MMA Fighter, Wrestling Champion
Mehdi Barghi (Persian: مهدی برقی, born 21 January 1986) is an Iranian gold medalist and champion in Free-Style wrestling and current mixed martial artist signed to Flipside, fighting under ONE Championship.
In 2015, Mehdi decided to start his career as an MMA fighter. He participated in the 2017 World MMA Championship that took place in Kemer, Turkey, as an amateur and placed second.
In August 2020 news broke that Mehdi Barghi joined the ONE Championship as a heavyweight fighter. He made his promotional debut against the South Korean fighter, Kang Ji Wang at Unbreakable 3 Event on February 7, 2021.