Melsik Baghdasaryan is an Armenian mixed martial artist, kickboxer,r, and boxer, currently competing as a featherweight in the UFC. A professional competitor since 2013, he is the former Wu Lin Feng International champion, and one-time K-1 Welterweight title challenger.
|5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
|145 lb (66 kg)
Melsik Baghdasaryan Biography, EarlyLife
Melsik Baghdasaryan, born on January 28, 1992, is an Armenian athlete who competes in multiple combat sports, including mixed martial arts, kickboxing, and boxing. He currently fights in the featherweight division of the UFC. With a professional fighting career that began in 2013, he is a former champion of Wu Lin Feng International and has also challenged for the K-1 Welterweight title once.
Melsik Baghdasaryan began his martial arts training at the age of six, beginning with karate and progressing to kickboxing and Muay Thai. Throughout his professional career, he has mostly trained at the Glendale Fighting Club. He took a sabbatical from the sport after losing his first MMA fight in 2014 until 2019 when he returned for his second MMA fight. He went on to win four straight fights by knockout in a total of 62 seconds. He made his lightweight debut in his last bout of the run, against Art Hernandez.
Baghdasaryan competed in Dana White’s Contender Series 31 against Dennis Buzukja for the chance to win a UFC contract. He won the fight by unanimous decision, however, he was not offered a contract.
Melsik Baghdasaryan Education
His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.
Melsik Baghdasaryan’s Height, And Weight
He stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 66kg according to online reports. He has been nicknamed “The Gun” in his career. He also has an athletic body type. He has a well-kept figure, but measures such as biceps size, hip size, waist size, shoe size, and so on are currently unavailable. His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is black. He has a healthy and well-balanced physique.
Melsik Baghdasaryan started his martial arts training at the age of six, with karate, before moving on to kickboxing and Muay Thai. He has primarily trained at the Glendale Fighting Club throughout his professional career. After losing in his first MMA fight in 2014, he took a break from the sport until 2019 when he returned for his second MMA bout. He went on to win four consecutive fights by knockout, with a total fight time of 62 seconds. In his last fight of the streak, against Art Hernandez, he made his lightweight debut.
Baghdasaryan was allowed to earn a UFC contract at Dana White’s Contender Series 31, where he faced Dennis Buzukja. He won the fight with a unanimous decision but did not receive a contract offer.
Melsik Baghdasaryan’s Career in UFC
In March 2021, Melsik Baghdasaryan joined the UFC. He made his debut for the promotion on July 31, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 28 against Collin Anglin, where he won the fight by knockout in the second round and earned the Performance of the Night award.
On November 6, 2021, Baghdasaryan was scheduled to face T.J. Laramie at UFC 268, but Laramie had to withdraw due to being diagnosed with MRSA and was replaced by Bruno Souza. The bout took place at a catchweight and Souza had to forfeit 20% of his purse to Baghdasaryan, who won the fight via unanimous decision.
Baghdasaryan was scheduled to face T.J. Laramie again on April 16, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 206, but he had to pull out due to unknown reasons. He was also expected to face Joanderson Brito on October 15, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 212, but he withdrew due to a broken hand.
Baghdasaryan’s next fight is scheduled to take place on February 12, 2023, against Joshua Culibao at UFC 284.
Melsik Baghdasaryan’s Net Worth
The Net worth of Melsik Baghdasaryan is still yet to be revealed. His salary is under review.
Melsik Baghdasaryan’s Wife, Marriage, Children
There isn’t much information regarding his personal life available right now. His personal life will shortly be updated with any new developments. Furthermore, his former romantic history is unreported.
Melsik Baghdasaryan Awards
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Performance of the Night (One time) vs. Collin Anglin
- Wu Lin Feng
- WLF 67 kg International Championship
What is the height of Melsik Baghdasaryan?
His height is 5 feet 8 inches.
What is the age of Melsik Baghdasaryan?
His age is 31 years as of 2023.