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#8 Middleweight Division

Nassourdine Imavov

Middleweight Division

13-4-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Nassourdine Imavov

athlete record


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

Place of Birth
Trains at
Venum Training Camp Paris
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Oct. 3, 2020
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2016
  • Lost pro debut, 13-3, 1 NC since
  • Has won 10 of his last 13 and four of his last six
  • Last pre-UFC win was first-round TKO of UFC vet Jonathan Meunier in December 2019
  • Five wins by KO, four by submission (Kimura, RNC, Brabo choke, undisclosed submission)
  • Seven first-round finishes

UFC Fight Night (2/3/24) Imavov won a five round majority decision over Roman Dolidze 

UFC 289 (6/10/23) Imavov’s bout with Chris Curtis was ruled a no contest at 3:04 of the second round after an accidental clash of heads rendered Curtis unable to continue

UFC Fight Night (1/14/23) Imavov lost a five round unanimous decision to Sean Strickland 

UFC Fight Night (9/3/22) Imavov won a three round unanimous decision over Joaquin Buckley 

UFC 268 (11/6/21) Imavov stopped Edmen Shahbazyan via strikes at 4:42 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (7/24/21) Imavov stopped Ian Heinisch via strikes at 3:09 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Imavov lost a three round majority decision to Phil Hawes

UFC on ESPN (10/3/20) Imavov won a three round unanimous decision over Jordan Williams

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started combat sports when I was 10 years old, because I always liked to fight.

What ranks and titles have you held? CCMMA Champion

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The beginning of something legacy.

What was your job before you started fighting? Training

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee