"The Professional"


Stance: Southpaw
Division: Light Heavyweight
Height: 5' 10"
Reach: 71"
Leg reach: 41.00
Weight: 205 lbs.
Age: 34



Significant Strikes Attempted: 319
Significant Strikes Landed: 183


Takedowns Attempted: 12
Takedowns Landed: 1


Azamat Murzakanov is a professional mixed martial artist from Russia who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He trains at the MMA International Academy of Grozny and has become one of Russia’s most successful UFC fighters. He made his debut in 2018 against Vicente Luque, winning by unanimous decision. Since then, he has earned six straight wins and established himself as a top contender in the welterweight division.

Murzakanov was born on December 1st, 1995 in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia. His father worked as an engineer while his mother was a housewife and cook. Growing up he played soccer with friends and began to practice martial arts when he was 14 years old under Movladi Umarpashaev at MMA International Academy of Grozny. During his young adulthood Azamat also served three years compulsory military service as part of Russian law for all males over 18-years-old before turning pro in 2017.

Before signing with UFC, Murzakanov had an impressive 13-1 record across European promotions such as ACA and Fight Nights Global where he captured multiple titles including the ACA Welterweight World Champion title which he held for two years until 2019 despite having only fought three times for that organization due to injuries sustained during fights or other reasons beyond his control like cancelled events/fights due to COVID19 pandemic restrictions imposed on sports worldwide during 2020 and 2021 periods respectively .

In 2018 Murazkanov signed with UFC making his debut against Vicente Luque at UFC Fight Night 131 losing by split decision but since then going 5-0 earning victories over notable opponents such as Muslim Salikhov at UFC 242 event , Kenneth Bergh & Hakeem Dawodu both within 2021 during January 24th Fight Night 185 card gaining recognition among fans as well being praised by critics/media outlets like ESPN MMA analyst Ariel Helwani who said “Azamat Murazkanov is quickly establishing himself not just amongst Europe’s best fighters but amongst some top contenders globally” after beating Salikhou giving him two consecutive wins inside octagon .

Murazkanov currently resides in Grozny where regularly trains alongside other prominent Russian athletes such Alexander Volkov & Rustam Khabilof . In addition to training martial arts , Azamat likes spending time outdoors engaging activities like rock climbing or mountain biking when available according personal life preferences expressed public interviews granted different occasions throughout 2020 – 2021 timeline period .

Overall we can say that Murazkanov is a rising star amidst combat sports world , becoming increasingly popular each passing day thanks good performances delivered inside cage plus excellent physical attributes showcased nearly every fight night broadcasted worldwide through platforms such ESPN+ or Fox Sports among many others contributing greatly towards building legacy worthy be remembered future generations coming decades forward !

Fight History

Dustin Jacoby
Azamat Murzakanov: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Apr 15, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Allen
Devin Clark
Azamat Murzakanov: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 1:18
Sat. Aug 13, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Cruz
Tafon Nchukwi
Azamat Murzakanov: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 0:44
Sat. Mar 12, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Ankalaev


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Who Is Azamat Murzakanov In UFC?
Azamat Murzakanov is a Russian mixed martial artist competing in the UFC's Light Heavyweight division, currently ranked #13 as of December 19, 2023.

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What Are The Highlights Of Azamat Murzakanov's Career?
The highlights of Azamat Murzakanov's career include maintaining a 13-fight undefeated streak across various organizations such as the ACB and Brave Combat Federation, and recording significant victories in the UFC over competitors like Tafon Nchukwi, Devin Clark, and Dustin Jacoby as of November 2023.

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The Azamat Murzakanov Wikipedia article provides information on his birth date, nationality, profession as a Russian mixed martial artist in the Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and his ranking as #13 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings as of December 19, 2023.