Magomed Ankalaev - Official UFC® Profile
Magomed
Ankalaev
9-0-0( W-L-D )
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Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 9-0-0
Summary: well-rounded

Fighter Info

From: Dagestan Russia
Fights Out Of: Makhachkala Russia
Age: 26
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
Reach 75"
Leg Reach 46"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
96
61% Successful
59
Types of Successful Strikes
0
59
34% Standing
14%
53% Ground
20
8
31
Striking Defense
64
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
0
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
3
2
Takedown Defense
71
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Magomed Ankalaev
UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oleinik
Sep 15, 2018
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Loss
Magomed Ankalaev
Mar 17, 2018
18
59
2
0
1
0
1
3
R3 Submission

Biography

 

Thoughts on opponent, Paul Craig?  He’s a dangerous fighter, but I need to handle him and I can.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started my professional career six years ago and it seems that it’s working out for me. In Dagestan, every average person is doing martial arts, so I'm just an average Dagestani guy.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time World, three-time Russian champion of amateur MMA.  Greco-Roman champion of Dagestan. Master of sports in Combat Sambo, International master of sport in amateur MMA 

Do you have any heroes? No

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a very good opportunity for me to test myself with the top fighters in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated DGPU - Sport Faculty 

What was your job before you started fighting?  My job is in my GYM.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?  WFCA light heavyweight champion of the world.
Favorite grappling technique: My favorite one is the Suplex, but I don't know how to do it.
Favorite Striking technique: 
The one that knocks an opponent down.

 
• Pro since 2014

• Four wins by KO

• Three first round finishes

• Owns May 2017 KO win over UFC vet Wagner Prado

Career

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