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Flyweight Division

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"The Punisher"

Muhammad Mokaev

8-0-0 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

3

Wins by Submission

3

First Round Finishes

Muhammad Mokaev

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Muhammad Mokaev's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Manchester, United Kingdom
Fighting style
Wrestler
Age
21
Height
67.00
Weight
125.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 19, 2022
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
38.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2020
     
  • Two wins by KO, three by submission (2 RNC)
     
  • Three first-round finishes
     
  • Youngest fighter on current UFC roster

UFC History 
UFC Fight Night
(7/23/22) Mokaev won a three round unanimous decision over Charles Johnson 
UFC Fight Night (3/19/22) Mokaev submitted Cody Durden via guillotine choke at :58 of the first round 

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started in 2015 because I couldn’t compete in international wrestling tournaments as I had refugee status and wasn’t able to travel, so I wanted to challenge myself in different sports and I liked it.
What ranks and titles have you held? 23-0 amateur record
2x IMMAF world champion 2018/2019
IMMAF European champion 2019
Oceanic open IMMAF champion 2020
UKFC flyweight & bantamweight champion
Cage Steel bantamweight champion
Tanko FC flyweight champion
WCFC bantamweight champion
European Junior BJJ champion
Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali, a champion inside and outside the ring.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means a lot, especially to show the younger generation that everything is possible. With belief you can get in the UFC early and still be dominant.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to college to do business studies.
What was your job before you started fighting? Giving out leaflets to make some money.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Fought in Brave FC before UFC
Favorite grappling technique: D’Arce choke and rear naked choke, sometimes the guillotine
Favorite Striking technique: Left body kick or head kick, flying knee, backhand