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#6 Peso mosca Division


"The Punisher"

Muhammad Mokaev

Peso mosca Division

12-0-0 (W-L-D)


Victorias por nocaut


Gana por Sumisión


Primeros acabados redondos

Muhammad Mokaev

Récord del Atleta


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

Estilo de lucha
Debut del octágono
Mar. 19, 2022
Alcance de la pierna
  • Pro since 2020

  • Two wins by KO, six by submission (2 RNC, guillotine, armbar, neck crank, arm triangle)

  • Three first-round finishes

  • Tenth youngest fighter on current UFC roster

UFC 294 (10/21/23) Mokaev submitted Tim Elliott via arm triangle choke at 3:03 of the third round

UFC 286 (3/18/23) Mokaev submitted Jafel Filho via neck crank at 4:32 of the third round 

UFC 280 (10/22/22) Mokaev submitted Malcolm Gordon via armbar at 4:26 of the third round 

UFC Fight Night (7/23/22) Mokaev won a three round unanimous decision over Charles Johnson

UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) Mokaev submitted Cody Durden via guillotine choke at :58 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2015 because I couldn’t compete in international wrestling tournaments as I had refugee status and wasn’t able to travel, so I wanted to challenge myself in different sports and I liked it.

What ranks and titles have you held? 23-0 amateur record

2x IMMAF world champion 2018/2019

IMMAF European champion 2019

Oceanic open IMMAF champion 2020

UKFC flyweight & bantamweight champion

Cage Steel bantamweight champion

Tanko FC flyweight champion

WCFC bantamweight champion

European Junior BJJ champion

Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali, a champion inside and outside the ring.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot, especially to show the younger generation that everything is possible. With belief you can get in the UFC early and still be dominant.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to college to do business studies.

What was your job before you started fighting? Giving out leaflets to make some money.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Fought in Brave FC before UFC

Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce choke and rear naked choke, sometimes the guillotine

Favorite Striking technique: Left body kick or head kick, flying knee, backhand