John Makdessi Biography

Published on : 01 April, 2017

Date of Birth: 1985 May 3
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign:: taurus


Prominent MMA Fighter, John Makdessi currently fighting in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his professional MMA debut in 2008 and amassed an unbeatable record of 7-0 before signing with the UFC.

Born/Birth & Early Life

John Makdessi was born on May 3, 1985, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His nationality is Canadian. He is of Lebanon descent, and his birth sign is Taurus. At the age of 6, he started training in martial arts with Tae Kwon Do. At the age of 17, he learned Shotokan. He also competed in the kickboxing, and in 2006, he bagged a gold medal in the USKBA. After a 22-0 in kickboxing, he began training in mixed martial arts.

Professional MMA Career

In 2010, John Makdessi assigned by UFC. On Dec 11, 2010, at UFC 124, he made his debut against the Pat Audinwood and won the fight via unanimous in the third round. On August 14, 2011, he was expected to compete against Paul Taylor at UFC on Versus 5 but drew due to injury. On April 21, 2012, at UFC 145, he lost the fight via unanimous decision. Again, on February 1, 2014, he competed with Alan Patrick at UFC 169 and lost by unanimous decision. On Dec 12, 2015, at UFC 194, he faced Yancy Medeiros and lost the fight by split decision. After 2 loss at UFC, he faced Mehdi Baghdad at UFC Fight 90, on July 7, 2016, and won the fight via split decision in the third round. On Dec 10, 2016, at UFC 206, he lost a fight against Lando Vannata via knockout in the first round. He has records of 14 wins in 20 matches among them nine by knockouts and five were by decisions

Personal life of John Makdessi

John Makdessi has a perfect physique with an astonishing personality. He is one of the popular faces of UFC. He competed and won several matches and tournaments throughout his professional career.

John Makdessi has reached the age of 31 now. He has a perfect height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs 70 kg.

Regarding his married & personal life, John Makdessi has shared very few facts. He came into light for his professional work neither than for his personal life. There is not much more info available about his parents and siblings. According to sources, neither he is in an affair nor he has any girlfriend. As he is successful, he surely gets a beautiful wife in his life. His sexuality seemed to be straight. He does not look like a gay at all. Before being a professional fighter, he worked as a cook at a restaurant. 

Interesting FACTS

The rock star personality of the UFC, John Makdessi taught as an inspiration to upcoming generations through his dedication and devotion. His annual salary is $142,600. As of 2015, his net worth is $499,100. One can go through his tweets on Twitter. 

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