Islam Makhachev Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography


Islam Makhachev Quick Info
height 5 feet 10 inches
weight 70 kg
Date of birth September 27, 1991
Zodiac sign Libra
eye color green

Islam Makhachev is a Russian professional mixed martial artist and former combat sambo competitor, who began competing in the lightweight division of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in 2015. As of November 2022, he was ranked No. 4 in UFC Light ranking. By November of 2022, he had an incredible 21-1 win-loss record in his professional mixed martial arts career. before joining UFC In 2015, they put together an undefeated winning streak of 11–0 and remained unbeaten for over 4 years while competing in the promotion. Tsumada Fighting Championship, M-1 Selection Ukraine, ProFC: Union Nation Cup, Siberian Fighting Championship, lion fightAnd M-1 Challenge, Apart from 1 of these 11 bouts, which took place in Ukraine, the rest took place in Russia.

name at birth

Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev

nick name

Islam

Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in June 2022
Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in June 2022 (Islam Makhachev/Instagram)

Sun sign

Libra

birth place

Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan, Russia

Habitat

Makhachkala, Republic of Dagestan, Russia

nationality

Russian

Business

Professional Mixed Martial Artist, Combat Sambo Competitor (Retired)

Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in October 2022
Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in October 2022 (Islam Makhachev/Instagram)

Weight

Lightweight

Posture

speck

the access

5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm

Make

strong

height

5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm

weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in December 2022
Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in December 2022 (Islam Makhachev/Instagram)

girlfriend / spouse

Islam Makhachev reportedly married on April 8, 2022, in a ceremony in Makhachkala, Dagestan. It was also reported that the ceremony was held in a hotel with hundreds of guests. However, as her culture forbids revealing the bride’s face, there is not much information available about her in the public domain.

Caste / Ethnicity

White

He is of Lak (a Northeast Caucasian ethnic group native to an inland region known as Lakia within Dagestan) ancestry.

hair color

dark brown

eye color

green

sexual orientation

Straight

special features

  • toned physique
  • short hair
  • sport a thick beard
  • friendly smile

Religion

Islam

Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in May 2022
Islam Makhachev as seen in an Instagram post in May 2022 (Islam Makhachev / Instagram)

Islam Makhachev Facts

  1. Born in Makhachkala, Islam Makhachev grew up mainly in the remote village of Barshi. He started taking martial arts training from a very young age and during his youth he used to train with future UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Their friendship stood the test of time and they trained together until Khabib retired from active competition UFC,
  2. Before beginning his professional mixed martial arts career in August 2010, he was involved in combat sambo (a Soviet martial art, an internationally practiced combat sport, and a recognized style of amateur wrestling. world wrestling championship Greco-Roman wrestling and freestyle wrestling) with the competitor. He returned to sambo sometime during his mixed martial arts career and won the ‘gold’ medal in the 74 kg category in 2016 Sofia. world sambo championship, In the final match of the tournament, he defeated his opponent by a margin of 7-0.
  3. As of November of 2022, the only loss of his 22-fight professional mixed martial arts career was against Adriano Martins. It was the 13th professional match of his career and his second in UFC,
  4. As of November of 2022, he has 1 . had won UFC Bonus Rewards – ‘Fight of the Night’ for his match against Arman Tsarukyan in April 2019. A difficult, protracted battle eventually led Islam to fall in Makhachev’s way through a unanimous decision.
  5. As of November of 2022, he holds the record for ‘absorbing the least critical strikes per minute’ UFC History’ (0.74).

Featured image by Islam Makhachev/Instagram

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