Olivier Aubin-Mercier

by Henry 31 Jul,2018
Olivier Aubin-Mercier
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 9 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Olivier Aubin-Mercier
  • Birth Place Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Famous Name The Canadian Gangster
  • Salary $343,000
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Ethnicity white
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Married to Marijo Osteopath
  • Children One
  • Squad No MMA fighter
  • Rank 17th

Olivier Aubin-Mercier is a well-known Canadian mixed martial artist currently linked with The UFC Lightweight and Welterweight division. Olivier Aubin-Mercier was born on February 23, 1989, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

 

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, he was interested in martial arts from a very young age and practiced Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Taekwondo. He started professionally participating in MMA in 2011 and so far has appeared in 14 events with total 11 wins and 3 losses.

Participating formerly in Lightweight and Welterweight division and is signed up with the UFC promotion since April 16, 2014. The Lightweight and Welterweight fighter is currently ranked 17th in the UFC WW division. 

Olivier Aubin-Mercier Early Life

Olivier Aubin-Mercier grew up in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and started practicing various forms of martial arts.

On being asked about when and how did get involved into MMA, he in his UFC players profile stated:

"I saw the first fight between GSP and Matt Hughes when I was learning English in Victoria. I was 17 at that time and I have been a fan of MMA since that day. I started training three or four years ago, when I wasn’t sure if I was joining the judo national team that year."

In regards to his educational background, he attended and acquired CEGEP for two years, where he studied Multimedia. He holds Canadian nationality and currently in contract with UFC. As per his ethnic backgrounds, he is white. On the date of the news published, he has 14.1k followers in Twitter and 21.1k followers in Instagram.

Olivier Aubin-Mercier Career

The Canadian MMA player began his professional career in a match with Ringside MMA 12, where he fought against Guy Poulin and Win the match held on 21-Oct-11 via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 1.

Correspondingly, he at Ringside MMA 13 fought against Daniel Ireland, won the match held on 17-Mar-12 via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 1.

Additionally, on 30-Nov-12, he fought against Jordan Jewell at Slamm 1 and won the match via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 1. In another equally important match with Challenge MMA 22, he fought against Jason Meisel, won the match held on 17-Aug-13 via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 1.

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On 16-Apr-14, he fought against Chad Laprise at The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale: Bisping vs. Kennedy and lost the match via Decision (split) in round 3. In the following event, with UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Saffiedine he, fought against Jake Lindsey, won the match held on 4-Oct-14 via Submission (inverted triangle kimura) in round 2.

In one of the most remembered bouts, on 25-Apr-15, he fought against David Michaud at UFC 186 and won the match via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 3. Consequently, in the match with UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Oliveira, he fought against Tony Sims, won the match held on 23-Aug-15 via Decision (unanimous) in round 3.

In addition to that, on 30-Jan-16, he fought against Carlos Diego Ferreira at UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Bader and lost the match via Decision (unanimous) in round 3. Again at UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson, he fought against Thibault Gouti, won the match held on 18-Jun-16 via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 3.

In fact, on 10-Dec-16, he fought against Drew Dober at UFC 206 and won the match via Submission (rear-naked choke) in round 2. All things considered, with UFC Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch, he fought against Tony Martin, won the match held on 16-Sep-17 via Decision (split) in round 3.

Moreover, on 7-Apr-18, he fought against Evan Dunham at UFC 223 and won the match via TKO (knees to the body and punches) in round 1. Added the fact, with UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2, he fought against Alexander Hernandez, lost the match held on 28-Jul-18 via Decision (unanimous) in round 3.

Olivier Aubin-Mercier Personal Life

He is currently married to his former girlfriend and current wife Marijo Osteopath. The married couple is living together in their Montreal, Quebec, Canada based home.

The couple is also blessed with a child and the fighter keeps sharing his family pictures on his Instagram profile. He is 5' 9" ( 175 cm) tall and weighs 155 lb ( 70 kg ). The MMA fighter has 70" reach.

Besides, there is no information regarding his past affairs and relationship. 

Olivier Aubin-Mercier Net Worth

Talking about Olivier Aubin-Mercier salary, he is estimated to have earned around $343,000 from his entire MMA career, and his last fight was against Alexander Hernandez. Moreover, his net worth is reported to be over a million dollars. 

As per many tabloids, his current net worth is reportedly unknown, but his main source of income still remains his career as a fighter. 

Olivier Aubin-Mercier Facts and Stats

The MMA player considers RNC as his best submission technique. Moreover, he is also a great standup Boxer. 5 feet and 9 inches tall wrestler weighs 155lb (70kg). The MMA player has got a black belt in judo, brown belt in BJJ, and blue belt in Taekwondo.

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