Islam Makhachev's UFC record, age, brother, wife, Twitter
Islam Makhachev's UFC record has been exceptional. The Russian has now won 11 consecutive fights. The Dagestani has defeated several great UFC fighters, emerging from the shadow of his legendary mentor to establish himself as his own legend, an athlete and a fighter in his own right.
He is a former Sambo competitor, and Russian professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Lightweight division, where he is the current UFC Lightweight Champion.
|Names||Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev|
|Date of birth||September 27, 1991|
|Place of birth||Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia|
|Age||31 years (October 2022)|
|Net worth||Around $2.2 Million|
Islam Makhachev's age
He was born on September 27, 1991, in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia. He is currently 31 years of age. (October 2022). He stands at 1.78m tall and weighs about 70 kgs.
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Makhachev made his M-1 Global debut on February 12, 2011, defeating Tengiz Khuchua via KO in the first round. Makhachev defeated Ivica Truscek via submission in the third round in his final M-1 Global fight before signing with the UFC on September 7, 2014.
Makhachev signed his first contract with the UFC on October 2, 2014. He made his UFC debut on May 23, 2015, against Leo Kuntz on the preliminary card of UFC 187: Johnson vs Cormier, with a professional MMA record of 11-0-0. During his whole career as an MMA fighter, he has won a number of awards and accomplishments:
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- UFC Lightweight Championship (One time, current)
- Fight of the Night (One time) vs Arman Tsarukyan
- Performance of the Night (One time) vs Charles Oliveira
- Least significant strikes absorbed per minute in UFC history (0.84)
- ProFC Union National Cup
- 2021 March Submission of the Month vs Drew Dober
- 2021 October Submission of the Month vs Dan
Islam Makhachev's rank
Makhachev, a professional fighter since 2010, was the combat sambo world champion at 74 kilogrammes in 2016. He is currently ranked third in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings as of October 24, 2022.
What is Islam Makhachev's UFC record?
His professional MMA record currently stands at 23 wins and one loss (23-1-0). The heavyweight is on an 11-fight winning streak.
Which was Islam Makhachev's last win?
Makhachev won the vacant UFC lightweight championship at UFC 280 on Saturday, October 22, 2022, by submitting the great Charles Oliveira at 3:16 of the second round. Despite being only a slight betting favourite, Makhachev dominated the race from start to finish.
Which was Islam Makhachev's last loss?
On Saturday, October 3, 2015, Makhachev was defeated by Adriano Martins at UFC 192. Islam Makhachev dropped to Adriano Martins by KO/TKO at 1:46 of Round 1. Here is a list of all of his MMA fights.
|Win||23-1||Charles Oliveira||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||UFC 280||22/10/2022|
|Win||22-1||Bobby Green||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs Green||26/02/2022|
|Win||21-1||Dan||Submission (kimura)||UFC 267||31/10/2021|
|Win||20-1||Thiago Moses||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Moises||18/07/2021|
|Win||19-1||Drew Dober||Submission (arm-triangle choke)||UFC 259||7/03/2021|
|Win||18-1||Davi Ramos||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 242||7/09/2019|
|Win||17-1||Arman Tsarukyan||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik||20/04/2019|
|Win||16-1||Kajan Johnson||Submission (armbar)||UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2||28/07/2018|
|Win||15-1||Gleison Tibau||KO (punch)||UFC 220||20/01/2018|
|Win||14-1||Nik Lentz||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 208||12/02/2017|
|Win||13-1||Chris Wade||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs.Johnson||18/09/2016|
|Loss||12-1||Adriano Martins||KO (punch)||UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson||03/02/2015|
|Win||12-0||Leo Kuntz||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier||24/05/2015|
|Win||11-0||Ivica Trušček||Submission (inverted triangle choke)||M-1 Challenge 51: Fightspirit||7/09/2014|
|Win||10-0||Yuri Ivlev||Submission (armbar)||M-1 Challenge 49: Battle in the Mountains||7/06/2014|
|Win||9-0||Rander Junio||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Global: M-1 Challenge 41||21/08/2013|
|Win||8-0||Mansour Barnaoui||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 38: Spring Battle||09/04/2013|
|Win||7-0||Anatoly Kormilkin||Submission (armbar)||Lion's Fights 2: Battle of Two Capitals||02/09/2012|
|Win||6-0||Migel Grigoryan||Submission (rear-naked choke)||SFC: Siberian Fighting Championship 1||15/12/2011|
|Win||5-0||Vladimir Egoyan||Decision (split)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup Final||02/07/2011|
|Win||4-0||Magomed Ibragimov||Submission (triangle choke)||TFC 5: Tsumada Fighting Championship||01/07/2011|
|Win||3-0||Martiros Grigoryan||TKO (punches)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup 15||06/05/2011|
|Win||2-0||Tengiz Khuchua||KO (punch)||M-1 Selection Ukraine 2010: The Finals||12/02/2011|
|Win||1-0||Magomed Bekbolatov||Decision (unanimous)||TFC 4: Tsumada Fighting Championship||01/08/2010|
Islam Makhachev's net worth
Islam Makhachev's net worth is expected to be around $2.2 million in 2022. He made the majority of his fortune through his UFC fighting career. Publications reveal that Islam earned $1.2 million from UFC 280, which included his base salary of $500,000, a $500,000 fight win bonus and a $200,000 sponsorship bonus.
Are Khabib Nurmagomedov and Islam Makhachev brothers?
They are not biological brothers, but they have a strong brotherly bond. They've been training together since they were kids.
Both trained under Khabib's late father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. They have frequently expressed their mutual admiration and support for one another.
Who is Islam Makhachev's wife?
Makhachev is believed that he married on April 8, 2021, in Makhachkala, Dagestan, and booked a hotel for thousands of guests. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tughukov, both UFC fighters, attended the ceremony. However, her bride's name and any other information about her are currently unavailable.
Islam Makhachev has had a noteworthy UFC record since his debut in 2014, with the Dagestani losing his only professional fight at UFC 192 in 2015. His accomplishment has been greatly attributed to his hard work, dedication, and the support of his MMA family.
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