Randa Markos is a Canadian Mixed Martial Arts fighter who was originally born in Iraq. She competes in the UFC Strawweight Division and is currently one of the top Strawweights in the company ranked at number 14. She has been fighting as a professional MMA artist for the better part of 5 years after having made her professional MMA debut in 2014.
Gym/ Team/ Association
Michigan Top Team Strong Style, Tristar Gym
‘Quiet Storm’ Randa Markos
Date of Birth
10 – 8 – 1985
Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Current Professional MMA Record
9 – 6 – 1 (Win – Loss – Draw)
Current Professional MMA Streak
Win Method Ratio
(KO/ TKO : Submission : Decision) – 0 : 44 : 56
Randa Markos was born in Iraq. During the war between Iran and Iraq, her family were held captive at gunpoint, before they were able to escape to Canada when she was 3 years old.
Markos made her professional MMA debut in 2014 at IFC 51. From there on she had a 3-0 record before suffering a loss against Justine Kish.
She was among the top 8 contenders who tried for TUF. Markos won several fights before losing in the last episode against Rose Namajunas.
She was part of The Ultimate Fighter 20, however, she lost on that occasion. Since then, she has had several wins and losses, with her winning and losing fights almost alternatively. She has faced the likes of Alexa Grasso and Juliana Lima, as well as Nina Ansaroff. Her last victory came against Angela Hill, and currently, she is set to face Claudia Gadelha.