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Know Your Fighter: Kris Ustijanovski

Full Name:

Kristopher Ustijanovski



Where were you born:

Sydney Australia

Where do you live:


Which gym do you train out of:

Lions Den Academy

Who are your coaches:

Luke Pezzutti

What belts or rankings do you currently possess as a martial artist:

Purple belt jiu jitsu

What sports or activities did you participate in growing up:

Played all sports at a high level Soccer Cricket

When did you begin to take MMA seriously as a hobby and then as a potential profession:

I began at the age of 6 years old when me and my dad would watch it all day together and my dad put me into it and it’s been my dream ever since to compete in the UFC

Favourite aspect of training or favourite session of the week, and why:

Sparring day. I love to try all the things that I have been learning and put them to practice

What are your greatest strengths as an athlete or a fighter:

I believe my greatest strength as an athlete is my ability to learn and acquire new skills quickly and apply them

How would you describe your fighting style:

Violent and Vicious

What is your favourite sport and why:

Mixed Martial Arts of course it’s my passion since a young boy

Who is your favourite athlete:

Having trained overseas with George Saint Pierre and being around him he’s a huge inspiration to me. But the reason I started MMA was because of Chuck Liddell

Who is your favourite combat sports athlete:


What are your immediate and long term goals:

I see myself within the next 6-9 months competing for the Eternal Batamweight Belt and winning it. Then eventually making my way to the UFC

When fans see your name on a fight poster, what should they expect:

Absolute Violence that’s what I go in there to do. I look to finish fights in the most clinical way possible.

How do you see your upcoming fight playing out:

I don’t see this fight going to the judges. I’m going in there to finish at any moment. Every strike, every exchange I plan on being as vicious as possible.

A final message to any friends, family and supporters:

A massive shoutout to my family my team & my sponsors they are the reason I am where I am today. So this win will be for them I can’t wait to put on a performance

Where will any fans or supporters be able to find you socials:

@krisustijmma -Instagram/tiktok

Watch Kris Ustijanovski fight at Eternal MMA 86 on Saturday, June 22 on UFC Fight Pass.

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