He made his WEC debut in November 18, 2009, defeating Can Kerr by TKO and debuted in the UFC on March 19, 2011 at UFC 128. He herded sheep developing up in a little Iranian village without electricity or institutions. He became a member of ONE FC in 2013. He was created in Khalkhal, Iran. He fought Jamie Varner to a pull at WEC 49 this year 2010.