Makwan Amirkhani (born November 8, 1988) is a Finnish mixed martial artist competing in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Amirkhani is perhaps best known for his first-round eight-second knockout of Andy Ogle, which is one of the fastest knockouts in UFC history.
Amirkhani is one of eight children; his brother and father both died in car accidents shortly after the family moved to Finland.Makwan has worked as a model and was the 1st runner-up in 2012 Mr. Finland pageant, which his nickname refers to.On July 12th 2021 several Finnish newspapers reported that Jethro Rostedt, a Finnish real estate agent and town council member of Turku, has filed a criminal report against Amirkhani due to threats and slander on Facebook. Amirkhani had posted negative comments regarding Rostedt and his son after a gang fight with dozens of participants occurred in a nightclub owned by Rostedt the previous weekend. The post was visible for Amirkhani's 175 000 followers, and although later removed, screenshots of the threats have been circulating on social media.