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Randa Markos-Thomas personal details

First Name Randa
Last Name Markos-Thomas
Nickname/s Quiet Storm
Birth Name Randa Markos
Age 32 
Date of Birth August 10, 1985
Born Baghdad, Iraq
Residence Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Status Active
Nationality Canadian
Weight class Strawweight
Weight range 112 - 145lbs / 51 - 66kg
Preferred 115lbs / 52kg
Height 5ft 4in / 162cm
Reach 63.5in
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Randa Markos-Thomas martial arts details

MMA Professional
Champion
Wrestling Practitioner
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Bue Belt
Provincial Champion
Grappling Practitioner
National Champion


Randa Markos-Thomas fight history

W Juliana Lima Unanimous Decision MMA 01/27/18 UFC on FOX 27: Jacare vs Brunson 2, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Strawweight • 115 lbs • Preliminary Card • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
L Alexa Grasso Split Decision MMA 08/05/17 UFC Fight Night 114: Pettis vs. Moreno, Mexico City Arena, Mexico City, Mexico
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Strawweight • 115 lbs • Co-Main Event • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
W Carla Esparza Split Decision MMA 02/19/17 UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs Browne, Scotiabank Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Strawweight • 115 lbs • Preliminary Card • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
L Cortney Casey Armbar MMA 08/20/16 UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
4:34 R1 Pro Strawweight • 115lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
W Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger Unanimous Decision MMA 06/18/16 UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs Thompson, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Strawweight • 115lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 117.5 lbs (53.3 kgs)
L Karolina Kowalkiewicz Unanimous Decision MMA 12/19/15 UFC on FOX 17: dos Anjos vs. Cerrone, Orlando, Florida, United States
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Strawweight • 115lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
W Aisling Daly Unanimous Decision MMA 04/25/15 UFC 168: Johnson vs. Horiguchi
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Strawweight • 115lbs • Prelim Card • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
L Jessica Penne Split Decision MMA 12/12/14 UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro Strawweight • 115lbs • Main Card • Weigh-In: 116.0 lbs (52.6 kgs)
L Rose Namajunas Kimura MMA 08/14/14 The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned
2:44 R1 Exhibition Strawweight Tournament Semi-Finals • 115 lbs 
W Felice Herrig Modified Armbar MMA …/…/14 The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned
2:14 R1 Exhibition Strawweight Tournament Quarter-Finals • 115 lbs 
W Tecia Torres Unanimous Decision MMA 07/08/14 The Ultimate Fighter 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Exhibition Strawweight Tournament First Round • 115 lbs 
W Lynnell House Armbar MMA 03/08/14 PFC 2: Provincial Fighting Championships 2
1:57 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
L Justine Kish Unanimous Decision MMA 01/24/14   RFA 12: Ortega vs. Koch
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Kara Kirsh Unanimous Decision MMA 10/26/13 PFC 1: Unrivaled
5:00 R3 / 3×5 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Ashley Nichols Armbar MMA 03/28/13 Wreck MMA: 2.0
3:06 R1 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Allanna Jones Armbar MMA 11/17/12 IFL 51: No Guts, No Glory
3:14 R3 Pro ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Bernice Booth TKO (Punches) MMA 11/13/10 XCC 64.5: Battle at the Border 11
2:27 R1 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Bernice Booth Armbar MMA 08/28/10 XCC 64: Battle at the Border 10
1:31 R2 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Alison Milliron Unanimous Decision MMA 05/08/10 Impact Fight League, Pontiac, Michigan, United States
3:00 R3 / 3×3 Amateur Flyweight • 125 lbs • Main Card
L Kelly Warren Unanimous Decision MMA 11/14/09 IFL: Righteous Rumble
3:00 R3 / 3×3 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..
W Tanya Lohr Unanimous Decision MMA 09/19/09 IFL: No Pain, No Gain
3:00 R3 / 3×3 Amateur ……………………………………………………………………………………..

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Randa Markos’ Bio

Randa Markos-Thomas is a female fighter from Canada.

She began wrestling in grade 9 in high school.

After turning professional in 2010, Randa struggled to find fights for 2 years, eventually accepting a fight 15 lbs above her normal MMA weight class.

Personal Life

Randa’s family fled from Iraq when she was only three years old. They were imprisoned in Europe before eventually receiving visas to Canada. Her father, a former soldier, became an alcoholic and was abusive towards her and the rest of her family.

Randa attended Trios College and earned a Pharmacy Assistant Diploma. She continues to work as a pharmacy assistant outside of her fighting.

Achievements

MMA Titles

2014 - Provincial Fighting Championships Strawweight Champion (inaugural)

MMA Awards

2014 - Awakening WMMA Awards | Strawweight of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2014 - Awakening WMMA Awards | Personality of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2014 - Awakening WMMA Awards | Inspirational Fighter of the Year wmma-awards-icon
2014 - Awakening WMMA Awards | Submission of the Year (Opponent: Felice Herrig) wmma-awards-icon
2014 - 2nd Most Viewed Awakening Profile December
2013 - Top MMA News, Canada’s Rookie of the Year

Wrestling Titles

2004 - OFSAA Wrestling Championships | -51kg  Silver
2003 - Canadian National Wrestling Championships | Juvenile -52kg  Bronze

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Titles

2013 - Ontario Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships | No Gi Expert Absolute  Gold
2013 - Ontario Open Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships | No Gi Expert Featherweight -124 lbs  Gold
2010 - Grapplers Quest Canadian National Grappling Championships | No Gi Advanced Absolute  Bronze
2010 - Grapplers Quest Canadian National Grappling Championships | No Gi Advanced -120 lbs  Gold
2008 - Joslin’s Canadian Grappling Championship | No Gi -145 lbs  Gold

Media Appearances

TV

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20: A Champion Will Be Crowned (2014)

Team Details

Name Role
Maximum Training Center Gym / Affiliations
Toan Lam Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Phil Navarro Trainer / Instructor / Coach
Mike Marchand Trainer / Instructor / Coach

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