StatsFighting style: Striker
Height: 6' 3"
Leg reach: 42.00
Weight: 185 lbs.
Nationality: Dagestan, Russia
Out of: Salon-de-Provence, France
AccoladesRecent win streak: 6
Wins by KO: 5
Wins by submission: 4
Wins by decision: 2
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 824
Significant Strikes Landed: 437
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns 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 .