A.K.A: The Dreamcatcher
Place of Birth: Iran
Gegard Mousasi is a former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion, former DREAM Middleweight Champion and Cage Warriors Middleweight Champion.
Mousasi won the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship in his Strikeforce debut at Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg on August 15, 2009. Mousasi defeated Renato Sobral in only a minute of the first round to take the belt.
Mousasi lost the title in his first defense to Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal at Strikeforce: Nashville on April 17, 2010. It was his first loss since losing to Akihiro Gono at Pride Bushido 12 in 2006.
MAJOR TITLES WON: Cage Warriors Middleweight title, DREAM Middleweight Championship (current), Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship
NOTABLE VICTORIES: Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, Renato Sobral, Ronaldo Souza, Mark Hunt, Melvin Manhoef, Denis Kang, Evangelista Santos
NOTABLE LOSSES: Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal, Akihiro Gono