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"The Hurricane"

Ian Heinisch

Middleweight Division

14-5-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

2

Wins by Submission

7

Wins by Decision

Ian Heinisch

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Ian Heinisch's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Denver, United States
Trains at
Sanford MMA
Age
33
Height
71.00
Weight
185.50
Octagon Debut
Nov. 17, 2018
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
41.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Has won six of his last ten
     
  • Five wins by KO, two by submission (Scarf hold armlock, Keylock)
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • Lone pre-UFC loss in 2017 to UFC vet Markus Perez

 

UFC History 

UFC Fight Night (7/24/21) Heinisch was stopped by Nassourdine Imavov via TKO (strikes) at 3:09 of the second round
UFC 258 (2/13/21) Heinisch lost a three round unanimous decision to Kelvin Gastelum
UFC 250 (6/6/20) Heinisch stopped Gerald Meerschaert via strikes at 1:14 of the first round
UFC 245 (12/14/19) Heinisch lost a three round unanimous decision to Omari Akhmedov
UFC 241 (8/17/19) Heinisch lost a three round unanimous decision to Derek Brunson
UFC Fight Night (5/18/19) Heinisch won a three round unanimous decision over Antonio Carlos Junior
UFC Fight Night (11/17/18) Heinisch won a three round unanimous decision over Cezar Ferreira

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 2
Week seven
(7/31/18) Heinisch knocked out Justin Sumter at 3:37 of the first round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned pro in 2015. I wanted to show that no matter what season you are in your life, even rock bottom, you can make a comeback and become a legend.
What ranks and titles have you held? LFA and SCL middleweight champion
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot. Who doesn’t want to show out in front of the boss?
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? North Idaho College, no degree