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Kamal Shalorus

Kamal "Prince of Persia" Shalorus

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  • Name: Kamal Shalorus
  • MMA Record: 9-5-2 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Nickname: Prince of Persia
  • Current Streak: 2 Losses
  • Age: 40 | Date of Birth: 1977.08.27
  • Last Fight: February 10, 2017 in ONE
  • Weight Class: Lightweight | Last Weigh-In: 153.0 lbs
  • Affiliation: Dynamix MMA
  • Height: 5'8" (173cm) | Reach: 68.0" (173cm)
  • Career Disclosed Earnings: $27,000 USD
  • Born: Heris, Iran
  • Fighter Pages: Sherdog  |  Wikipedia  |  The UG
  • Fighting out of: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Personal Pages: Twitter  |  Facebook
  • Head Coach: Antoni Hardonk
  • Other Coaches: N/A

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Kamal Shalorus MMA Fight Record

Record by Year and By Promotion

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

My Ev Ting
9-4-2 12-3-0

My ONE Championship: Throne of Tigers
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2017.02.10
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:15 Round 1 of 5

Jp Shinya Aoki
9-3-2 35-6-0

Ae ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions
Main Event | Title Challenge | Lightweight | 155

2014.08.29
Odds: +220 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 153.0 lbs (69.4 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Cancelled Bout Eddie Ng ONE FC 16 2014.05.30
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ca Ariel Sexton
8-3-2 8-2-0

My ONE FC 14: War of Nations
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2014.03.14
Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Olivier Coste
Cancelled Bout Eddie Ng ONE FC 14 2014.03.14
Reason: Ng Injury
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Ph Eduard Folayang
7-3-2 12-3-0

Ph ONE FC 9: Rise to Power
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2013.05.31
Odds: -115 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 154.2 lbs (69.9 kgs) | Referee: Yuji Shimada
Loss | Submission | Choke
1:40 Round 1 of 3

Br Rafael dos Anjos
7-2-2 15-6-0

Us UFC on FUEL TV 3: Korean Zombie vs. Poirier
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.05.15
Odds: +310 (Moderate Underdog) | Disclosed Pay: $11,000 Base | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Todd McGovern
Loss | Submission | Choke
2:08 Round 3 of 3, 12:08 Total

Ru Khabib Nurmagomedov
7-1-2 16-0-0

Us UFC on FX 1: Guillard vs. Miller
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2012.01.20
Odds: -115 (Near Even) | Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs) | Referee: Mario Yamasaki
#21 Best MMA Submission of the Year 2012
Loss | KO/TKO | Strikes
2:15 Round 3 of 3, 12:15 Total

Us Jim Miller
7-0-2 19-2-0

Us UFC 128: Shogun vs Jones
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2011.03.19
Odds: +215 (Moderate Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Kevin Mulhall
Win | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Pl Bart Palaszewski
6-0-2 35-13-0

Us WEC 53: Henderson vs. Pettis
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.12.16
Odds: -180 (Slight Favorite) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Neil Sarembock
Draw | Decision | Split
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Jamie Varner
6-0-1 16-3-0

Ca WEC 49: Varner vs Shalorus
Main Event | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.06.20
Odds: +165 (Slight Underdog) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Josh Rosenthal
Win | Decision | Unanimous
3 Rounds, 15:00 Total

Us Dave Jansen
5-0-1 14-0-0

Us WEC 46: Varner vs Henderson
Main Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2010.01.10
Odds: -101 (Near Even) | Disclosed Pay: $10,000 ($5K Base, $5K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs) | Referee: Herb Dean
Win | KO/TKO | Punches
1:26 Round 1 of 3

Us Will Kerr
4-0-1 8-1-0

Us WEC 44: Brown vs. Aldo
Preliminary Card | Lightweight | 155 lbs

2009.11.18
Odds: -208 (Moderate Favorite) | Disclosed Pay: $6,000 ($3K Base, $3K Bonus) | Weigh-In: 156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs) | Referee: Steve Mazzagatti
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Us Justin Miller

Us Texas Regional

2009.06.20
Draw | Majority

Us Mike Bronzoulis

Us Texas Regional

2009.04.25
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Jonathan Evans

Us Extreme Challenge

2009.01.23
Win | Submission | Choke

Us Edwynn Jones

Us Texas Regional

2008.11.28
Win | KO/TKO | Punches

Jeff Davis

Us Texas Regional

2008.04.05

Kamal Shalorus Wiki Update Wiki

An Iranian wrestler raised as a farmer, Kamal Shalorus did not begin competing in mixed martial arts until his mid 30s, when he moved to the United States and began training in Texas. During his time as a grappler, he represented Great Britain in an Olympic qualification tournament and holds a notable grappling victory over Joachim Hansen in the European ADCC Qualifiers.


Making his MMA debut in 2008, Shalorus quickly reeled off 4 victories en route to signing with the WEC in 2009, where he defeated Will Kerr and Dave Jansen before running into former Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner in June of 2010. Varner did more damage on the feet, Shalorus had a point deducted, and the fight was controversially ruled a Majority Draw, which left neither fighter satisfied.


A powerful puncher with an extremely strong wrestling base, Shalorus has been talked about by many as a future contender for the lightweight belt in the WEC, but his age means he will have to work fast to establish a long-term MMA legacy.


Shalorus managed to win one more fight, a Split Decision over Bart Palaszewski, extending his WEC record to 3-0-1 before the WEC was merged with the UFC. Unfortunately his UFC career didn't go as well, as he lost his next 3 fights, being stopped in consecutive bouts by Jim Miller (TKO), Khabib Nurmagomedov (submission) and Rafael Dos Anjos (submission). After 3 losses he was released from the promotion. He was next expected to face Eduard Folayang at ONE FC 9. Shalorus defeated Folayang via unanimous decision after three rounds.

Last updated 05.31.2013, 4:41 PM ET
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