Anshul Jubli biography: 13 things about UFC fighter born in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, India

full name: Anshul Jubli
fight name: King of Lions
residence: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
height: 6’0″
weight division: lightweight
current promotion: UFC
pro MMA record: 7-0


Anshul Jubli is an Indian professional mixed martial artist. He is 6’0″ tall and he competes in the lightweight division.

Currently, Jubli is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, India.
  2. He spent his childhood in various states of India because his father was employed in the Border Security Force, which required the family to move a lot. They ultimately settled down in Dehdarun, Uttarakhand.
  3. He earned his bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University in Srinagar, Uttarakhand and worked as a school teacher before becoming an MMA fighter.
  4. In 2015, he started watching MMA.
  5. On January 10, 2016, he defeated Harish Kumar via unanimous decision in an amateur MMA bout at “Bodypower 2016” in Mumbai, India.
  6. In 2017, he joined Crosstrain Fight Club, an MMA club in New Delhi, India.
  7. On June 29, 2019, he made his professional MMA debut at “Matrix Fight Night 2” in New Delhi where he defeated Sanjeet Budhwar via unanimous decision.
  8. On December 20, 2019, he defeated Amit Raj Kumar via unanimous decision at “Matrix Fight Night 3” in Mumbai.
  9. On February 28, 2020, he defeated Rajith Chandran via technical knockout via punches at “Matrix Fight Night 4” in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  10. On December 15, 2020, he defeated Srikant Sekhar via unanimous decision at “Matrix Fight Night 5” in Dubai.
  11. On September 24, 2021, he submitted Mohammad Mahmoudian via arm-triangle choke at “Matrix Fight Night 6” in Dubai.
  12. On October 23, 2022, he defeated Kyung Pyo Kim via split decision in the Road to UFC Lightweight Tournament semifinal in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  13. He was 28 years old when he won the Road to UFC Lightweight Tournament final by defeating Jeka Saragih via technical knockout via punches and elbows on February 4, 2023 at “UFC Vegas 68” in Enterprise, Nevada, which improved his professional MMA record to 7 wins and 0 loss. He won $50,000 and became the second Indian MMA fighter to sign a UFC contract following Bharat Khandhare.

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