Islam Makhachev

 Islam Makhachev, is a professional mixed martial artist from Russia. He is presently a lightweight fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In his MMA career, he has 20 victories and 1 defeat as of July 2021. As of May 2021, he is ranked No. 9 in the UFC lightweight rankings. He is also a Combat Sambo World Champion and a Sambo competitor.

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What is Islam Makhachev Net Worth?

Islam Makhachev makes a living as an MMA fighter. He is now signed to the UFC and has only lost once in his career, to Leo Kuntz in 2015. He has 20 professional victories as of July 2021. Contracts, prize money, incentives, and endorsements all contribute to his earnings. He has approximately $600,000 in lifetime earnings from his MMA career as of July 2021. His net worth is currently believed to be about $500 million.

What is Islam Makhachev Famous For?

  • Russian mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC.
  • World Champion in Combat Sambo.
Islam and Khabib grew up training together. (Source: @scmp)

Where is Islam Makhachev From?

On September 27, 1991, Islam Makhachev was born. Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev is his birth name. Makhachkala, Dagestan ASSR, Russia is where he was born. He is of Russian descent. He is a member of the Lak ethnic group. In terms of his family and personal life, he keeps a low profile. As a result, gathering specific information on his parents, siblings, and early life has proven difficult.

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Islam Makhachev Career:

  • In August 2010, Islam Makhachev made his MMA debut in Tsumada Fighting Championship 4 against Magomed Bekbolatov. He was declared the winner by a unanimous vote.
  • In February 2011, he made his M-1 Global debut. Tengiz Khuchua was knocked out in the first round.
  • In April 2013, he won M-1 Challenge 38 by unanimous decision over Mansour Barnaoui.
  • In August 2013, he won M-1 Challenge 41 by unanimous decision over undefeated Brazilian Jiu-Jutsu black belt Rander Junio.
  • In June 2014, he defeated Yuri Ivlev by submission at M-1 Challenge 49.
  • In September 2014, he defeated Ivica Truscek by submission. For M-1 Global, it was his final bout.
  • In October 2014, he signed a four-fight contract with the UFC.
  • In May 2015, he made his UFC debut against Leo Kuntz at UFC 187. He was victorious by submission.
  • In October 2015, he lost his first fight of his career to Adriano Martins at UFC 192. He was defeated in the first round by a technical knockout.

More on his Career

  • His battle against Drew Dober at UFC on Fox 19 was canceled in April 2016 because he tested positive for the prohibited drug anti-ischemic, meldonioum.
  • In September 2016, he won a unanimous decision over Chris Wade at UFC Fight Night 94.
  • He also practiced and participated in fight sambo.
  • At the 2016 Combat Sambo Championship, he won gold by defeating Bulgarian Benishev 7-0.
  • He’s also a four-time Russian National Combat Sambo Champion.
  • In February 2017, he won a unanimous decision over Nik Lentz at UFC 208.
  • In September 2017, he backed out of his fight against Michelo Prazeres at UFC Fight Night 115, citing a religious reason.
  • In January 2018, he knocked out Gleison Tibau 57 seconds into the first round at UFC 220.
  • In July 2018, he submitted Kajan Johnson in the first round at UFC on Fox 30.
  • In January 2019, he was forced to withdraw from his fight against Francisco Trinaldo at UFC 233 due to unexplained reasons.
  • In April 2019, he won a unanimous decision over Arman Tsarukyan at UFC on ESPN+ 7. He also won the Fight of the Night award for the fight.
  • In September 2019, he won a unanimous decision over Davi Ramos at UFC 242.
  • Due to travel limitations connected to the COVID-19 epidemic in April 2020, he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 249 match against Alexander Hernandez.
  • In October 2020, he was supposed to fight Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 254. The fight was called off after Anjos tested positive with COVID-19.
  • Makhachev pulled out of the rescheduled bout in November 2020 due to a staph infection, and the bout was once again canceled.
  • In March 2021, he defeated Drew Dober by submission at UFC 259 in Las Vegas.
  • In July 2021, he defeated Thiago Moises by submission at UFC on ESPN 26.

Who is Islam Makhachev Wife?

Islam Makhachev is a husband and father. However, there is no precise information on his wife. Makhachev keeps his personal life a closely guarded secret. Only after the videos and photographs of his wedding leaked in April 2021 was he considered to be married. He hasn’t had any children yet, according to reports. Any news concerning his wife, personal life, or family will be included here as it becomes available.

How Tall is Islam Makhachev?

Islam Makhachev is 1.78 meters tall, or 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He weighs 155 pounds, or 70 kilograms. His height is 70.5 inches and he has a reach of 70.5 inches. He has a muscular physique. His eyes are a dark brown tint, and his hair is black. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Quick Facts About Islam Makhachev

Celebrated Name Islam Makhachev
Age 29 Years
Nick Name Islam
Birth Name Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev
Birth Date 1991-09-27
Gender Male
Profession MMA Fighter
Place Of Birth Makhachkala, Dagestan ASSR
Birth Nation Russia
Nationality Russian
Famous For Russian MMA Fighter
Career Start Made his professional debut in 2010
Awards Gold Medal at the 2016 Combat Sambo World Championship
Marital Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Wife Not Known
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 155 lbs (70 kg)
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Type Athletic
Source of Wealth MMA Fighter (contract, prize money, bonuses)
Net Worth $500 million
Links Instagram