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EFC - Fighter Profile - Michael Vermeulen

Michael "Tank" Vermeulen

Heavyweight

Record [W L D] : 4 - 2 - 0

Submission : 1 Wins - 1 Losses
TKO/KO : 3 Wins - 1 Losses
Decision : 0 Wins - 0 Losses

Age : 36

Height : 1.87 m

Reach : 195 cm

Strengths :Aggressive striking

Forward fighter
Head-hunter

From : Johannesburg, South Africa

Fighting out of : Alberton, Johannesburg

Gym : The Tribe

Trainer : Walter Wendt

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Michael Vermuelen
Submissions 5%
Striking 90%
Takedowns 5%

Fighter's Videos

Action Shots

  • EFC 57 - 04 March 2017
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Elvis Moyo vs Mike Vermeulen
  • EFC 54 - 15 October 2016
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
    EFC54 - Mike Vermeulen vs Tomasz Kowalkowski
  • EFC 42 - 08 Agust 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Mike Vermeulen vs Knife Didier

Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Elvis Moyo
  • EFC 57
  • Loss
  • R1 TKO (Strikes)
  • Tomasz Kowalkowski
  • EFC 54
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Guilotine)
  • Knife Didier-Kilola
  • EFC 42
  • Win
  • R2 KO (Punches)
  • Sors Grobbelaar
  • EFC 36
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Ivan Strydom
  • EFC 32
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Knee Injury)
  • Morne Marias
  • EFC 13
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)

Fighter's Biography

  • BACKGROUND DISCIPLINES

    Standup Boxing

    WHAT DO YOU DO FOR FIGHT PREPARATION?

    Train as hard as possible and try to eat right.

    HOW DID YOU GET YOUR FIGHT NAME?

    “Tank” from my friends.

    When and why did you start martial arts training?

    Three years ago it looked interesting and easy but was I wrong.

    How did you transition to MMA?

    I had to give up rugby for the love of fighting.

    Tell us about your most memorable fight.

  • Going three rounds for the first time that was the most exhausting thing I've ever had to go though.

    What is your favourite technique?

    Stand up, going all out.

    Who are your hero's?

    My Father.

    What other interesting information can you tell us about yourself?

    I like a braai, rugby and the outdoors. Fishing, camping with family and friends. I live on a plot, small holding with four horses, 15 sheep, Blesbuck and many more animals.

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    Notable fights

    Opponent
    Event
    Result
    Knife didier
    EFC 42
    Win

    Added Detail

  • Never been to decision
  • Moved to pro as there was no one in heavyweight to fight
  • Aggressive forward fighter
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