Pannie Kianzad

by John Max 27 Apr,2018
Pannie Kianzad
Body Stats
Height 5 Feet 7 Inch
Weight in KG 61 Kg kg
Personal Info
  • Birth Name Pannie Kianzad
  • Birth Country Ahvaz, Iran
  • Famous Name Pannie Kianzad
  • Nationality Iranian and Swedish
  • Affair with Ilzza Beli
  • Boyfriend Yes
  • Currently Club Invicta FC

Pannie Kianzad is an Iran-born Swedish mixed martial artist who is currently signed to the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is ranked 12th in the UFC women's bantamweight rankings as of 29th March 2022. Prior to that, she competed in Cage Warrior where she earned the bantamweight title. 

Neither married nor single, she is currently dating her long-time boyfriend, Ilzza Beli.

Pannie Kianzad's Net Worth and Endorsement

Kianzad has built a decent net worth through her MMA career. There is no fixed salary for MMA fighters rather they earn the per fight.

From her most recent fight at TUF: Heavy Hitters Finale, she took home $18,500. Furthermore, other sources claim her MMA career earnings are about $21,000.

As of April 2022, she is ranked 579th with UFC career earnings of $244,000. 

Pannie Kianzad's Personal Life: Affair and Boyfriend

Currently 30, Pannie Kianzad is not married but is in an open relationship with her boyfriend Ilzza Beli. The two often upload each other’s photos in their Instagram accounts with romantic captions. It seems that the duo is pretty serious regarding their relationship and might take their relationship to the whole new level someday.

She has a medium height of 5 ft. and 7 inches and her body weight is 61 kg.

Pannie Kianzad's Early Life

Pannie Kianzad was born on 8th December 1991 in Ahvaz, Iran. Her birth sign is Sagittarius. Talking about her nationality, Kianzad holds both Iranian and Swedish nationality.

At 14, Kianzad began her martial arts career in boxing and went on to compete in around thirty amateur boxing fights.

At 18, she participated in the Swedish National Championship in shootfighting and reserved the second position winning the silver medal after losing to Lina Lansberg in the final. The following year, she was named Swedish Champion in Shooting after defeating Genesini Serena in the round second via armbar submission.

Pannie Kianzad's Mixed Martial Arts Career

Early Career

On 14th April 2014, Kianzad made her professional debut against Helin Paara at MMA Raju 9. She won the fight in the 3rd round via unanimous decision. She racked up four straight wins in a smaller organization before being signed to Cage Warriors.

Cage Warriors

In the year 2014, Pannie Kianzad signed with Cage Warrior. On 22nd of August 2014, she made her Cage Warriors debut against Megan Van Houtum at Cage Warrior FC 71. She won the fight via TKO punches in the third round.

She next faced Eeva Siiskonen at Cage Warrior FC 74 on 15th November 2014. And again she marked her victory via unanimous decision in the fifth round.

Invicta FC

 In March 2015, Kianzad got signed by Invicta  FC. She made her debut against Jessica- Rose Clark at Invicta FC on 9th of July 2015. She won the fight via unanimous decision in the round three. Further, she was select to face Tonya Evinger at Invicta FC on 12th of September 2015. She lost the fight via TKO punches in the round 2.

In her third bout, Kianzad fought Raquel Pa’aluhi at Invicta FC 21 on 14th January 2017. She got defeated in the fight by submission due to a rear-naked choke in the first round.

On 13th January 2018, she faced Sarah Kaufman at Invicta Fc 27. She lost the fight via unanimous decision as well as charged 25% of her purse for falling make weight.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

Kianzad faced Macy Chiasson on November 30, 2018, at The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale, however, she lost the fight via a rear-naked choke submission in round two.

On 6th July 2019, she made her UFC debut at  UFC 239 against Julia Avila. However, she lost his first UFC fight.

Rebounding from loss, she further gave epressive UFC fights stats four consucutive wins over Jessica-Rose Clark, Bethe Correia, Sijara Eubanks, and Alexis Davis

On 18th September 2021, Pannie was defetaed by Raquel Pennington at UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Spann. 

On 16th April 2022, Pannie won over Lina Lansberg at UFC on ESPN: Luque vs. Muhammad 2.                               

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