Fighting style: Striker
Stance: Orthodox
Division: Middleweight
Height: 6' 3"
Reach: 75"
Leg reach: 42.00
Weight: 185 lbs.
Nationality: Dagestan, Russia
Out of: Salon-de-Provence, France
Age: 29


Recent win streak: 6
Wins by KO: 5
Wins by submission: 4
Wins by decision: 2
Avg. Sig. Strikes Per Event: 57.67



Significant Strikes Attempted: 1013
Significant Strikes Landed: 549


Takedowns Attempted: 22
Takedowns Landed: 2


Nassourdine Imavov is an up-and-coming mixed martial artist from Dagestan, Russia. At the age of 23, he has already made a name for himself in the UFC as one of its most promising prospects. He currently holds a professional MMA record of 14 wins and two losses, with seven of his victories coming via knockout/submission.

Prior to joining the UFC’s roster in 2019, Imavov was already an accomplished fighter on the Russian MMA circuit. He won numerous titles competing at middleweight and light heavyweight classes, including M-1 Global Middleweight Champion and M-1 Challenge Light Heavyweight Champion among others. Throughout his five years in professional competition prior to joining the UFC ranks he established himself as one of Russia’s top rising stars with knockout wins over some notable names such as former Bellator champion Alexander Shlemenko and fellow UFC competitor Khadis Ibragimov. His well-rounded ability has enabled him to dominate opponents both standing up or on the ground alike utilizing quick striking combinations along with exceptional grappling skills which includes having competed at high levels in Judo tournaments throughout Europe while also obtaining multiple titles within BJJ rankings across various international competitions such as Uzbekistan Open Championship (No Gi) under brown belt division back in 2017 where he finished first place despite being only 20 at that time.

Having signed with UFC since April 2019 following a three fight win streak; Nassourdine Imavov had fought six fights so far within promotion against very tough opponents like Chris Weidman and Omari Akhmedov yet managing to come out victorious four times out of those bouts leaving no doubt about his potential becoming championship calibre fighter eventually if given enough opportunities inside octagon moving forward . In addition , considering skill sets possessed by this young 23 year old prospect it wouldn’t be surprise to see him possibly challenging for a title once again during his career sometime down line .

Overall , Nassourdine Imavov is considered by many fans & pundits alike as next big star from Eastern Europe who will have chance to make statements inside octagon while competing amongst best fighters not just within region but globally ; this due mainly thanks combination phenomenal physical gifts combined great work ethic shown consistently when preparing for fights alongside world class training staff assembled around him involving most elite coaches available today .

Fight History

Jared Cannonier
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Jun 08, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Imavov
Roman Dolidze
Nassourdine Imavov: Winner
by Majority Decision in Round 5
Sat. Feb 03, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Dolidze vs. Imavov
Chris Curtis
Nassourdine Imavov: Winner
by No Contest in Round 2 @ 3:04
Sat. Jun 10, 2023
UFC 289: Nunes vs. Aldana
Sean Strickland
Nassourdine Imavov: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 5
Sat. Jan 14, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Imavov
Joaquin Buckley
Nassourdine Imavov: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Sep 03, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Gane vs. Tuivasa
Edmen Shahbazyan
Nassourdine Imavov: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2 @ 4:52
Sat. Nov 06, 2021
UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2
Ian Heinisch
Nassourdine Imavov: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 2
Sat. Jul 24, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw
Phil Hawes
Nassourdine Imavov: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 20, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Lewis
Phillip Hawes
Awaiting Outcome
Sat. Jan 16, 2021
UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Kattar
Jordan Williams
Nassourdine Imavov: Winner
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 03, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Aldana


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Nassourdine Imavov was unable to fight Ikram Aliskerov at UFC 294 due to issues securing his visa.

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Nassourdine Imavov is 6′ 3″ tall.

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The UFC 289 middleweight fight between Nassourdine Imavov and Chris Curtis was deemed a no contest due to an accidental clash of heads midway through Round 2.

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Nassourdine Imavov is a French nationality.