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Know Your Fighter: Oliver Schmid

Full Name:

Oliver Schmid



Where were you born:

New York

Where do you live:

Auckland NZ

Which gym do you train out of:

City Kickboxing

Who are your coaches:

Eugene Bareman Andrei Paulet

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

Blue belt Bjj Black belt TKD

What sports or activities did you participate in growing up:


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

15 years of age Turned pro at 22

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

Every Day. I get to train at the best gym in the world with the best fighters in the world. Every day is my favourite day!

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


How would you describe your fighting style:

Kill or be killed

What is your favourite sport and why:

MMA because itโ€™s my life.

Who is your favourite athlete:

Mighty Mouse

Who is your favourite combat sports athlete:

Mighty mouse

What are your immediate and long term goals:

Win the Eternal Featherweight Title Fight in the UFC

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


How do you see your upcoming fight playing out:

Meeting in the middle and stand and bang.

A final message to any friends, family and supporters:

Very grateful for everyone supporting me on this journey ๐Ÿ™‚

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

@schmidoliver on Insta

Watch Oliver Schmid fight at Eternal MMA 86 on Saturday, June 22 on UFC Fight Pass.

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