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Peso mosca Division

Activo

"Qazaq"

Azat Maksum

Peso mosca Division

17-1-0 (W-L-D)

5

Victorias por nocaut

7

Gana por Sumisión

6

Primeros acabados redondos

Azat Maksum

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Info

Learn more about Azat Maksum's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Kazajistán
Estilo de lucha
Striker
Años
28
Alto
67.00
Peso
137.50
Debut del octágono
Jul. 15, 2023
Alcance
70.00
Alcance de la pierna
39.00
  • Pro since 2017
     
  • Five wins by KO, seven by submission (Brabo, 4 RNC, undisclosed choke, undisclosed submission)
     
  • Six first-round finishes
     
  • Origin of nickname: “It’s based on my ethnic history, on my nationality – Kazakh.”

UFC Fight Night (2/3/24) Maksum lost a three round unanimous decision to Charles Johnson

UFC on ESPN (7/15/23) Maksum won a three round split decision over Tyson Nam 

When and why did you start training for fighting? My uncle took me to freestyle wrestling as a child. MMA training began from the first year of university. After that, I started to fight in the amateurs. I immediately knew that I would compete in MMA with a specific goal – to take a title belt. First, it was OCTAGON LEAGUE’s flyweight title. Next? We’ll see.

What ranks and titles have you held? OCTAGON LEAGUE flyweight champion 2018

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s an honor to represent my country, Kazakhstan, in the best MMA promotion in the world. It’s a big responsibility to raise the flag of my country.   

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have a bachelor’s degree at Agricultural University in Forestry (Firewatch).

What was your job before you started fighting? Confectionery

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Jiu-Jitsu master degree candidate, Zhekpe-Zhek master degree