Who is Ian Heinisch?

There are numerous famous people in this world. They become famous for their applaudable and outstanding works. To be such a person, one has to sacrifice many things and has to be devoted. The perfect example of such a personality would be Ian Heinisch. Ian Heinisch is a professional American Mixed Martial Artist and a legendary UFC champion. He is one of the finest players in the entire MMA and UFC championship.

Quick Info 
Full NameIan Heinisch
Date Of BirthAugust 5, 1988
Birth PlaceDenver, Colorado, USA
Parent(s)Not Known
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
SpouseMiss Rodeo Nebraska
Age33 Years
Height5 ft 11 in
ChildrenNot Known
Net Worth$3 million dollars

Ian Heinisch holds 14 wins and has lost only four times, which is considered one of the most unbreakable records in MMA. He was active in UFC from 2015 and is still contributing. He is also known by the name The Hurricane. He was given that name because no one can judge him.

Ian Heinisch

What is he famous for?

Ian Heinisch is famous for his rugged record in Martial art. He has the record of Knockout by 5. Besides this, Ian is famous for his career in World series fighting and Legacy Fighting Alliance. Ian is also one of the kindest people. He has donated to many charities and helped a lot of orphans. He has also raised his voice against many social problems. This legendary UFC player is best known for defeating the most sensational and professional player, Gerald Meerschaert. He is best known for his fighting role in one of the most professional teams, Tiger Muay Thai.

Records and Achievements

Ian Heinisch has a record of Legacy Fighting Alliance, where he has won LFA middleweight Champion for one time. Besides this, he holds the record of 14 wins and four losses for his Martial Art career. He has knockout his opponent for straight five times. Ian Heinisch has been nominated for various titles such as MMA player of the year, UFC player of 2013,2016, and many more.

Physical Statistics

Height, Weight, Age

Ian Heinisch is blessed with a great height and weight. Although this famous and professional player had ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), he never gave up on his dream to be a successful fighter. Ian is one of the fewest players in UFC, with a total height of 5 feet and 11 inches(1.80m). He has a total weight of 84kg(185lb). The Zodiac sign and birth sign of Ian are Virgo.

Ian Heinisch
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Besides fighting, Ian Heinisch loves to spend his time swimming and fishing. In an interview, he has stated that fishing and swimming take him to his past happy childhood. The color of his hair is lightly golden, and the color of his eyes is Grey. Ian is so impressed with Mike Tyson, one of the best boxers in the world. As a matter of fact, his greatest idol is Mike Tyson, and as a kid, he wanted to be just like Tyson. He was born in Denver, Colorado, the United States of America, which makes him belong to American Nationality and White ethnicity. His personal trainer was Marc Montoya.

Parents and Early Life

Ian Heinisch was born in Denver, Colorado, United States of America. He was born on August 5, 1988. The name of this UFC champion’s parents is not mentioned on any sites. But we know that his parents were happily divorced when he was just seven years old. He spent most of his time in Florida with his uncle and Aunt.  As a child, Ian suffered from various anxieties. His parent’s divorce damaged him mentally. He has stated that his uncle and aunt were the main sources of his inspiration. Ian is now 33 years old.


As a child, Ian Heinisch was homeschooled by his parents. His father wanted to see him be a wrestler, and he attended Ian in a local wrestling Class. He was homeschooled because he did not pay any attention to his study. Later for his further study, Ian attended Colorado State High School. He was picked by the wrestling coach as the school’s team. Later, he attended North Idaho College and dropped out after one year. Looking back at his past, he described it as awful. This wrestler was arrested for the crime of selling ecstasy pills.

MMA Career

UFC, and Fights

Ian started his career in wrestling at his early age. He was selected for the colorado championship, which he won, accompanying another title, All American Champion, two times. His professional MMA career started in 2015. He won the title, Middleweight champion, after winning with a vast point 41-23 with Gabriel Checco. 

Ian Heinisch
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He was able to win the heart of lots of people after winning his first UFC match against Cezar Ferreira. Throughout his whole career, he has competed with various professional players such as Antonio Carlos Junior, Cezar Ferreira, Justin Sumter, Gabriel Checco, Daniel Madrid, and many more. 

Personal Life

This famous MMA player married Miss Rodeo, Nebraska, Joni. His wife is also a medicine specialist and a registered nurse. This couple was happily married in 2015.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Ian Heinisch has an Instagram account in the name of @ianheinischmma with 20.3k followers. He also has a Twitter account with the name @ianheinischmma.

Salary and Net Worth

Ian Heinisch charges $68,500 per match. His net worth in January 2021 is $3 million.