Episode 2: Natan Levy (UFC Fighter)


November 17th, 2022

40 mins 22 secs

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About this Episode

Natan Levy was born in France and moved to Israel at a young age. After trying out a lot of different disciplines, he started training kung fu and karate at the age of 15. He received his black belt in kung fu at 17 and karate at 18 in Okinawa, Japan. After being awarded his 3rd degree black belt in Uechi Ryu Karate and successfully running a karate dojo in Tel Aviv, Israel, at 22 he decided to move to Las Vegas to train and compete in mixed martial artist under Jimmy Gifford & John Wood, head coach and owner of team Syndicate MMA.

In June 2016, at the age of 24, Levy made his mixed martial arts debut in an amateur fight against Isaac Caranza for Tuff N'Uff in Las Vegas, Nevada. He won via technical submission due to a guillotine choke in the first minute of the first round. in the following year Levy won 3 more fights before turning pro.

Levy is known mostly as a striker due to his karate background but has finished most of his fights on the ground using jiu-jitsu. Levy is left handed and fights out of the southpaw stance, but often uses his lead leg as his weapon of choice.