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"Mr. Finland"

16-6-0

Makwan Amirkhani

Makwan "Mr. Finland" Amirkhani

Fighter Details

  • Name: Makwan Amirkhani
  • Pro MMA Record: 16-6-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Mr. Finland
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 1988-11-08 | Date of Birth: 1988.11.08
  • Last Fight: June 05, 2021 in UFC
  • Weight Class: Featherweight | Last Weigh-In: 146.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: SBG Ireland
  • Height: 5'10" (178cm) | Reach: 72.0" (183cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $100,000 USD
  • Born: Iraq
  • Fighting out of: Finland
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Makwan Amirkhani was born in Iraq, however he is an Iranian Kurd. Makwan's family fled to Finland from Iraq in 1993. His father died in a car accident a year after moving to Finland. His mother was left alone with eight children. Later on one of Makwan's brothers also died hit by a car. 


Makwan Amirkhani began training wrestling at 5 years old, soon after he was moved to Finland. He started training MMA at Finnfighters' Gym in Turku 2008.


Makwan Amirkhani's wrestling achievements:


Greco-Roman wrestling: 

2013 Bronze medalist @66kg Finnish Nationals

2003 Gold medalist @54kg Finnish Nationals Youth Under 18


Freestyle wrestling:

2010 Silver medalist @66kg Finnish Nationals

2008 Bronze medalist @66kg Finnish Nationals

2009 Bronze medalist @74kg Finnish Nationals

2004 Gold medalist @58kg Finnish Nationals Youth Under 18


He would make in impressive UFC debut winning by TKO over Andy Ogle and also winning a Performance of the Night bonus.


Makwan is now fighting out of SBG Ireland.

Last updated 02.12.2016, 9:58 PM ET
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