Finishing the Fight: UFC Fight Island 6

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – OCTOBER 16: (L-R) Opponents Jamie Mullarkey of Australia and Fares Ziam of France face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in on October 16, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC)

Fares “Smile Killer” Ziam (10-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Total Number of Pro MMA Finishes: 9

Via KO/TKO: 4

Via Submission: 5

Total Number of UFC Finishes: 0

Via KO/TKO: 0

Via Submission: 0

Fares Ziam is just 23 years old and has already made his debut in the UFC. Ziam has faced good competition throughout his professional MMA career and has finished five of his opponents in the very first round. Ziam is a former K1 European Kickboxing Champion so most fighters try and take him down which is where most of his submissions come from. Ziam is competent on the ground, but at such a young age, he is ever-improving and already has multiple submissions.

Ziam is also long for the weight class at 6’1″ with a 75″ reach and has great weapons on that he utilizes on his feet. Fares will be looking to capture his first win in the UFC on October 17th at Fight Island against Jamie Mullarkey.

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