|Born||December 14, 1991|
Alxa, Inner Mongolia, China
|Other names||The Mongolian Knight|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)|
|Reach||66.5 in (169 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Inner Mongolia, China|
|Team||UFC PI Shanghai|
Fight Ready (2021-present)
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Following his father's footsteps, Alateng started wrestling in school. Eventually he was spotted by a talent scout and was invited to join a team in Beijing, where he started to develop an interest in mixed martial arts.
Mixed martial arts career Edit
Early career Edit
Starting his career in 2013, Heili compiled a 12–7–1 record in various Asian organizations, most notably fighting in Road FC, which one of the fights being against future Rizin champ, Kai Asakura. Asakura won the fight after 29 seconds, hitting Heili with a short left hook, followed by a knee strike. Asakura suffered his first career loss to Je Hoon Moon during Road FC 39, losing by way of TKO.
Ultimate Fighting Championship Edit
Alatang made his debut on August 31, 2019 at UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang against Danaa Batgerel. He won the fight via unanimous decision. This fight earned him the Fight of the Night award.
Alateng was expected to face Casey Kenney on September 27, 2020 at UFC 253. However, due to unknown reasons, it was moved to UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana on October 4, 2020. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Championships and accomplishments Edit
Mixed martial arts Edit
Mixed martial arts record Edit
|26 matches||16 wins||8 losses|
|Win||16–8–2||Chad Anheliger||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 279||September 10, 2022||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||15–8–2||Kevin Croom||TKO (punches)||UFC on ESPN: Luque vs. Muhammad 2||April 16, 2022||1||0:47||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Draw||14–8–2||Gustavo Lopez||Draw (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Spann||September 18, 2021||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Alateng was deducted one point in round 3 due to repeatedly grabbing the cage.|
|Loss||14–8–1||Casey Kenney||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on ESPN: Holm vs. Aldana||October 4, 2020||3||5:00||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Win||14–7–1||Ryan Benoit||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. Korean Zombie||December 21, 2019||3||5:00||Busan, South Korea|
|Win||13–7–1||Danaa Batgerel||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang||August 31, 2019||3||5:00||Shenzhen, China||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||12–7–1||Jong Hyun Kwak||TKO (punches)||Road FC 47||May 12, 2018||2||2:40||Beijing, China||Catchweight (138 lb) bout.|
|Win||11–7–1||Ik Hwan Jang||TKO (punches)||Road FC 46||March 10, 2018||1||3:06||Seoul, South Korea||Return to Bantamweight.|
|Loss||10–7–1||Kai Asakura||TKO (punches)||Road FC 37||March 11, 2017||1||0:29||Seoul, South Korea|
|Draw||10–6–1||Nam Jin Jo||Draw (unanimous)||Road FC 34||November 19, 2016||3||5:00||Shijiazhuang, China||Flyweight debut.|
|Win||10–6||Mu Song Choi||Decision (unanimous)||Road FC 31||May 14, 2016||3||5:00||Seoul, South Korea|
|Win||9–6||Fumiya Sasaki||TKO (punches)||Road FC 30||April 16, 2016||1||1:34||Beijing, China|
|Win||8–6||Kana Hyatt||Decision (unanimous)||Kunlun Fight 38||February 21, 2016||3||5:00||Pattaya, Thailand|
|Win||7–6||Min Seok Kwon||Decision (split)||Road FC 28||January 31, 2016||3||5:00||Seoul, South Korea|
|Win||6–6||Emil Abbasov||Decision (unanimous)||WLF E.P.I.C. 1||January 13, 2016||3||5:00||Zhengzhou, China|
|Win||5–6||Jessie Rafols||Submission (guillotine choke)||Kunlun Fight 31||September 28, 2015||2||N/A||Bangkok, Thailand|
|Loss||4–6||Nam Jin Jo||Decision (unanimous)||WBK 4||June 5, 2015||3||5:00||Ningbo, China|
|Win||4–5||Stephen Langdown||TKO (punches and soccer kicks)||One Championship 27: Warrior's Quest||May 22, 2015||2||0:51||Kallang, Singapore|
|Loss||3–5||Altynbek Bazhimov||Submission (armbar)||Kunlun Fight: Cage Series 2||April 4, 2015||1||2:53||Almaty, Kazakhstan|
|Loss||3–4||Zhikang Zhao||Decision (unanimous)||Chinese Kung Fu Championships||December 23, 2014||3||3:00||Qian'an, China||Featherweight bout.|
|Loss||3–3||Denis Purić||TKO (punches)||Kunlun Fight 13||November 16, 2014||2||2:05||Hohhot, China|
|Win||3–2||Chao Huang||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Chinese Kung Fu Championships||November 11, 2014||2||1:44||Qian'an, China|
|Loss||2–2||Baasankhuu Damnlanpurev||TKO (punches)||Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation 13||June 7, 2014||2||2:03||Shanghai, China||Return to Bantamweight.|
|Win||2–1||Tom Ni||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation 12||March 29, 2014||1||N/A||Shanghai, China||Featherweight debut.|
|Loss||1–1||Song Yadong||Decision (unanimous)||Ranik Ultimate Fighting Federation 11||November 30, 2013||3||5:00||Shanghai, China|
|Win||1–0||Woong Hee Lee||Decision (unanimous)||Real Fight MMA Championship 3||October 20, 2013||2||5:00||Beijing, China||Bantamweight debut.|
See also Edit
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