Skip to main content

Bantamweight Division

Active

"The Snow Leopard"

Javid Basharat

Bantamweight Division

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

5

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Javid Basharat

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Place of Birth
Paktia, Afghanistan
Trains at
Xtreme Couture - Las Vegas, NV
Fighting style
MMA
Age
27
Height
69.00
Weight
136.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 12, 2022
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
41.00
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Five wins by KO, six by submission (2 RNC, Brabo choke, 2 guillotine, heel hook)
     
  • Eight first-round finishes
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It’s the national animal of Afghanistan. It is known for being elusive and that’s the way I like to fight.”

UFC Fight Night (1/14/23) Basharat won a three round unanimous decision over Mateus Mendonça

UFC Fight Night (9/17/22) Basharat won a three round unanimous decision over Tony Gravely 

UFC Fight Night (3/12/22) Basharat won a three round unanimous decision over Trevin Jones

 

Dana White's Contender Series, Season 5 

Episode nine (10/26/21) Basharat submitted Oron Kahlon via guillotine choke at 4:12 of the third round

When and why did you start training for fighting? When I was eight. I used to fight a lot in school and with my brother Farid Basharat, who is now also an undefeated fighter at 7-0.

What titles have you held? Fightstar European title, Contenders European title

Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali

What would it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the pinnacle of fighting. It’s where I belong amongst the best fighters in the world.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 4-0 as an amateur

Favorite grappling technique: Any form of choke

Favorite Striking technique: Jab