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Welterweight Division

"Gladiator"

Rinat Fakhretdinov

Welterweight Division

21-1-1 (W-L-D)

11

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

13

First Round Finishes

Rinat Fakhretdinov

athlete record

Info

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

Place of Birth
Mordovia Republic, Russia
Trains at
American Top Team
Age
32
Height
72.00
Weight
170.50
Octagon Debut
Jun. 4, 2022
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
42.00
  • Pro since 2013
     
  • 11 wins by KO, six by submission (5 guillotine, RNC)
     
  • 13 first round finishes
     
  • Five wins in 1:09 or less
     
  • On 21-fight unbeaten streak (20-0-1)
     
  • Last pre-UFC win was 55-second knockout of UFC vet Eric Spicely in January 2021

UFC Fight Night (11/4/23) Fakhretdinov fought to a three-round draw with Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos

UFC on ESPN (7/1/23) Fakhretdinov submitted Kevin Lee via guillotine choke at :55 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (12/17/22) Fakhretdinov won a three round unanimous decision over Bryan Battle 

UFC Fight Night (6/4/22) Fakhretdinov won a three round unanimous decision over Andreas Michailidis

When and why did you start training for fighting? Since school 

What ranks and titles have you held? GFC middleweight champion

Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Progress and development 

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of Law 

What was your job before you started fighting? Trainer 

Favorite grappling technique: Freestyle wrestling