Born on November 25, 1982, former UFC welterweight Alan Jouban is of French and Syrian descent. The 38-year-old just lately introduced his retirement from skilled blended martial arts. He racked up a report of 17-7.
Whereas Jouban could also be of blended ethnicity, he was born and raised in Louisiana. He started coaching in Muay Thai on the age of 23 earlier than foraying into blended martial arts. Alan Jouban holds a brown belt in tenth Planet jiu jitsu below Eddie Bravo.
Jouban made his debut within the UFC in 2014 and fought 13 occasions for the promotion. Over the course of his seven-year run with the UFC, Alan Jouban earned 4 ‘Battle of the Evening’ bonuses. His final battle within the UFC was towards Jared Gooden at UFC 255, which noticed ‘Brahma’ safe a unanimous determination win.
Alan Jouban is the person who handed ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry the primary lack of his skilled profession. The Louisiana native additionally welcomed Belal Muhammad into the UFC and received by way of unanimous determination. Jouban has had ups and downs, together with a number of surgical procedures and even a battle delayed as a consequence of testing constructive for COVID-19.
After his win over Perry, ‘Brahma’ rallied for a battle towards Rafael dos Anjos. Sadly, he wasn’t given the battle.
What’s subsequent for Alan Jouban?
‘Brahma’ is an expert mannequin, along with being an analyst and commentator. He’s additionally the co-host of the G’Day MMA podcast.
Alan Jouban has appeared in a number of commercials for manufacturers reminiscent of Pepsi and Nike and commenced his modeling profession proper out of faculty. He was incomes cash as an expert mannequin nicely earlier than his foray into fight sports activities. Nonetheless, Jouban fell in love with Muay Thai and finally MMA, prioritizing his UFC profession over his modeling.
Now that ‘Brahma’ has retired from skilled MMA, he’ll look to spend extra time modeling and broadcasting. Contemplating he has a contract with luxurious model Versace, it is not laborious to see him doing nicely within the subject.
Watch Alan Jouban describe his life as a fighter and a mannequin: