Islam Makhachev's UFC record, age, brother, wife, Twitter

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.

Islam Makhachev's UFC record, age, brother, wife, Twitter and more!
Islam Makhachev of Russia poses on the scale during the UFC 280 ceremonial weigh-in at Etihad Arena on October 21, 2022 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Chris Unger
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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.

Profile summary

Names Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev
Date of birth September 27, 1991
Place of birth Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
Nationality Russian
Age 31 years (October 2022)
Zodiac sign Libra
Occupation MMA fighter
Height 1.78 m
Ethnicity White
Wins 23
Losses 1
Draws 0
Marital status Married
Net worth Around $2.2 Million
Social mediaInstagramTwitter

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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Islam Makhachev's age
Islam Makhachev speaks during a presser ahead of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) event at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on October 20, 2022.Photo: Giuseppe CACACE
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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

Islam Makhachev's UFC record
Islam Makhachev of Russia poses on the scale during the UFC 280 official weigh-in at Crowne Plaza Yas Island on October 21, 2022 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Chris Unger
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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.

FightsWinsLosses Draws

Islam Makhachev's brother
Charles Oliveira of Brazil (L) and Islam Makhachev of Russia (R) face off during the UFC 280 ceremonial weigh-in at Etihad Arena on October 21, 2022 in Abu Dhabi. Photo: Chris Unger
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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.

Result Record OpponentMethod Event Date
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 Green26/02/2022
Win21-1Dan Submission (kimura)UFC 26731/10/2021
Win 20-1Thiago MosesSubmission (rear-naked choke) UFC Fight Night: Makhachev vs. Moises18/07/2021
Win19-1 Drew DoberSubmission (arm-triangle choke) UFC 2597/03/2021
Win18-1 Davi RamosDecision (unanimous) UFC 2427/09/2019
Win17-1 Arman TsarukyanDecision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Oleinik20/04/2019
Win16-1 Kajan JohnsonSubmission (armbar) UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 228/07/2018
Win15-1 Gleison TibauKO (punch) UFC 22020/01/2018
Win14-1 Nik LentzDecision (unanimous) UFC 20812/02/2017
Win13-1 Chris WadeDecision (unanimous) UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs.Johnson18/09/2016
Loss12-1 Adriano Martins KO (punch) UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson03/02/2015
Win 12-0Leo Kuntz Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier 24/05/2015
Win11-0Ivica TruščekSubmission (inverted triangle choke)M-1 Challenge 51: Fightspirit7/09/2014
Win10-0Yuri IvlevSubmission (armbar)M-1 Challenge 49: Battle in the Mountains7/06/2014
Win9-0 Rander JunioDecision (unanimous) M-1 Global: M-1 Challenge 4121/08/2013
Win8-0 Mansour Barnaoui Decision (unanimous)M-1 Challenge 38: Spring Battle09/04/2013
Win7-0 Anatoly KormilkinSubmission (armbar) Lion's Fights 2: Battle of Two Capitals02/09/2012
Win 6-0 Migel GrigoryanSubmission (rear-naked choke)SFC: Siberian Fighting Championship 115/12/2011
Win5-0 Vladimir EgoyanDecision (split) ProFC: Union Nation Cup Final02/07/2011
Win 4-0 Magomed IbragimovSubmission (triangle choke) TFC 5: Tsumada Fighting Championship01/07/2011
Win3-0 Martiros GrigoryanTKO (punches)ProFC: Union Nation Cup 1506/05/2011
Win2-0Tengiz KhuchuaKO (punch) M-1 Selection Ukraine 2010: The Finals 12/02/2011
Win1-0 Magomed Bekbolatov Decision (unanimous)TFC 4: Tsumada Fighting Championship01/08/2010

Islam Makhachev's net worth

Islam Makhachev's NET WORTH
Islam Makhachev poses for a portrait with Hasbulla Magomedov during the UFC 280 event at Etihad Arena on October 22, 2022 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Mike Roach
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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.

Islam Makhachev's brother
Islam Makhachev (L) and Khabib Nurmagomedov (R) wait backstage during the UFC 220 event at TD Garden on January 20, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. Photo: Brandon Magnus
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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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