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EFC - Fighter Profile - Wesley Hawkey

Wesley 'Young Assassin' Hawkey

Featherweight

Record [W L D] : 14 - 8 - 0

Submission : 6 Wins - 8 Losses
TKO/KO : 4 Wins - 0 Losses
Decision : 4 Wins - 0 Losses

Age : 30

Height : 1.75 m

Reach : 180 cm

Strengths :Great striking and movement

Highly skilled and conditioned
Veteran with BMT

From : South Africa

Fighting out of : Durban, South Africa

Gym : Team MMA fighter

Trainer : Morne Swanepoel

Skills Breakdown

EFC - Fighter Profile - Wesley Hawkey
Submissions 35%
Striking 30%
Takedowns 35%

Fighter's Videos

Action Shots

  • EFC 56 - 09 December 2016
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 55 - 11 November 2016
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 49 - 13 May 2016
    EFC49 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
    EFC49 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
    EFC49 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
    EFC49 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
    EFC49 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
    EFC49 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
    EFC49 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
    EFC47 - Brendon Katz vs Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 43 - 27 August 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey vs Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 41 - 11 July 2015
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 41 - 11 July 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 41 - 11 July 2015
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 31 - 03 July 2014
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 27 - 27 February 2014
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 23 - 12 September 2013
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 19 - 19 April 2013
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 17 - 23 November 2012
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 14 - 1 June 2012
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 12 - 02 March 2012
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 11 - 10 November 2011
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
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    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
    EFC - Extreme Fighting Championship - Fighter - Wesley Hawkey
  • EFC 10 - 1 September 2011
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Fight History

  • Opponent
  • Event
  • Result
  • Method
  • Azi Thomas
  • EFC 56
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (RNC)
  • Sibusiso Mdoko
  • EFC 55
  • Win
  • R1 KO (Punches)
  • Brendon Katz
  • EFC 49
  • Win
  • R1 KO (Punches)
  • Sizwe Mnikathi
  • EFC 43
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Tumisang Madiba
  • EFC 41
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Boyd Allen
  • EFC 38
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Brendon Katz
  • EFC 33
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Hanru Botha
  • EFC 31
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Majority)
  • Gareth Buirski
  • EFC 27
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Boyd Allen
  • EFC 23
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Alain Ilunga
  • EFC 19
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Leo Gloss
  • EFC 17
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)
  • Demarte Pena
  • EFC 14
  • Loss
  • R4 Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)
  • Denzil Wait
  • EFC 12
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Victor Anyaogu
  • EFC 11
  • Win
  • R1 TKO (Punches)
  • Jean-Luc Kazadi
  • EFC 10
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Francois Groenewald
  • -
  • Loss
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Mike Cooper
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 KO (Punches)
  • Ryan van Niekerk
  • -
  • Loss
  • R2 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Amos Hlatshwayo
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Guillotine Choke)
  • Donald Nzirawa
  • -
  • Win
  • R1 Submission (Armbar)
  • Tyson Cheliin
  • -
  • Win
  • R3 Decision (Unanimous)

Fighter's Biography

  • Fight preparation?

    Twice a day. Morning is a strength session. Monday and Wednesday are cardio days, Thursday is boxing, Tuesday and Saturday are grappling days.

    When and why did you start MMA?

    Roughly 2008. I came from a boxing family and I watched my brothers start out in boxing and move into MMA. Seeing the sport grow was great and I decided I wanted to try it.

    What ranks and titles have you held?

    Boxing – I took an SA title as a junior.

    What do you enjoy about MMA?

    The adrenaline, the hype and the crowd.

    What do you consider your strengths to be?

    Stand-up skills and my natural physical strength.

  • What do you do when not competing or training?

    I work as an electrician. When I’m not preparing for a fight I just like to relax.

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    Notable fights

    Opponent
    Event
    Result
    Hanru Botha
    EFC 31
    win
    Demarte Pena
    EFC 14
    LOSS

    Added Detail

  • 65% win rate
  • 17 MMA fights in total
  • Majority of his bouts in EFC have been in JHB
  • Last 2 fights have been in Durban
  • Ran a 3 fight winning streak before losing to Allen for the Title
  • Completed 29 of a possible 55 career rounds
  • All 7 of his finishes have been in the 1st round
  • Majority of his wins have come by Submission
  • All of his losses have come by Submission
  • Has completed 24 of a possible 44 rounds in his MMA career
  • He fought for a title against Pena and lost
  • Majority of his bouts have ended in Round 1
  • Majority of his wins have been by Submission Win
  • All of his losses have been by submission
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