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#7 Ligero Division

Activo

"Ataman"

Rafael Fiziev

Ligero Division

12-1-0 (W-L-D)

6

Fight Win Streak

8

Wins by Knockout

6

First Round Finishes

Rafael Fiziev

Récord del Atleta

Resultados del evento

Info

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

Status
Activo
Ciudad natal
Baku, Azerbaiyán
Trenes en
Tiger Muay Thai - Phuket, Thailand
Estilo de lucha
Muay Thai
Años
29
Alto
68.00
Peso
155.00
Debut del octágono
Apr. 20, 2019
Alcance
71.50
Alcance de la pierna
40.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Eight wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
     
  • Six first round finishes
     
  • On six-fight winning streak
     
  • Origin of nickname: “My coach gave me that nickname. In our country it means the strongest one, the one who is in charge.”

UFC History
UFC Fight Night (7/9/22) Fiziev knocked out Rafael Dos Anjos at :18 of the fifth round 
UFC on ESPN (12/4/21) Fiziev knocked out Brad Riddell at 2:20 of the third round
UFC 265 (8/7/21) Fiziev won a three round unanimous decision over Bobby Green
UFC 256 (12/12/20) Fiziev knocked out Renato Moicano at 4:05 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (7/18/20) Fiziev won a three round unanimous decision over Marc Diakiese
UFC Fight Night (10/26/19) Fiziev won a three round unanimous decision over Alex White
UFC Fight Night (4/20/19) Fiziev was stopped by Magomed Mustafaev via strikes at 1:26 of the first round

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned professional in 2015
What ranks and titles have you held? I won multiple national and international IFMA Muay Thai tournaments. I was also national champion in Combat Sambo and hand-to-hand combat
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in UFC is my dream since I was a child; now it's a chance to showcase my skills to the world.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from Kyrgyzstan Police Academy and I have a degree in law.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was working as a police officer for a little bit.