Damian Stasiak (born February 20, 1990) is a Polish mixed martial artist currently competing in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2011, he formerly competed for M-1 Global.
February 20, 1990 |
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Reach||68.0 in (173 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Łódź, Poland|
|Rank||Black belt in Karate
Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
|Years active||2011 - present|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Stasiak began training in karate at the age of six, later earning his black belt (International Traditional Karate Federation), and won multiple World Championships in individual Kumite. Stasiak is also accomplished in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, holding the rank of brown belt.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Stasiak made his professional debut in November 2011 where he competed primarily in regional promotions across the Eastern Europe, including stints in M-1 Global and BAMMA, where he compiled a record of 8 - 2 before signing with the UFC in the spring of 2015.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
Stasiak was briefly linked to a fight with Erik Perez on November 21, 2015 at The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 2 Finale. However, Stasiak was removed from the bout for undisclosed reasons in mid-October and was replaced by Taylor Lapilus.
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|14 matches||10 wins||4 losses|
|Loss||10–4||Pedro Munhoz||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira||May 28, 2017||3||5:00||Stockholm, Sweden|
|Win||10–3||Davey Grant||Submission (armbar)||UFC 204||October 8, 2016||3||3:56||Manchester, England|
|Win||9–3||Filip Pejić||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Rothwell vs. dos Santos||April 10, 2016||1||2:16||Zagreb, Croatia||Bantamweight debut.|
|Loss||8–3||Yaotzin Meza||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Gonzaga vs. Cro Cop 2||April 11, 2015||3||5:00||Kraków, Poland|
|Win||8–2||Mike Grundy||Submission (triangle choke)||BAMMA 19||March 28, 2015||2||4:18||Blackpool, England|
|Win||7–2||Kemil Selwa||Submission (rear-naked choke)||ACB 13||January 31, 2015||1||3:42||Płock, Poland|
|Win||6–2||Łukasz Grochowski||Decision (unanimous)||3F: Extreme Fight Cage||January 25, 2014||3||5:00||Ełk, Poland|
|Win||5–2||Konrad Sokulski||Submission (rear-naked choke)||3F: Extreme Fight Cage||January 25, 2014||2||2:31||Ełk, Poland|
|Win||4–2||Tomasz Boduszek||Submission (rear-naked choke)||3F: Extreme Fight Cage||January 25, 2014||1||1:32||Ełk, Poland|
|Loss||3–2||Dmitry Silnyagin||Decision (unanimous)||VSR: Overtime||April 27, 2013||3||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Loss||3–1||Magomed Magomedov||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Global Challenge 37||February 27, 2013||3||5:00||Orenburg, Russia|
|Win||3–0||Krzysztof Klaczek||Decision (unanimous)||PMMAF: Finals||November 5, 2011||2||5:00||Chorzów, Poland|
|Win||2–0||Pawel Chwalinski||Submission (rear-naked choke)||PMMAF: Finals||November 5, 2011||1||4:15||Chorzów, Poland|
|Win||1–0||Marcin Moskiewski||KO (punch)||PMMAF: Finals||November 5, 2011||2||2:52||Chorzów, Poland|
- "Damian Stasiak - Official Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved April 10, 2016.
- "Damian Stasiak - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved October 11, 2016.
- Zane Simon (2015-04-02). "Welcome to the UFC, Damian Stasiak". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2015-04-02.
- Staff (2015-04-01). "Yaotzin Meza vs. Damian Stasiak joins next week's UFC Fight Night 64 lineup". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-04-01.
- Ben Fowlkes (2015-04-11). "UFC Fight Night 64 results: Yaotzin Meza outworks Damian Stasiak for decision win". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-04-11.
- Luke Thomas (2015-08-18). "Erik Perez returns after injury layoff against Damian Stasiak at UFC Fight Night 78". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2015-08-18.
- NickUFC (2015-10-15). "Taylor Lapilus replaces injured Damian Stasiak, faces Erik Perez in Mexico". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2015-10-15.
- Staff (2016-02-11). "Damian Stasiak meets newcomer Filip Pejic at UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-02-11.
- Steven Marrocco (10 April 2016). "UFC Fight Night 86 results: Damian Stasiak spoils Filip Pejic's home debut with choke". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 10 April 2016.
- Jim Edwards (2016-08-15). "UFC 204 official". flocombat.com. Retrieved 2016-08-15.
- Steven Marrocco (2016-10-08). "UFC 204 results: Damian Stasiak gives major thrashing to Davey Grant's arm for submission win". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-10-08.
- Marcel Dorff (2017-03-14). "Pedro Munhoz fights Damian Stasiak at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-03-14.(in Dutch)
- Steven Marrocco (2017-05-28). "UFC Fight Night 109 results: Pedro Munhoz counters flashy Damian Stasiak with heavy hitting for win". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-05-28.
- Staff (2017-09-08). "Brian Kelleher vs. Damian Stasiak official for UFC Fight Night 118 in Poland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2017-09-08.