Nad Narimani - Official UFC® Profile
Nad
Narimani
11-2-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 11-2-0
Summary: Boxing, grappling, wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: Smiler
From: Bristol England
Fights Out Of: Bristol England
Age: 31
Height: 5' 8" ( 172 cm )
Weight: 145 lb ( 65 kg )
Reach 70"
Leg Reach 40"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
255
51% Successful
129
Types of Successful Strikes
0
129
55% Standing
12%
33%
71
15
43
Striking Defense
66
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
16
44% Successful
7
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
8
0
Takedown Defense
100
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Win
Nad Narimani
Anderson Dos Santos
Nov 17, 2018
84
46
1
0
0
1
2
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Nad Narimani
Jul 22, 2018
32
45
0
6
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous

Biography

When and why did you start training for fighting? 10 years ago - after doing taekwondo as a kid.

What ranks and titles have you held? Cage Warriors featherweight world title. Ranked No. 2 in the UK. 

Do you have any heroes? GSP

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? A dream come true. 

What was your job before you started fighting? Family business. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 5-0

Favorite grappling technique: RNC 

Favorite Striking technique: Right hand

  • Pro since 2011
  • On four-fight winning streak
  • Coming off April 2017 win over Paddy Pimblett to win Cage Warriors featherweight title
  • Two wins by KO, five by submission (3 RNC, guillotine, triangle)
  • Four first round finishes
  • Origin of nickname – “I’m always smiling.”

Career

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