STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 6
Significant Strikes Landed: 5
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 2
Aliaskhab Khizriev is a Russian professional mixed martial artist. He currently competes in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Born on December 9, 1985, in Makhachkala, Dagestan of Russia, Aliaskhab started his MMA career at just 15 years old and quickly made a name for himself amongst his peers. He fought mostly in local promotions before entering into UFC in 2018.
Throughout his fighting career, Aliaskhab has proven to be an all-around fighter who can compete with the best fighters of any weight class. His background as a wrestler has helped him become one of the most complete grappling experts of all time and he often uses this ability to take opponents down and control them on the ground. He also possesses great striking skills which makes him dangerous from every position during his fights.
Aliaskhab first gained national attention when he signed with Bellator MMA and competed for their European circuit between 2016-2017 where he achieved notable wins over Ivan Buchinger and Daniel Weichel among others. After being signed by UFC in 2018, Khizriev faced off against Jonavin Webb at UFC Fight Night 133 where he won via submission within two minutes but was later disqualified due to an illegal knee strike delivered while Webb was still on the ground which resulted in a no contest ruling.
In 2019 Aliaskhab faced off against Chris Fishgold at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs Santos which resulted in another win for him via unanimous decision after three rounds domination from Khizriev who utilized again excellent ground work throughout that fight proving too much for even seasoned veteran Fishgold handle it resulting yet another impressive victory under Khizriev’s belt further rising up as one promising names coming out from Eastern Europe MMA scene today . In 2020 Aliaksab participated successfully at PFL season 2 tournament where he defeated Mikhail Odintsov and Movsar Evloev both times by way unanimous decisions advancing up until semifinals stage losing there to eventual champion Kayla Harrison .
Outside of fighting world ,Khizriev is known as very religious man who loves taking care not only about physical but also spiritual parts staying true to Islamic religion beliefs teachings dedicating lot time towards studying Koran readings following classic lifestyle principles coming out straight directly from holy scriptures book .From training side ,he works hard already few years under guidance outstanding coach Ramazan Kuramagomedov whose tutelage given immense boost towards development process allowing him reach highest level competitive sports industry today thus proving once again why always chosen ones making difference result wise inside octagon cage every single night bringing incredible joy fans spectators alike watching such masterful performances night after night