full name: Erko Jun
fight name: The Bounty Hunter
residence: Antwerp, Belgium
weight divisions: light heavyweight, heavyweight
current promotion: BRAVE CF
pro MMA record: 6-2
Erko Jun is a Bosnian-German bodybuilder, fitness model and professional mixed martial artist nicknamed The Bounty Hunter. He and his partner Oksana Alma, a fitness champion, have a daughter together.
Jun is 5’10” tall and he competes in the heavyweight and light heavyweight divisions. He was introduced to bodybuilding through Bill Richardson and to MMA through his father.
Born in Janja, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Jun is fighting out of Antwerp, Belgium. With the help of his father, he started his martial arts journey at a young age.
Currently, Jun is training at UFD Gym in Dusseldorf, Germany and is signed with BRAVE Combat Federation, which is based in Bahrain. Here are 13 more things about him:
- In 1992, he and his family fled Bosnia and Herzegovina due to war and they lived in a refugee camp in Germany. In 1993, the family moved to Antwerp.
- In 2006, he engaged in street brawls and started his training in taekwondo and kickboxing in Antwerp.
- In 2013, he visited Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, Netherlands and won a bodybuilding competition in Miami, Florida, United States.
- In 2014, he graced six fitness magazine covers.
- In 2015, he visited Maastricht, Netherlands and Belgrade, Serbia.
- On June 9, 2018, he made his professional MMA debut at the Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki event “KSW 44: The Game” in Gdansk, Poland where he knocked out Tomasz Oswiecinski via punch.
- On October 6, 2018, he defeated Pawel Mikolajuw via technical knockout via punches at “KSW 45” in London, England.
- On May 18, 2019, he defeated Akop Szostak via technical knockout via punches at “KSW 49” in Gdansk.
- On November 9, 2019, he lost to Mariusz Pudzianowski via technical knockout via punches at “KSW 61” in Zagreb, Croatia.
- On September 5, 2020, he was knocked out by Damian Olszewski via punch at the Elite MMA Championship event “EMC 5” in Dusseldorf.
- On December 4, 2021, he defeated Gianluca Locicero via technical knockout via leg kicks at “EMC 8” in Dusseldorf.
- On April 16, 2022, he defeated Szymon Wrzesien via technical knockout via punches at “EMC 9” in Dusseldorf. In May 2022, he visited different parts of the United Arab Emirates including Abu Dhabi and Dubai. On September 16, 2022, he lost to Vladimir Mineev via technical knockout via referee stoppage at “Cup of Lotus” in a kickboxing bout in Elista, Russia.
- On April 21, 2023, he and his UFD Gym teammate Joilton Lutterbach performed a duet during an open workout in Ljubljana, Slovenia. He was 32 years old when when he defeated Marko Drmonjic via technical knockout on April 23, 2023 at the BRAVE CF event “BRAVE CF 70” in Ljubljana.
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