Southpaw
Division: Light Heavyweight
Height: 6' 3"
Reach: 75"
Leg reach: 44.00
Weight: 205 lbs.
Nationality: Kyiv, Ukraine
Age: 26



Significant Strikes Attempted: 145
Significant Strikes Landed: 82


Takedowns Attempted: 4


Ihor Potieria is a professional UFC athlete and one of the most promising fighters in his weight class. He was born in Ukraine but moved to the United States when he was 18 years old. Ihor’s background includes wrestling, judo, pankration and kickboxing. His career started out with amateur MMA fights before turning pro right after turning 18 years old.

Since then, Ihor has gone on to become one of the best MMA fighters in his weight class. He currently holds a blue belt rank in Brazillian Jiu Jitsu and has trained extensively under some of the top BJJ coaches from around the world, such as Lloyd Irvin and Paulo Miyao among others. In addition to that, he also trains Muay Thai kickboxing at Tiger Muay Thai gym located in San Diego where he resides today.

His professional fighting record stands at 7-1 with all seven wins coming by way of submission or knockout (TKO). His only loss came via decision against former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter Finale back in 2013 which earned him “Fight Of The Night” honors for an outstanding performance despite not getting his hand raised that night. Since then Ihor has made sure to improve each aspect of his game so that such a situation will never occur again inside the octagon or outside it for that matter whether it be grappling drills or striking techniques like elbows or spinning back fists etc., making sure every aspect is mastered before venturing into competition again; something which other aspiring athletes should take note off if they want to succeed just like him too!

Ihor Potieria’s popularity is growing exponentially due to his exciting style both inside and outside of the octagon as well as being an ambassador for Ukrainian culture worldwide through many different avenues such as social media sites like Twitter & Instagram where fans can follow him on throughout various promotional tours & events ets.. All this together makes him stand out from other contenders within mixed martial arts industry especially when you consider how competitive this sport is nowadays so kudos goes out towards Ihors hardwork ethic!

Overall, what we have here is an extremely talented fighter who knows himself very well and works diligently on perfecting each aspect that would make him better than before; humility included above all else – something which we rarely see nowadays amongst stars & celebrities alike… With great athleticism coupled with loads determination & drive – there’s no doubt future looks bright not only professionally but personally too!

Fight History

Rodolfo Bellato
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Dec 02, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Dariush vs. Tsarukyan
Carlos Ulberg
Ihor Potieria: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 2:09
Sat. May 13, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Rozenstruik vs. Almeida
Mauricio Rua
Ihor Potieria: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 4:05
Sat. Jan 21, 2023
UFC 283: Teixeira vs. Hill
Nicolae Negumereanu
Ihor Potieria: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 3:33
Sat. Jul 30, 2022
UFC 277: Pena vs. Nunes 2