Born February 2nd 1982, orthodox fighter Mehdi Bouadla started his career in October 2003 at the age of 21 and has now been pro for 12 years, fighting a total of 37 times. Bouadla's longest KO streak is 4 fights long out of his 37 career fights.
In October 2003 Bouadla faced Rachid Mokhtari in his debut bout over 4 rounds, but only 2 were needed as Bouadla became the quickest person ever to stop Mokhtari via a 2 round RTD victory. Following on from his debut, Bouadla continued his mostly successful career by fighting in a further 19 fights. In this time he fought Kamel Belhachemi, Michael Henrotin and Mehdi Amar to name just a few, fighting once in 2003, 3 times in 2004 and 15 times between 2005 and 2009 in this period.
Mounir Sahli was up next for Bouadla on March 6th, 2004. Bouadla continued with his winning streak by beating Sahli. Bouadla was the 2nd person to go the distance with Sahli. Bouadla fought Mounir Sahli in 2004, the result was via PTS. 5 wins followed where Bouadla went on to be the 2nd person to go the distance with Philippe Mendy, 2nd person to stop Rabah Touati (Round 1 TKO) and 4th person to stop Slavisa Iskrenov (Round 1 KO).
The first defeat of Bouadla's career came against Laurent Goury on May 28th, 2005. This took his career record to 7-1-0. Bouadla's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 6 round fight against the better man. Goury gave Bouadla his first professional loss of his 8 fight career to date. Bouadla then went on to win a further 17 fights taking his record to 22 wins, 3 losses and 0 draw.
Bouadla lost to Mikkel Kessler in his next fight. Taking place on June 4th, 2011, Bouadla's career record after this fight stood at 22-4-0. Bouadla was beaten by Mikkel Kessler in the 6th round. The win came via TKO in the 6th round. This was Bouadla's first stoppage defeat. Bouadla's win streak of 22 rose to 26 following 4 great wins, becoming the 8th person to beat Samir Santos barbosa, 19th person to stop Dmitri Protkunas and 12th person to beat Gary Abajyan.
Bouadla went into his next fight against Arthur Abraham on December 15th, 2012 with a career record of 26-5-0. Bouadla's fight against Arthur Abraham was Bouadla's 2nd stoppage defeat which came via TKO in the 8th round of the fight. Bouadla's win streak of 26 rose to 30 following 4 great wins, becoming the 9th person to beat Lorenzo Cosseddu, 20th person to beat Norbert Szekeres and 25th person to beat Yoann Bloyer.
Bouadla's career took a knock with a loss against Dmitry Chudinov on August 9th, 2014 taking his record to 30-6-0. Bouadla was beaten by Dmitry Chudinov in the 3rd round. Bouadla had only ever been stopped 3 times previously in his career.
Mehdi Bouadla added another win to his record by beating Yoann Bloyer on March 31st, 2016, upping his record to 31 wins. Yoann Bloyer was little match for Bouadla, as Bouadla became only the 30th person to defeat Bloyer in his most recent fight. The fight went the distance via PTS decision.