Born and raised in Lafayette, Louisiana, Jouban competed in soccer from a young age through high school until tearing his ACL. Jouban later began training in Muay Thai in 2005 at the age of 23, and was undefeated as an amateur, which led him into a career in mixed martial arts.
Jouban had his first amateur fight on March 26, 2010, and won via TKO just 14 seconds into the first round. He had his first professional fight on February 8, 2011 vs. Kyle Griffin, winning via 15 second knockout in the first round.
Jouban next faced The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 3 Middleweight winner Warlley Alves on November 8, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 56. Jouban lost the fight by a controversial unanimous decision.
Jouban faced Albert Tumenov on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192. He lost the fight via TKO in the first round.
Jouban signed a deal with Versace in 2016. He appeared in a short film as the face of Versace’s Dylan Blue fragrance advertisement along with Gigi Hadid.
Jouban faced Niko Price on August 5, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Pettis vs. Moreno. He lost the fight via TKO.
Jouban faced Ben Saunders on February 24, 2018 at UFC on Fox 28. He won the back-and-forth fight via knockout in the second round. This win earned him the Fight of the Night bonus.