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Noad Lahat

(1984 - )

Noad Lahat is an Israeli mixed martial artist who competes in the featherweight division. He is currently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Lahat was born on June 8, 1984 in Alfei Menashe, a settlement in the West Bank.

Lahat began training in judo as a youngster at age five. After a stint in the Israeli Defense Forces, Lahat began training in mixed martial arts and began competing professionally in 2008, competing first as a lightweight, then as a featherweight for various regional promotions. He was able to compile an undefeated record of 7-0 with six finishes before signing with UFC in January 2014.

Lahat made his promotional debut on March 23, 2014 against Godofredo Pepey at UFC Fight Night 38. He lost the fight via knockout in the first round. Lahat faced Niklas Backstrom on June 20, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 69. He won the back and forth fight by majority decision (28-28, 28-29, 28-29).

Lahat faced Steven Siler on July 26, 2014 at UFC on Fox 12. Lahat won the fight via unanimous decision.

Sources: Wikipedia; UFC