volkan oezdemir

What does Burak mean?

Burak is a Turkish masculine name that derives from the Arabic Buraq, which literally means lightning and refers to a creature that transports prophets in Islamic tradition.

Is Volkan oezdemir Turkish?

Oezdemir was born in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. His father from Turkey is ethnically Kurdish which he stated on UFC embedded before his title fight with Daniel Cormier, while his mother is a Swiss. He befriended Alistair Overeem on a visit to the Netherlands while training at the Golden Glory gym.