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#15 Flyweight Division

Active

Tagir Ulanbekov

14-2-0 (W-L-D)

2

Wins by Knockout

6

Wins by Submission

4

First Round Finishes

Tagir Ulanbekov

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Dagestan, Russia
Trains at
Eagles MMA Team
Fighting style
Grappler
Age
30
Height
67.00
Weight
125.50
Octagon Debut
Oct. 10, 2020
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
39.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Two wins by KO, six by submission (2 guillotine, 2 RNC, 2 armbar)
     
  • Four first round finishes
     
  • Lone defeat was to UFC vet Zhalgas Zhumagulov via majority decision in August 2018

UFC History
UFC 272
(3/5/22) Ulanbekov lost a three round unanimous decision to Tim Elliott
UFC 267 (10/30/21) Ulanbekov won a three round split decision over Allan Nascimento
UFC Fight Night (10/10/20) Ulanbekov won a three round unanimous decision over Bruno Silva

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2006. I came to the gym to fix my injured hand and that's how I become a fighter.
What ranks and titles have you held? FIGHT NIGHT GLOBAL flyweight champion, GFC flyweight champion
Do you have any heroes? My hero is my coach
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting in the UFC is a dream come true for me and it's a very big step in my career.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I have a management degree.
What was your job before you started fighting? I used to work at the food market.
Favorite grappling technique: Takedowns, guillotine choke
Favorite Striking technique: Jab