MMA lightweight who has gained acclaim for his career fighting in the UFC. Upon his victory over Thibault Gouti at UFC Fight Night 138 in October 2018, he was awarded fight of the night honors for his first time.
He took his first mixed martial arts class at age 14. He turned pro in 2012.
He defeated Mark Diakese at UFC Fight Night 134 in July 2018. He has studied mechanical engineering at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences.
He was originally born and raised in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
He fought on the undercard and prior to Court McGee's bout at UFC Fight Night 138.