Hakeem Dawodu Biography: MMA, Wife, Age, Height, Net Worth & Background

Hakeem Dawodu is a Pro Mixed Martial Artist who is currently signed with the UFC. He has fought many fights for the UFC. Because of this, he is a seasoned professional MMA. He always remains in the discussion for some reason or the other. For this reason, we have brought Hakeem Dawodu Biography Article which can provide you with more information about him. So read this Hakeem Dawodu Biography article completely.                 

Hakeem Dawodu Biography
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Who is Hakeem Dawodu?  

Hakeem Dawodu is a professional Canadian mixed martial artist known by the nickname “Mean”. He competes in the Featherweight division in the UFC. According to Wikiwand, Hakeem was born on July 2, 1991, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is also a former WOSF Champion.                                               

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Hakeem Dawodu Biography 

NameHakeem Dawodu
Nick NameMean                       
Date of birth2 July 1991    
Age31 years in 2022 
Birth PlaceCalgary, Alberta, Canada
OccupationUFC Featherweight Fighter  
School Fighter Centre – Muay Thai (High School)
AwardsPerformance of the Night award

Hakeem Dawodu Family  

None of the information about the Hakeem Dawodu family is public. 

Hakeem Dawodu Physical status

The height of Hakeem Dawodu is 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 66 Kg, According to sherdog.com.    

HeightIn Feet- 5 feet 8 inches
In Cm- 172.72 Cm
WeightIn Kilograms- 66 Kg
In LBS- 145 LBS 
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack

Hakeem Dawodu Net Worth

Hakeem Dawodu Net Worth
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Hakeem Dawodu’s net worth is unknown. But being a UFC fighter, his net worth can be around $1-$2 million.    

Net worth$1-$2 Million Approx.  

Hakeem Dawodu Social Media

Hakeem is followed on social media by many MMA fans and fighters. So if you also want to follow him then you can follow him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He is present on Instagram with more than 68000 followers and on Twitter with more than 6000 followers. 

Hakeem Dawodu FacebookDawodu J Hakeem
Hakeem Dawodu Twitter@meanhakeemko
Hakeem Dawodu Instagram@meanhakeem

Hakeem Dawodu Wikipedia 

Hakeem Dawodu’s full name is Hakeem Tyrone Dawodu. He is also a former kickboxer. As a kickboxer, he fought a total of 9 fights and won all 9 fights.                             

Hakeem Dawodu Background  

Hakeem Dawodu Background
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According to Wikiwand, Hakeem Dawodu was born in Alberta, Canada. His father was from Jamaica while his mother was from Nigeria. According to Wikiwand, Hakeem’s father was exiled when Hakeem was 6 years old. In this way, Hakeem was brought up by his mother. Hakim Dawood’s childhood went through a lot of difficulties, due to which he was weak in controlling his anger.

Due to his anger, he was also once placed in a juvenile detention center when he was 14 years old. Seeing Hakeem Dawodu’s anger, his counselor placed him in Muay Thai training.                 

Hakeem Dawodu Professional MMA Debut

According to Sherdog, Hakeem Dawodu made his professional MMA debut on February 21, 2014, at WSOF Canada 1 against Behrang Yousefi. He won the fight via KO in the first round. 

After this, he won two more consecutive pro fights in 2014. 

In 2015, he fought three fights in WSOF out of which he won two contests via TKO whereas one fight against Marat Magomedov at WSOF 26 ended in a majority draw.

After this, on 30 July 2016, he faced Marat Magomedov again. He won the fight via technical knockout due to punches. 

On 18 March 2017, he fought against Steven Siler at WSOF 35. He won the fight in the third round via a unanimous decision. This was his last fight in WSOF.                   

Hakeem Dawodu: UFC Featherweight Fighter 

Hakeem Dawodu UFC Featherweight Fighter 
Hakeem Dawodu UFC Featherweight Fighter (Twitter Image)

According to Wikiwand, on 11 November 2017, it was reported that Hakeem Dawoodu signed with the UFC.

After this, Hakeem Dawodu fought against Danny Henry at UFC Fight Night 127 on March 17, 2018. He lost the fight in the first round via Technical Submission due to Guillotine Choke. 

After losing his first UFC fight, he faced “The Golden Boy” Austin Arnett at UFC on Fox 30 on July 28, 2018. He won the fight in the third round via unanimous decision. 

Apart from this, he also won another fight in 2018 against Kyle Bochniak at UFC 231 via split decision.

In 2019, he appeared in two fights UFC 240 and UFC 244. He won the fights via TKO and split decision, facing Yoshinori Horie and Julio Arce respectively.

Hakeem faced Zubaira Tukhugov on 26 September 2020 at UFC 253. He won the fight via split decision. However, Hakeem Dawodu, who was heading towards the pinnacle of successive victories, lost to Movsar Evloev on 12 June 2021 at UFC 263.

On February 5, 2022, Hakeem faced “The Lone Wolf” Michael Trizano at UFC Fight Night 200. Hakeem defeated American fighter Michael Trizano in the third round via unanimous decision, According to Sherdog.           

Hakeem Dawodu faced Julian Erosa on 10 September 2022 at UFC 279. But he lost against Julian Erosa in the third round via unanimous decision.

Hakeem Dawodu Wife 

Hakeem Dawodu describes himself as single on Facebook, meaning he is not married yet. You are reading Hakeem Dawodu Biography.         

FAQ About Hakeem Dawodu

  • What are the names of Hakeem Dawodu’s parents?

    There is no information about Hakeem Dawodu’s parents yet.

  • How old is Hakeem Dawodu?

    Hakeem Dawodu was born on July 2, 1991, So his age is 31 years in 2022.

  • What is the name of Hakeem Dawodu’s Wife? 

    Hakeem Dawodu is single which means he is not married. 

  • How tall is Hakeem Dawodu? 

    The height of Hakeem is 5 feet 8 inches. i.e. 172.72 cm.

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