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Saparbeg Safarov

Former Fighter • 9-3-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 6
    Wins by Knockout
  • 2
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 48% 48%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
120
Sig. Strikes Attempted
249
Grappling accuracy 42% 42%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
2
Takedowns Attempted
12
4.03
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
2.96
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.52
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
48
%
Sig. Str. Defense
33
%
Takedown Defense
0.00
Knockdown Ratio
07:27
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
60 (50%)
Clinch
9 (8%)
Ground
51 (43%)

Sig. Str. by target

82% 98 Head 8% 10 Body 10% 12 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
6 (67%)
DEC
1 (11%)
SUB
2 (22%)

Event Results

Biography

Status
Not Fighting
Hometown
Dagestan, Russia
Age
35
Height
73.00
Weight
201.60
Octagon Debut
Dec. 10, 2016
Reach
78.00
Leg reach
41.50
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned professional in 2010.

What ranks and titles have you held? Russian hand-to-hand combat champion

Do you have any heroes? Imam Shamil is my hero

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To challenge myself with the best fighters in the world.

What was your job before you started fighting? Helping my parents with their business. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Russian Combat Sambo champion. European Pankration Champion
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Master of Sport in wrestling, Master of Sport in Combat Sambo. 
Favorite grappling technique: Single leg takedown
Favorite Striking technique: Overhand right