What Is Edmen Shahbazyan Religion? UFC Fighter Ethnicity And Origin

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Edmen Shahbazyan believes that it’s not only his MMA skills but also his faith in god that made him stand the tough ground in the Octagon. Fans are curious about what religion Edmen follows.

The mixed martial artist who has made a name for himself in the middleweight division was born on November 20, 1997. 

He was born in Glendale, California, and has been training since childhood.

Moreover, Shahbazyan and his elder brother Leon Shahbazyan were raised in a loving, caring household.

The fighter trained at the Glendale Fighting Club since the age of 12 and has loved and admired the place. 

Edmen Shahbazyan Celebrating After A Match
Edmen Shahbazyan Celebrating After A Match (Source: Instagram)

Edmen attended Glendale High School and later moved on to Herbert Hoover High, where he wrestled and reached the CIF State tournament. 

Additionally, as a teenager, he trained with Ronda Rousey and was her training partner. 

Still making his name in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he has managed to win the Performance of the Night once at UFC 282.

Religion Of Edmen Shahbazyan

Like most athletes, the UFC fighter likes to keep his personal life private.

According to some sources, Edmen Shahbazyan follows Christianity. However, the Californian native has not publicly revealed his belief. 

We can confirm that he does believe in God and is not an atheist.

On November 24, 2019, he posted on Instagram with a caption, “What a time to be alive. Just a kid on a mission to be the best! God is good!”

The fighter comes from a White-American ethnic background and holds American citizenship, and as do his family members. 

Edmen Shahbazyan During Training At The MMA Xtreme Couture
Edmen Shahbazyan During Training At The MMA Xtreme Couture (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, he has also not shared much about his parents, but they have been very supportive of his decisions in life. 

Edmen, who is a very humble and respectable person, has always kept his parent’s identity a secret and has not disclosed any information. 

Additionally, he does seem to have a girlfriend and often posts about her on his social media accounts.

Apart from that, the only family member known to the public is his elder brother, Leon Shahbazyan.

Elder Brother: Leon Shahbazyan

Edmen’s brother, as mentioned, is also a professional fighter, and the siblings share a great bond. 

The age gap between the Shahbazyan brother is of nearly two years.

Being the eldest sibling, Leon (born: November 18, 1995) has encouraged and motivated himself and his brother since childhood.

Moreover, he started his career as a fighter soon after completing his high school degree. 

Edmen Shahbazyan Elder Brother Leon Shahbazyn
Edmen Shahbazayn’s Elder Brother Leon Shahbazyan (Source: Instagram)

The fighter was athletic and played lots of sports, being more involved in fighting sports. Unlike, Edmen, Leon was always clear about his career path. 

According to reports, it was Leon who inspired and encouraged Edmen to do the same. 

Although not as famous as his younger brother, Leon does have a decent MMA record. His record stands at 8-4-0. 

He weighs around 186 pounds, has a height of 1.93m, and fights in the middleweight division.

Samyak Shah
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