Ian Heinisch an American mixed martial trained by Marc Montoya. He is also known as The Hurricane. Ian is with team Factory X. He competed in the Middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. In Dec 2019, Ian fought against Omari Akhmedov UFC 245 which he lost.
Ian Heinisch was born on Aug 5, 1998, in Denver, Colorado, the United States. He belongs to American nationality and her ethnicity is german. His parents’ divorced during his school time.
Ian was homeschooled but has attended wrestling classes. For education, he went to North Idaho College, Idaho but left that college.
At an early age, Ian started to take part in wrestling matches. he has won Colorado state high school championship. When his parents were separated, he started to sell ecstasy pills. To avoid jail, Ian moved to Amsterdam after getting the bail.
But he again started to do drug tracking from South America to Spain. One of the officers caught him with 1 kilo of cocaine and was sentenced to jail in the Canary Islands. After getting released Heinisch went to New York.
Ian transformed his life after jail sentences. He kept his focus on wrestling. From 2015, Ian started to fight professionally. He defeated Gabriel Checco and became interim middleweight champion in promotions like Sparta Combat League and Legacy Fighting Alliance.
He also defeated Justin Sumter in Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in June 2018. So in the same year, Ian signed a contract with UFC.
Then on November 17, 2018, Ian fought against Cezar Ferreira at UFC Fight Night: Magny vs. Ponzinibbio which he won. In 2019, he won against Antônio Carlos Júnior but he lost a fight with Derek Brunson.
Till now, Ian has faced 16 matches in which he has won 16 and lost 3 matches.
He has a net worth of $1 million, for an MMA fighter (UFC) is $68,500 whereas the average income of UFC fighters was $138,250.
Ian Heinisch is a married man. He is married to Joni Qualm. He exchanged vows with his longtime girlfriend, Joni Qualm. His wife, Joni is a medicine specialist plus a registered nurse. In 2015, she won the title Miss Rodeo Nebraska.
The couple often spends time with each other and share their pictures on their social media handles. In Nov 2019, they holidayed in New York.
Ian has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and his body weight is 84 kg. He has grey eye color and his hair color is brown.
Ian is active on social media site Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has around 2.3k followers on Facebook, 2.4k on Twitter and 11.6k on Instagram.
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