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#4 Ligero Division

Activo

Islam Makhachev

Ligero Division

22-1-0 (W-L-D)

10

Fight Win Streak

3

Wins by Knockout

10

Wins by Submission

Islam Makhachev

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

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Dagestan Republic, Rusia
Trenes en
American Kickboxing Academy (AKA)
Estilo de lucha
Sambo
Años
30
Alto
70.00
Peso
160.00
Debut del octágono
May. 23, 2015
Alcance
70.50
Alcance de la pierna
40.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2010
     
  • Was coached by father of former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov
     
  • Three wins by knockout, nine by submission (2 triangle, 3 RNC, 3 armbar, arm triangle)
     
  • On nine fight winning streak
     
  • Eight first round finishes

 

UFC History

UFC267 (10/30/21) Makhachev submitted Dan Hooker via kimura at 2:25 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (7/17/21) Makhachev submitted Thiago Moises via rear naked choke at 2:38 of the fourth round
UFC 259 (3/6/21) Makhachev submitted Drew Dober via arm triangle choke at 1:37 of the third round
UFC 242 (9/7/19) Makhachev won a three round unanimous decision over Davi Ramos
UFC Fight Night (4/20/19) Makhachev won a three round unanimous decision over Arman Tsarukyan
UFC on FOX (7/28/18) Makhachev submitted Kajan Johnson via armbar at 4:43 of the first round
UFC 220 (1/20/18) Makhachev knocked out Gleison Tibau at :57 of the first round
UFC 208 (2/11/17) Makhachev won a three round unanimous decision over Nik Lentz
UFC Fight Night (9/17/16) Makhachev won a three round unanimous decision over Chris Wade
UFC 192 (10/3/15) Makhachev was knocked out by Adriano Martins at 1:46 of the first round
UFC 187 (5/23/15) Makhachev submitted Leo Kuntz via rear naked choke at 2:38 of the second round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at 10 years old, just for self-defense and to be strong.
What ranks and titles have you held? Combat sambo World and European champion, four-time Russian champ.
Do you have any heroes? Muslim Amiraslanov
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a chance to make a big statement to the whole world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Dagestan State University. Athletic faculty
What was your job before you started fighting? Student
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? International master of sport in combat sambo.
Favorite grappling technique: Twister submission
Favorite Striking technique: Jab