EFC - Fighter Profile - Irshaad Sayed

Irshaad "White Tiger" Sayed

Bantamweight

Record [W L D] : 12 - 3 - 0

Submission : 2 Wins - 0 Losses
TKO/KO : 6 Wins - 0 Losses
Decision : 4 Wins - 3 Losses

Age : 28

Height : 1.7 m

Reach : 163 cm

Strengths :Dynamic striking

Consistent finisher
International exposure and development

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : China Street, Singapore

Gym : Evolve MMA Singapore

Trainer : Heath Sims

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Irshaad Sayed
Submissions 40%
Striking 40%
Takedowns 20%

Fighter's Videos

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  • EFC 58 - 08 April 2017
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
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  • EFC 55 - 11 November 2016
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
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  • EFC 48 - 22 April 2016
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  • EFC 35 - 06 November 2014
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
  • EFC 30 - 05 June 2014
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed
  • EFC 28 - 27 March 2014
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Irshaad Sayed

Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Tumisang Madiba
  • EFC 58
  • Win
  • TKO (Punches)
  • Demarte Pena
  • EFC 55
  • Loss
  • R5 Unanimous Decision
  • Cedric Doyle
  • EFC 48
  • Win
  • R3 TKO (Punches)
  • Oumpie Sebeko
  • EFC 39
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Abdul Hassan
  • EFC 35
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Charlie Weyer
  • EFC 30
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Leo Gloss
  • EFC 28
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Chunbo Yaun
  • -
  • Win
  • R2 TKO (Punches)
  • Guobin Xue
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Knees)
  • Jumayi Ayideng
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Jumableke Tuerxun
  • -
  • Loss
  • R3 Decision (Split)
  • Jessie Rafols
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 KO (Punches)
  • Jumayi Ayideng
  • -
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Split)
  • Jumableke Tuerxun
  • -
  • Loss
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Ngoo Ditty
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 TKO
  • Lianjie Liu
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 TKO

Fighter's Biography

  • What do you do for fight preparation?

    Fight camp is normally over an 8 week period. Training in the morning from 9-11am is grappling, wrestling or MMA. Training in the afternoon from 2-4pm is Muay Thai, boxing and sparring.

    How did you get your fight name?

    From a promoter in Thailand.

    When and why did you start martial arts training?

    I started training kickboxing when I was 14 years old.

    How did you transition to MMA?

    MMA is growing rapidly and it was only natural for me to transtiton to MMA sooner or later. At first I just gave MMA a try with minimal grappling experince but since I staretd training at Evolve MMA in Singapore I have become a well rounded fighter.


  • What ranks and titles have you held?

    RUFF MMA Champion, WPMF Muay Thai World Champion, WMC Kickboxing World Champion, 2x WMC Asia Muay Thai Champion, South African National Kickboxing Champion.

    Tell us about your most memorable fight.

    My most memorable fight was a three round war vs. Adiyeng Jumayi. I managed to win by split decision in a very tough fight that I’ll never forget.

    What is your favourite technique?

    I don’t have one favourite technique, but I really like my left hook to the body.

    Who are your heroes?

    My Mom and my Dad.

    What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

    I played provincial cricket when I was in high school but realised how boring it was after I had my first fight.

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