Category: Russians in the UFC

April 8, 2021

Is Islam Makhachev better than Khabib?

Islam Makhachev is one of the most talented and underrated fighters in the UFC’s lightweight division. The Dagestani fighter is currently ranked as #5 in the lightweight rankings following his dominant victories over Drew Dober and Thiago Moses. As of now, Makhachev has a professional record of 20-1 and is undefeated since 2015 while riding […]

April 2, 2021

Petr Yan’s family & biography & personal life

Petr Yan is a Russian mixed martial artist competing in the UFC’s bantamweight division. Petr is a former UFC bantamweight champion – most recently he lost his title via DQ at UFC 259 to Aljamain Sterling after landing an illegal knee to a downed opponent. As of recently, Yan has been gaining a lot of […]

March 7, 2021

Is Islam Makhachev related to Khabib?

Islam Makhachev is a mixed martial artist from Dagestan, Russia. Currently, Makhachev is a #14 ranked in the UFC’s lightweight rankings. Islam Makhachev and Khabib Nurmagomedov are training partners and they are often seen together which makes a lot of people think that Makhachev is related to Khabib. How accurate is this statement? As a […]

January 25, 2021

Khabib’s coach revealed who can defeat Khabib

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach, Javier Mendez, recently spoke to the Russian press and revealed the name of the UFC fighter that can hypothetically beat the undefeated UFC lightweight champion. According to Mendez, Khabib’s teammate and training partner Islam Makhachev is the fighter that would have the best chance to beat Nurmagomedov in the UFC if they […]

June 19, 2020

Petr Yan’s Training Partners & Coaches & Team

Petr “No Mercy” Yan is the Russian mixed martial artist competing in the UFC’s bantamweight division. Petr Yan is scheduled to face Jose Aldo at UFC 251 in a UFC bantamweight title fight. Below, you’ll find out information on where Petr Yan is training, where he goes to prepare for his fights, who are his […]

June 5, 2020

Zabit hinted his upcoming fight in August

The Russian UFC featherweight fighter Zabit Magomedsharipov recently dropped a hint about his next fight. On his Instagram, the #3 ranked featherweight contender posted in Russian “Возвращаемся в августе. Берегите свои силы, мне нужна будет ваша поддержка”. Which translates to: “Coming back in August. Save your energy, I will need your support”.       […]

May 23, 2020

Welcome to the UFC: Tagir Ulanbekov, Khabib’s teammate

Khabib Nurmagomedov most recently announced on his Instagram that his teammate Tagir Ulanbekov signed a contract with the UFC. Ulanbekov will make his UFC debut on July 15th on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi against the Ukrainian fighter Aleksander Doskalchuk (10-2 MMA record). Below, you’ll find more information about UFC’s new fighter Tagir Ulanbekov as […]

November 9, 2019

Khabib’s cousin Abubakar Nurmagomedov lost in his UFC debut

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin, Abubakar Nurmagomedov, lost in his debut UFC fight at UFC Moscow on November 9th. Abubakar faced German martial artist David Zawada and he lost the fight via triangle choke submission at 2:50 in the 1st round. Abubakar Nurmagomedov competes in UFC’s welterweight division and he currently holds a professional record 15-3-1. David […]

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