Sydney fighter Ashkan Mokhtarian signs with UFC

Australia has a new UFC fighter with Sydney based bantamweight Ashkan Mokhtarian joining the promotion. “The Assassin” announced the news today via his Facebook page.

Its been a long journey but as you can see in the pic I have just signed with the UFC and will live out my dream. This…

Posted by Ashkan “The Assassin” Mokhtarian – MMA Fighter on Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Mokhtarian holds a 13-1 record and is currently riding a six-fight win streak. The 31 year-old, who trains out of the Australian Top Team gym in Sydney, has beaten the likes of Shannon McClellan (8-4), Muhammad Zainal (6-6) and Chinese veteran Honggang Yao (19-6-1) in a pro career which dates back to 2011. Mokhtarian’s sole loss came at the hands of former Brace title holder and Eternal MMA title challenger Edwin Arana back in 2014.

It’s unclear at this stage when the Aussie will debut for the promotion however Fight News Australia will keep you updated on the situation.

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