Makwan Amirkhani is an Iranian born Finnish national mixed martial artist is also the division of Ultimate Fighting Championship. Also, he is best known for his first Makwan Amirkhani round 8second knockout on Andy Ogle which is fastest knockouts in UFC history.
He won the Nordic MMA Fighter of the Year Award in 2015. Amirkhani is quite secretive regarding his personal life and did not reveal much information regarding his dating life.
Makwan Amirkhani Early Life and Education
Makwan Amirkhani is a Kurd born in Kurdish Region of Iran on 8 November 1988. He moved to Finland with his family when he was a child in the aftermath of the Iran-Iraq-War. Like many other children in Finland, he dropped out from an amateur wrestling background.
He started training at the age of four and also he won many titles in both the style of Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling.
Makwan Amirkhani Career
At the age of 16, Makwan started training in mixed martial arts and had his professional career in 2010. Engaging on the regional circuit, Amirkhani assembles a record of 10-2 with eight finishes, by the agreement and in the first round before signing with UFC in December 2014.
In January 2015 Makwan made his promotional entrance against Andy Ogle at UFC on Fox 14. He won the fight via TKO in only 8 seconds in the first round. At that time he earned Performance of the Night bonus.
Makwan was briefly connected with Diego Rivas on 20 June 2015 at UFC Fight Night 69. Although after the match was announced, Rivas was pulled from the fight due to unrevealed reason and he was replaced by Masio Fullen. Makwan won the fight by declaration due to a naked choke in the first round.
In 2016 February 27 at UFC Fight Night 84 he faced with Mike Wilkinson and won the fight by unanimous decision.
He lost the fight with Arnold Allen on 18 March 2017 at UFC Fight Night 107.
Makwan Amirkhani Personal life
The proficient fighter Makwan Amirkhani is not found dating anyone to date. Also, he managed to keep his personal life secret from different media and public. Furthermore, he is worried about building his professional career strong preferably than maintaining his love life.
Makwan is a Kurd born in the Kurdish region and he is proud of his Kurdish Heritage. Makwan is seen active on various social media including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Also, he frequently posts and supports for Peshmerga on his account of social media but he hasn’t posted a single photo with a lady.
Makwan Amirkhani Net Worth
Makwan Amirkhani is living a luxurious life and has earned huge name and fame through his modeling and professional mixed martial arts career. By looking at his career his net worth is not less than the millions of dollars.
The UFC fighter Makwan earns $108,500 in 2018 as his salary. He has his own luxurious car and happily living with his family.