|Born||April 6, 1988|
Centar Župa, North Macedonia
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
|Reach||74.0 in (188 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Rome, Italy|
|Team||American Top Team Rome|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
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Alen Amedovski (born April 6, 1988) is a Macedonian mixed martial artist who competes in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Amedovski arrived in Trento when I was 10. He played football, rugby in C, then boxing until he was 20. When he met MMA, he never went back. On his MMA journey, He slept on the mats, ate with 5 euros a day and spent three and a half years injured after breaking his scaphoid bone. He was a waiter and handyman to make ends meet.
Mixed martial arts career
Starting his professional career in 2012 after no amateur experience, Amedovski ended all six bouts on his perfect record before signing with Bellator MMA via knockout. Six of those wins came in the first round, with four of them taking 40 seconds or less.
Racking up a 6–0 record in the European circuit, Amedovski signed with Bellator MMA in 2018. He made his promotional debut against Will Fleury at Bellator 203 on July 14, 2018. He won the fight via first-round knockout.
In his sophomore appearance he faced Ibrahim Mane at Bellator 211 on December 1, 2018. He won the fight via first-minute knockout.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
In early 2019 Amedovski announced that he had signed with the UFC. Replacing injured Roman Kopylov, Amedovski made his promotional debut against Krzysztof Jotko on April 20, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 149. Jotko won the fight via unanimous decision. In July it was announced that Amedovski had tested positive for carboxy-THC and was suspended initially for six months. However the suspension was then halved, making him eligible to compete on July 20, 2019.
He made his sophomore appearance in the organization against John Phillips at UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Cannonier on September 28, 2019. He lost the bout via knockout in 17 seconds of the first round.
Amedovski was expected to face Hu Yaozong at UFC 264 on July 10, 2021. However on the day of the event, the bout was pulled from the event due to COVID-19 protocols issues in Amedovski's camp.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|10 matches||8 wins||2 losses|
|–||Hu Yaozong||UFC 267||October 30, 2021||Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates|
|Loss||8–2||John Phillips||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Hermansson vs. Cannonier||September 28, 2019||1||0:17||Copenhagen, Denmark|
|Loss||8–1||Krzysztof Jotko||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik||April 20, 2019||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||8–0||Ibrahim Mané||KO (punches)||Bellator 211||December 1, 2018||1||0:12||Genoa, Italy|
|Win||7–0||Will Fleury||KO (punches)||Bellator 203||July 14, 2018||1||1:39||Rome, Italy|
|Win||6–0||Badr Mamdouh||TKO (elbows)||Magnum Fighting Championship 4||March 3, 2018||2||3:06||Verona, Italy|
|Win||5–0||Massimiliano Sammarco||TKO (punches)||Cage Warrior 3||March 14, 2015||2||3:57||Manduria, Italy|
|Win||4–0||Ivan Dorozhkin||TKO (injury)||Slam FC 7||January 5, 2015||1||0:11||Florence, Italy|
|Win||3–0||Alexander Tcaci||TKO (punches)||Milano in the Cage 4||May 3, 2014||1||3:00||Milan, Italy|
|Win||2–0||Roberto Fantasia||TKO (punches)||Milano in the Cage 3||May 4, 2013||1||0:38||Milan, Italy|
|Win||1–0||Simone Tosatto||TKO (punches)||Memorial Fabio Arbeia 7||November 25, 2012||1||0:40||Varese, Italy|
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- "Stats | UFC". www.ufcstats.com. Retrieved 22 June 2021.
- Thomas Gerbasi (April 16, 2019). "Alen Amedovski Is More Than A Knockout Artist". Ultimate Fighting Championship.
- "Ufc, Amedovski si racconta: “Per inseguire un sogno ho detto no alla fabbrica”". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in italiano). Retrieved 2021-07-06.
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- Mike Bohn (July 14, 2018). "Bellator 203 results: Alen Amedovski knocks out Will Fleury in 99 seconds". MMAjunkie.com.
- Jay Anderson (December 1, 2018). "Bellator 211 Results: Alen Amedovski Floors Ibrahim Mane In Twelve Seconds". cagesidepress.com.
- Alfredo Zullino (January 17, 2019). "Italian Middleweight Alen Amedovski Signs with UFC". cagesidepress.com.
- Marcel Dorff (2019-03-22). "Roman Kopylov out, Alen Amedovski against Kryzysztof Jotko during UFC St.Petersburg" (in Nederlands). mmadnanl.com. Retrieved 2019-03-22.
- Straus, Mike; MMA, LowKick (2019-04-20). "UFC St. Petersburg Results: Krzysztof Jotko Dominates Alen Amedovski". LowKickMMA.com. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
- "UFC: Alen Amedovski Accepts Six Month USADA Sanction, Reduced to Three Months, After Testing Positive for Cannabis Metabolite". cagesidepress.com. July 18, 2019.
- Farah Hannoun (2019-07-16). "Alen Amedovski vs. John Phillips added to UFC on ESPN+ 18 in Copenhagen". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2021-06-04.
- Dan Hiergesell (September 28, 2019). "Knockout! Watch John Phillips steamroll Alen Amedovski in 17 seconds at UFC Copenhagen". mmamania.com.
- "Hu Yaozong faces Alen Amedovski at UFC 264". asianmma.com. May 22, 2021.
- "Yaozong-Amedovski UFC bout off due to protocols". ESPN.com. 2021-07-10. Retrieved 2021-07-10.
- Sherdog.com. "Alen Amedovski MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2021-06-22.
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