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Randa Markos

Randa "Quiet Storm" Markos

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  • Given Name: Randa Markos-Thomas
  • MMA Record: 7-4-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Quiet Storm
  • Current Streak: 1 Win
  • Age: 31 | Date of Birth: 1985.08.10
  • Last Fight: February 19, 2017 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Strawweight | Last Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Tristar Gym
  • Height: 5'4" (163cm) | Reach: 63.5" (161cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $84,000 USD
  • Born: Iraq
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook

Randa Markos Strawweight Ranking History

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Randa Markos MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

Pro Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Carla Esparza
6-4-0 11-3-0

Ca UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne
Preliminary Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2017.02.19
Odds: +225 (Moderate Underdog) Upset Victory | Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs) | Referee: Keith Peterson
Loss | Submission | Armlock
4:34 Round 1 of 3

Us Cortney Casey
6-3-0 5-3-0

Us UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2
Preliminary Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2016.08.20
Odds: -145 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $14,000 Base | Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs) | Referee: Mark Smith
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger
5-3-0 6-2-0

Ca UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson
Preliminary Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2016.06.18
Odds: -120 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 117.5 lbs (53.3 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Pl Karolina Kowalkiewicz
5-2-0 7-0-0

Us UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs. Cowboy 2
Main Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2015.12.19
Odds: -195 (Moderate Favorite) Upset Defeat | Disclosed Pay: $12,000 Base | Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ie Aisling Daly
4-2-0 15-5-0

Ca UFC 186: Johnson vs. Horiguchi
Preliminary Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2015.04.25
Odds: -270 (Moderate Favorite) | Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs) | Referee: Phillippe Chartier
Loss | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jessica Penne
4-1-0 11-2-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale
Main Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2014.12.12
Odds: -130 (Slight Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $58,000 ($8K Base, $50K Fight/Night) | Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale Fight of the Night
Loss | Submission | Shoulder
Exhibition Bout
2:45 Round 1 of 3

Us Rose Namajunas
4-1-0 2-1-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned
Main Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2014.08.14
Weigh-In: 115.5 lbs (52.4 kgs) | Referee: Mark Smith
Win | Submission | Armlock
Exhibition Bout
2:14 Round 1 of 2

Us Felice Herrig
4-1-0 9-5-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned
Main Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2014.08.05
Weigh-In: 115.5 lbs (52.4 kgs) | Referee: Chris Tognoni
Win | Decision | Unanimous
Exhibition Bout
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Tecia Torres
4-1-0 4-0-0

Us The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned
Main Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2014.07.08
Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | Submission | Armlock
1:57 Round 1 of 5

Ca Lynnell House
3-1-0 2-0-0

Ca Provincial FC 2
Main Event | Vacant Title | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2014.03.08
Weigh-In: 114.2 lbs (51.8 kgs) | Referee: Ivan Svec
Loss | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ru Justine Kish
3-0-0 3-0-0

Us RFA 12: Ortega vs. Koch
Main Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2014.01.24
Odds: +170 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 115.2 lbs (52.3 kgs) | Referee: Steven Davis
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ca Kara Kirsh
2-0-0 1-0-0

Ca Provincial FC 1: Unrivaled
Main Card | Strawweight | 115 lbs

2013.10.26
Weigh-In: 115.8 lbs (52.5 kgs) | Referee: Ivan Svec
Win | Submission | Armlock
3:06 Round 1 of 3

Ca Ashley Nichols
1-0-0 0-0-0

Ca Wreck MMA 2.0
Main Card | Catchweight | 118 lbs

2013.03.28
Weigh-In: 118.0 lbs (53.5 kgs) | Referee: Marc-André Côté
Win | Submission | Armlock

Us Al-Lanna Jones

Us Impact Fight League

2012.11.17
Cancelled Bout Jessica Branco Instinct MMA 3 2012.03.31
Reason: Branco Injury
Amateur Results Opponent Event Date
Win | Submission

Ca Bernice Booth

Us Michigan Regional

2010.08.27
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 9:00 Total

Us Alibeth Milliron
1-1-0 2-1-0

Us Impact Fight League
Main Card | Flyweight | 125 lbs

2010.05.08
Loss | Decision

Us Kelly Warren

Us Michigan Regional

2009.11.14
Win | Decision

Us Tonya Lohr

Us Michigan Regional

2009.09.19

Randa Markos Wiki Update Wiki

Randa Markos made her pro MMA debut in 2012. Over the span of two years she had compiled a record of 4-1. Her sole loss was to future Ultimate Fighter cast mate, Justine Kish.


Having been selected from the open tryouts, Markos was awarded a spot to compete for the inaugural UFC straw weight championship of the 20th season of the Ultimate Fighter. She would go on to make quite the impression on the fans and Dana White, upsetting two higher seeds in route to her semi-final appearance. 


Following the conclusion of the Ultimate Fighter, Markos faced fellow semi-finalist Jessica Penne at the season finale. In a very exciting back-and-forth battle, that earned both fighters Fight of the Night honours, Markos lost the fight via split decision.


Markos would bounce back with a Unanimous Decision victory over the veteran fighter Aisling Daly, dominating all three rounds.


On 29 September, 2015, Markos took to Instagram to announce that she quit her job and moved to Montreal, to join Canada's premier gym - Tristar.


Markos then continued to alternate losses. She dropped her first fight out of Tristar, losing a close unanimous decision to future title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz in the Polish woman's UFC debut. 


Markos then left Tristar and returned to Michigan Top Team for a pair of fights. She edged a close unanimous decision victory over Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger in June of 2016, but was submitted by Cortney Casey at UFC 202 in August. 


The Canadian fighter then moved on from Michigan Top Team to utilize a more "nomadic," (as Markos called it) training schedule, working on each discipline of MMA in order to get back to her roots. It paid off in her first fight under the new system, as she claimed a tight split decision victory over former strawweight champion and No. 3-ranked Carla Esparza in February 2017.


The Ultimate Fighter 20
Episode 1 Markos-Thomas Def. Tecia Torres By Unanimous Decision
Episode 9  Markos-Thomas Def. Felice Herrig by Armbar in Round 1
Episode 12  Rose Namajunas Def. Markos-Thomas by Kimura in round 1

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