MMA fighter Anshul Jubli created history by becoming the second Indian to get a UFC contract. Julbi defeated Indonesia’s Jeka Saragih in the Road to UFC final and bagged a contract in the lightweight division of the championship. Anshul joined Bharat Khandare as the only two Indians to be contracted under UFC.
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Anshul wasn't the favourite and had an incredible to clinch the victory. The 28-year-old is from Bhatwari village near Uttarkashi and is the son of a retired Border Security Force (BSF) officer. Jubli moved a lot across different states due to his father's job. His family eventually settled in Dehradun after a lengthy period of relocation.
Here's all you need to about Anshul Jubli:
Age: 28 (January 13, 1995)
Hails from: Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand
Nickname: King of Lions
Weight Class: Lightweight
Last Weigh-In: 155.5 lbs or 70 Kg
Gyms & Affiliations: Soma Fight Club
Debut: PRO MMA debut - against Sanjeet Budhwar at Matrix Fight Night 2 - June 29 2019 - Win
Pro MMA Record: 7-0-0
Amateur MMA Record: 13-0-0
1st ranked in Asia South Pro Lightweights.
31st ranked in Middle East Pro Lightweights.
132st ranked in Global Pro Lightweights.
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