Ousmane Thomas Diagne
|Born||Ousmane Thomas Diagne
1983, September 3
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||156 lb (71 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Reach||76.0 in (193 cm)|
|Fighting out of||San Jose, California|
|Team||Cung Le's Universal Strength Headquarters
American Kickboxing Academy
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Diagne, who is from France, is a longtime practitioner of Sanshou, a Chinese form of kickboxing, and has won six titles in the sport. Diagne transitioned into mixed martial arts, under the tutelage of Cung Le.
Mixed martial arts career
Diagne made his professional mixed martial arts debut on May 15, 2009 at Strikeforce Challengers: Evangelista vs. Aina against Kaleo Kwan. Diagne won via unanimous decision.
He made his next appearance on November 6, 2009 at Strikeforce Challengers: Gurgel vs. Evangelista against Merritt Warren. Diagne lost via submission in the first round.
Diagne left Strikeforce with a 1-3 record, and proceeded to go on a four-fight winning streak, before losing his last fight to Brandon Ricetti on June 28, 2014, via rear-naked choke.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|12 matches||5 wins||6 losses|
|Loss||5–6–1||Mark Dickman||TKO (Punches)||Bellator 154||May 14, 2016||3||3:05||San Jose, California, United States|
|Loss||5–5–1||Erick Sanchez||TKO (Punches)||Bellator 147||December 4, 2015||3||1:22||San Jose, California, United States|
|Draw||5–4–1||Mike Malott||Draw (majority)||Bellator MMA & Glory: Dynamite 1||September 19, 2015||3||5:00||San Jose, California, United States|
|Loss||5–4||Brandon Ricetti||Submission (rear-naked choke)||WFC 10: Diagne vs. Ricetti||June 28, 2014||2||1:10||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||5–3||Dominic Clark||KO (head kick)||WFC 9: Mitchell vs. Jara||April 26, 2014||1||2:00||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||4–3||Brad McDonald||TKO (doctor stoppage)||TWC 17: Conflict||June 21, 2013||1||5:00||Porterville, California, United States|
|Win||3–3||David Douglas||KO (punch)||Red Canvas: Art of Submission 3||October 27, 2012||1||3:03||Stockton, California, United States|
|Win||2–3||Alexander Trevino||TKO (kick to the body)||Red Canvas: Art of Submission 1||September 15, 2012||3||3:39||San Jose, California, United States|
|Loss||1–3||Aaron Franco||KO (punches)||Strikeforce Challengers: Beerbohm vs. Healy||February 18, 2011||1||4:22||Cedar Park, Texas, United States|
|Loss||1–2||Caros Fodor||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce Challengers: del Rosario vs. Mahe||July 23, 2010||3||5:00||Everett, Washington, United States|
|Loss||1–1||Merritt Warren||Submission (inverted heel hook)||Strikeforce Challengers: Gurgel vs. Evangelista||November 6, 2009||1||3:49||Fresno, California, United States|
|Win||1–0||Kaleo Kwan||Decision (unanimous)||Strikeforce Challengers: Evangelista vs. Aina||May 15, 2009||3||5:00||Fresno, California, United States|