"The Hurricane"


Fighting style: Wrestling
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Middleweight
Height: 5' 11"
Reach: 72"
Leg reach: 41.00
Weight: 185 lbs.
Team: Factory X (2014–2020)
Nationality: Denver, United States
Out of: Phuket, Thailand[2]
Age: 32


Wins by KO: 5
Wins by submission: 2
Wins by decision: 7



Significant Strikes Attempted: 433
Significant Strikes Landed: 225


Takedowns Attempted: 26
Takedowns Landed: 1


Ian Heinisch is an American mixed martial artist, currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Middleweight division. Born on November 2nd 1986 in San Luis Obispo, California, Heinisch began his MMA career in 2011 and has since gone on to become one of the most prominent names in the sport today.

Heinisch’s fighting style is based around a strong grappling game with a solid striking foundation. He utilizes his expert ground game to pressure opponents and look for submissions while also showing off excellent take-down defense whenever he needs it. His strikes are powerful and serve as great set ups for his takedowns & submission attempts. Number of times Ian has left us all speechless by performing impressive feats inside the octagon such as when he pulled off an amazing knockout victory against Cezar Ferreira at UFC Fight Night 156 back in 2019. Ian continues to demonstrate why he is considered one of the top middleweights on today’s roster after beating Derek Brunson via split decision earlier this year at UFC Fight Night 174 event that took place late August 2020.

In addition to being a successful fighter inside the octagon, Ian serves as an inspiration outside it too – having dedicated himself completely towards achieving success despite facing various adversities throughout his life – homelessness during high school years being one among them; losing no track whatsoever towards becoming professional athlete had come naturally to him even during these dark times where resources were scarce and future seemed bleak; constant motivation from family members have been integral part of keeping him focused over time helping him achieve what many would consider impossible given unfavorable circumstances surrounding early stages of life . As if this wasn’t enough , Ian juggles two full-time jobs just so that he can get closer towards fulfilling dream of becoming world champion someday soon !

Apart from fighting and providing for himself financially , Ian loves spending quality time with friends and loved ones ; going out exploring nature trails or simply enjoying nightlife without having stress about upcoming fight because last thing someone wants before stepping into cage is anything besides focus . All things considered , there exists no denying fact that taking up MMA was best decision made by young warrior whom overcame numerous obstacles faced prior entering sport which consists majorly out brutal physicality but yet mental toughness plays pivotal role too ; something which only few possess leading way ultimately championship victories across globe thanks combined efforts both within gym & outside!

Fight History

Nassourdine Imavov
Ian Heinisch: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 2
Sat. Jul 24, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw
Kelvin Gastelum
Ian Heinisch: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 13, 2021
UFC 258: Usman vs. Burns
Brendan Allen
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Nov 07, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira
Gerald Meerschaert
Ian Heinisch: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Jun 06, 2020
UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer
Derek Brunson
Ian Heinisch: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Aug 17, 2019
UFC 241: Cormier vs. Miocic 2
Antonio Carlos Junior
Ian Heinisch: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. May 18, 2019
UFC Fight Night: Dos Anjos vs. Lee


What Is Ian Heinisch's Record?
Ian Heinisch's record in UFC is 14 wins, 5 losses, and 0 draws.

Is Ian Heinisch Retiring?
Yes, Ian Heinisch is retiring from MMA to focus on treatment for his concussion issues, as announced on July 20, 2023.

Who Is Ian Heinisch's Next Opponent In His Upcoming Fight?
As a UFC journalist, I don't have information about Ian Heinisch's next opponent from the 'Ian Heinisch - Wikipedia' page.

What Is Ian Heinisch's Record On Sherdog?
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What Is Ian Heinisch's Profile On Tapology?
Ian Heinisch, also known as "The Hurricane", is an MMA fighter featured on Tapology.

What Is Ian Heinisch's Net Worth?
The net worth of Ian Heinisch is currently unknown.

What Is Ian Heinisch's Twitter Handle?
Ian Heinisch's Twitter handle is @ianheinischmma.

What Is Ian Heinisch's Instagram Handle?
Ian Heinisch's Instagram handle is @ianheinischmma.

What Is The Story Of Ian Heinisch?
Ian Heinisch is a Colorado-born UFC fighter, diagnosed with ADHD in his youth, who channeled his excess energy into wrestling, leading him to win the Colorado state high school championship and achieve All-American status twice.