Gökhan Saki Biography

(mixed martial artist)

Gökhan Saki is a dutch Turkish former boxer as well as a mixed martial artist. He is married.

Relationship Facts of Gökhan Saki

  • Gökhan Saki is married to Aylin Saki.
  • He does not have any kids as of now.
  • Gökhan Saki is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Gökhan Saki?

Gokhan Saki is a married person. He married Aylin Saki in the year 2011.

There isn’t much information about his past whether he had a girlfriend or not. And the couple hasn’t stated about their future plans too.

Who is Gökhan Saki?

Gökhan Saki is a dutch Turkish former boxer as well as a mixed martial artist.

He is the former Glory Light Heavyweight Champion and won the inaugural title by defeating Nathan Corbett in the semifinals.

In 2017, he signed a multi-fight contract with the UFC.

Gökhan Saki: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Gokhan was born on 19th October 1983 in Schiedam, Netherlands. When he was a child he had some nicknames like The Rebel, Turkish Tyson, etc.

Gokhan is a great boxer but he hasn’t mentioned his family on the sites. He was raised by immigrant parents from Turkey. His nationality is Dutch and Turkish whereas his ethnicity is Dutch.

Gökhan Saki
Caption: Gökhan Saki (Source: NMA Media)

Gokhan Saki is a very secretive person as he hasn’t mentioned his education from his primary school till the university. So there isn’t much information about him on other sites too.

Gökhan Saki: Professional Life and Career

Gökhan Saki had begun his career at the age of 10. His initial trainer was Jan Pasztjerik.  He had returned to Pasztjerikan and joined production with Golden Glory and Pasztjerik in 2006.

In the same year, he made his K-1 debut at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2006 in Amsterdam. In 2007, he defeated Mourad Bouzidi at the K-1 World Grand Prix 2007 in Amsterdam.

Similarly, in 2008, he won the World Full Contact Association (WFCA) World Thaiboxing Super Heavyweight (+95 kg) Championship by defeating Englishman Chris Knowles via TKO in his hometown of Schiedam.

Starting with the year 2009, he had begun with a defense of his WFCA World Thaiboxing Super Heavyweight Championship. While in 2010 he was able to bounce back by taking two wins including a defense of his WFCA Muay Thai title against Utley Mariana.

Following the trend, he entered the United Glory 2010/11 World Series in Amsterdam, Netherlands. From the Netherland, Saki had returned to Japan for the K-1 World Grand Prix 2010 Final. 

He had faced Daniel Ghiţă in the quarter-finals and won by unanimous decision after four rounds. But suddenly the fight stopped due to his right elbow which was also broken in his quarter-final fight.

In 2011, he returned again with recuperating from the injuries. Then he went to the World Series at United Glory 14: 2010–2011 in Moscow and Russia.

In 2012, he faced  Badr Hari, where he defeated Saki with ease, scoring three knockdowns in the first round before the referee stopped the fight, earning him a TKO victory.

While in 2013, he had a rematch with  Daniel Ghiţă at Glory 6: Istanbul in Istanbul, Turkey. Then in the year 2014, Saki was crowned as an inaugural Glory Light Heavyweight Champion.

In 2015, Mr. Saki was stripped of the Glory light heavyweight title due to inactivity in Glory. While he signed a multi-fight deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2017.

It was announced that Saki had left the UFC on February 8, 2021. Later, Saki confirmed that he asked the UFC to release him because of the numerous wounds he received while practicing mixed martial arts.

Achievement and Awards

Moving towards his achievements and goals he hasn’t achieved many awards but won some matches in his field.

The matches like the World Full Contact Association,  TKO in the second round, etc.

Gökhan Saki: Salary and Net Worth

This boxer hasn’t mentioned his salary. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Gökhan Saki: Rumors and Controversy

Gokhan Saki has also suffered from rumors as well as controversy. The social site recently says that his UFC debut largely lived up to the hype.

Some folks had complained about his first-round knockout of Henrique da Silva being stopped early which had turned into rumors and controversy in social media.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Gokhan Saki has made his weight up to 93 kg and his height is 6 ft. He has black hair and eyes.

Besides this, there isn’t any information about his body structure.

Social Media

Saki is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

He has over 382 k followers on Facebook, he has more than 490k followers on Instagram, and 64.9k followers on Twitter.

 

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