Ulka Sasaki

John Von 12 Sep,2018


Yuta "Ulka" Sasaki or famously known as Ulka Sasaki is a professional Japanese MMA athlete who is currently competing for the American renowned MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championships (UFC) in its Flyweight division.


A professional MMA fighter since 2010, he has compiled an MMA record of  21 wins and 5 losses, 2 draws in his 28 professional MMA matches so far.

Ulka Sasaki Early Career

Ulka Sasaki was born on October 7, 1989, in Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan. He is of Japanese nationality having an Asian ethnic background.

He was fond of combat sports since his early childhood days. Ulka trained in  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from his early days as a child.  Sasaki wrestled for several seasons for Hiryu High School and went on to win the All-Japan Combat Wrestling Open Championships for under 66 kg category in 2009.

Ulka Sasaki Career

He started his professional MMA career in 2009 and competed for several MMA promotions such as  Shooto, DEEP and  GCM.

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Ulka signed with the renowned American MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championships in the summer of 2014. He made his UFC debut against Roland Delorme at the UFC Fight Night  48 that took place on August 23, 2014.

Sasaki went to win his debut match with a submission hold at the first round and also won the  Performance of the Night Bonus award. His next fight came against Leandro Issa during the UFC Fight Night 58 and won the match through a submission in the second round.

He later faced off against several  MMA competitors such as Willie Gates, Justin Scoggins, Jussier Formiga and several other fighters.

Currently, he took on Jenel Lausa during the event, UFC  Fight Night 132 on June 23, 2018. In addition, he does not seem to be active in social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Ulka Sasaki Personal Life

The Japanese MMA star, Ulka Sasaki stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 57 kg. He has a reach of 71 inches which he uses to his maximum effect during his match against his opponents.

Moving towards his personal life, there is no previous information about his past and present relationship to reveal if he is married, has a girlfriend, or is in a relationship.

Furthermore, he has not been found involved in any sort of rumors, controversy, scandals, and affairs as he totally focused and dedicating in improving his MMA career than being involved in nuisance and another unnecessary thing which might adversely affect his career.

Ulka Sasaki Net Worth

He has earned a good amount of money through his professional career as an MMA athlete. Although his net worth has not been officially disclosed.

However, his official earnings are estimated to be around $100,000  as of 2018 which is expected once his career progress to the next level.


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