Edmen Shahbazyan is a professional mixed martial arts fighter from the United States of America. He has been active in MMA since 2017. As of February 2022, he fights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
He holds a black belt rank in Shotokan Karate. He is also associated with Glendale Fighting Club.
Player Profile and Personal Life
Shahbazyan was born on November 20, 1997, in Glendale, California. He stands 188 centimeters tall. He has a reach as long as his height. Shahbazyan’s last listed weight is 84 kilograms and he fights in the middleweight weight class.
He is the brother of Leon Shahbazyan who is also a professional MMA fighter. Both started training in MMA at a young age.
When he was a teen, he served as one of Ronda Rousey’s training partners.
He debuted as a professional MMA fighter in 2017. He started his career fighting for California Xtreme Fighting. His first fight was against Selah Williams. Shahbazyan won that fight in a TKO achieved with head kicks and punches.
Other CXF fighters he went up against include Aaron Hamilton, Antony Thomas, Antonio Jones, and more.
He debuted in the UFC in November 2018. His first UFC fight was against Darren Stewart. He was declared the winner in a split decision. He had three fights and three wins in 2019 against fighters Charles Byrd, Jack Marshman, and Brad Tavares.
His first UFC loss came in August 2020. It was against Derek Brunson. Less than a year later, he faced up and lost against Jack Hermansson. His latest fight in the UFC ended in a loss to Nassourdine Imavov.
Total: 14Wins: 11 Losses: 3 Wins by KO: 9 Wins by Submission: 1 Wins by Decision: 1 Losses by KO: 2 Losses by Decision: 1