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Arash Mardani

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Arash Mardani
BornArash Mardani
(1984-09-02)September 2, 1984
Khorramabad, Iran
Native nameآرش مردانی
ResidenceThailand
NationalityIranian
Height6 ft (183 cm)
Weight222 lb (101 kg; 15 st 12 lb)
DivisionSuper Heavyweight
Heavyweight
Light heavyweight
StyleWrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Fighting out ofThailand
TeamVenum Training Camp
Teacher(s)De'Alonzio Jackson (Brazilian jiu-jitsu)
TrainerMehdi Zatout (Muay Thai)
Rank     Purple belt (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)
Years active1998–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total1
Wins0
Losses1
By knockout1
Notable studentsReza Goodary
Notable club(s)Iran Wrestling national team training center (2000-2019)
Fairtex Gym (2019-2020)
Venum Training Camp (2020-present)
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

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Arash Mardani (Persian: آرش مردانی‎, romanized: Āraš-e Mardānī, pronounced [ɒːˈɾæʃ ɛ məɾdãniː]; Born 2 September 1984, in Khorramabad) is a former Iranian wrestler who's 3 times Pahlevan of Iran.[1][2] He received the Iran Pahlavan (Warrior) armband from the hands of Sayed Ali Khamenei and sixth President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.[3][4] Mardani is active in the mixed martial arts and signed to ONE Championship.[5][6]

Martial arts career[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

In 1999, Mardani became the Asian wrestling champion.[7][8] In 2001, he won bronze medalist in the world junior wrestling championship.[9][10] In the following years he retained his best three national ranking and was considered the best in his weight category.[11] In 2005, he won bronze medals of the -96kg international Cup in Kiev.[12][13] Mardani lost the Beijing Olympics in 2008 due to injury.[14] In 2009, 2010 and 2011 he received the Iran Pahlavan armband from the Iran leader, Sayed Ali Khamenei and and former President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.[15] He gave up sports for a while, until he returned to professional sports at the age of 31.[16] He defeated the number one champion of the Basij in 2005 and the #1 champion of Tehran in 2006.[17][18] The same year he injured his back and could not compete in any tournaments.[19]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

In 2019 Mardani officially sign the contract with The ONE Championship.[20][21] On 19 February 2020, He lost the first MMA fight In Singapore.[22][23][24]

Brazilian jiu-jitsu[edit]

Arash Mardani won 8 gold medals in 2019 and 2020 in Siam Cup BJJ and COPA de Bangkok international tournament.[25][26][27] He has a brazilian jiu-jitsu purple belt since May 2021.[28]

Mixed martial arts records[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 0-1-0 South Africa Danie van Heerden TKO (punches) ONE Warrior Series 10 19 February 2020 1 3:27 Singapore

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Grappling record[edit]

20 Match, 19 Wins (12 Submission), 4 Points, 2 Decisions, 1 Disqualification), 1 Losses (1 Disqualification), 0 Draw
Result Record Opponent Method Event Division Type Date Location
Win 19-1-0 United Kingdom Campbell Symes Referee Decision (0-0) Siam Cup BJJ Heavy Super (+100.5 kg) No-Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 18-1-0 Thailand Luke White Points (10-0) Siam Cup BJJ Absolute No-Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 17-1-0 Russia Abu-Muslim Alikhanov Referee Decision (0-0) Siam Cup BJJ Absolute No-Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 16-1-0 Thailand Phatiphan Atrhinkong Submission (Americana) Siam Cup BJJ Absolute No-Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 15-1-0 Thailand Nakharin Engwerda Submission (Cross Choke from mount) Siam Cup BJJ Absolute No-Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 14-1-0 Germany Peter Forneck Submission (Cross Choke from mount) Siam Cup BJJ Heavy (+73 kg) Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 13-1-0 United States Dustin Shiau Points (7-0) Siam Cup BJJ Heavy (+73 kg) Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 12-1-0 Russia Abu-Muslim Alikhanov Points (2-0) Siam Cup BJJ Heavy (+73 kg) Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 11-1-0 Thailand Prab Watabunditkul Points (10-0) Siam Cup BJJ Heavy (+73 kg) Gi 2020-12-19 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 10-1-0 India Prateek Iqbal Kharb Submission (Kata Gatame) COPA de Bangkok Absolute No-Gi 2019-11-23 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 9-1-0 Thailand Mangthus Rewtawee Submission (Kimura) COPA de Bangkok Absolute Gi 2019-11-23 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 8-1-0 Thailand Surafate Wilaipan Submission (Americana) COPA de Bangkok Absolute Gi 2019-11-23 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 7-1-0 Russia Miroslav Veliev Disqualification (Walk away) COPA de Bangkok Absolute Gi 2019-11-23 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 6-1-0 United States Jonathan Fisher Submission (Kata Gatame) COPA de Bangkok Heavy (+97 kg) No-Gi 2019-11-23 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 5-1-0 IndiaChakrit Chidsin Submission (Kata Gatame) COPA de Bangkok Super Heavy (+100.5 kg) Gi 2019-11-23 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 4-1-0 United States James Woodard Submission (Sneaky shoulder choke) COPA de Bangkok Super Heavy (+100.5 kg) Gi 2019-11-23 Bangkok, Thailand
Loss 3-1-0 India Kunal Yadav Disqualification (Waist lock) Siam Cup BJJ Absolute Gi 2019-10-05 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 3-0-0 Thailand Weerayut Phubunjerdsak Submission (N\A) Siam Cup BJJ Absolute Gi 2019-10-05 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 2-0-0 Russia Alikhan Visimbaev Submission (N\A) Siam Cup BJJ Absolute Gi 2019-10-05 Bangkok, Thailand
Win 1-0-0 Russia Alikhan Visimbaev Submission (N\A) Siam Cup BJJ Super Heavy (+100.5 kg) Gi 2019-10-05 Bangkok, Thailand

[31]

See also[edit]

  • List of current ONE fighters
  • 2020 in ONE Championship
  • Pahlevan of Iran
  • COPA de Bangkok
  • Siam Cup BJJ

External links[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. Behnegarsoft.com (2011-11-12). "آرش مردانی این بار نیز پهلوان کشور شد". جهان نيوز (in فارسی). Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  3. "دریافت بازوبند پهلوانی از دست رهبر معظم انقلاب از بهترین خاطراتم است". mehrnews.
  4. "اشکان مردانی مقابل فردین معصومی کم تجربه عمل کرد/ در رقابت های آینده روی تشک می روم". خبرگزاری مهر | اخبار ایران و جهان | Mehr News Agency (in فارسی). 2013-11-02. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  5. "Arash Fairtex Mardani". ONE Championship – The Home Of Martial Arts. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  6. Verschueren, Gianni. "ONE Championship 2020: One Warrior Series 10 Results and Highlights". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
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  10. "دریافت بازوبند پهلوانی از دست رهبر معظم انقلاب یک افتخار بزرگ است+عکس". rahyabnews.com (in فارسی). Retrieved 2021-07-22. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
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  13. islamic, Site Wrestling Federation Iran republic. "Kiev cup". Site Wrestling Federation Iran republic islamic. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
  14. "2008 Beijing Olympics". tech-fall.com. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
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  26. "Results, Copa de Bangkok 2019". Smoothcomp. Retrieved 2021-07-22.
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