Finishing the Fight: UFC Vegas 41 — The Future?

Mason Jones and David Onama, UFC Vegas 41
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - OCTOBER 22: (L-R) Opponents Mason Jones of Wales and David Onama of Uganda face off during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on October 22, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Every fighter has their go-to moves, especially specialists within certain martial arts disciplines. Their own signature styles can lead to spectacular finishes. Whether it’s a scary-good rear-naked choke that fighters just can’t seem to avoid once going to the ground or crazy power in a straight left hand that has dropped even granite-chinned fighters with ease, each fighter has a particular finishing move or sequence. Moves that have stuck in fan’s minds and come to define and describe their careers within the cage.

For UFC Vegas 41 we will take a look at some fighters with only a few (5 or less) fights in the UFC, rather than those fighters that are long-time UFC veterans with a bunch of finishes with the promotion.
This week we will be focusing on a crop of fighters that have yet to get their first win in the UFC.

David Onama (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC)

Total Number of Pro MMA Finishes: 8

Via KO/TKO: 5

Via Submission: 3

Total Number of UFC Finishes: 0

Via KO/TKO: 0

Via Submission: 0

David Onama will be making his UFC debut at UFC Vegas 41 against Mason Jones.

Onama is a shining undefeated prospect that has finished every opponent that he’s fought as a pro and has kickboxing experience. Onama was also undefeated as a ameatur with a 9-0 record.

Onama is a very patient striker and very strategic while controlling the octagon and pressuring his opponent. David has good strike selection, mostly relying on punches, and knows how to fully utilize his reach by keeping his opponent on the end of his strikes.

Onama has a very snappy 1, 2 combination and has great instinct for knowing when his opponent is hurt.