Gegard Mousasi

Birth Name: Geghard Mofsesiyan

Birth Place: Iran

Date of Birth: August 1, 1985

What Race or Ethnicity: Armenian

The MMA fighter was born in Iran to Armenian parents.  He and his family fled Iran during the Iran-Iraq war to the Netherlands when he was 4 years old. Mousasi, who’s real name is Mofsesiyan, started out as a successful amateur boxer but then moved into kickboxing and eventually to mixed martial arts. He also learned judo in his early years.

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