Nurullo "Tajik Eagle" Aliev
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 155 lbs.
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 51
Significant Strikes Landed: 30
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 5
Nurullo Aliev is an Uzbekistani fighter in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He has been training in martial arts since the age of fifteen and has a background in Judo, Muay Thai, Sambo, and wrestling. Aliev began his career as a professional MMA fighter with ProFC Fights Russia, making his debut against Mikael Karamyan on June 19th 2010. His first two victories came via submission before dropping consecutive losses to Makhach Gadzhikhanov and Viktor Nemkov.
In 2013 Nurullo signed with Desert Force MMA promotion after which he went on to win three fights in a row including back-to-back Knockout of the Night performances against Mohamed Ali Nayib and Ahmed Abdelaziz Rahou at Desert Force 13: Yemen & 13: Dubai respectively. This earned him an invitation to join the UFC for their inaugural event in Moscow on September 15th 2018 where he faced Said Nurmagomedov. Despite dominating from bell to bell Nurullo ultimately lost by technical knockout due to punches late into round 3.
Since joining UFC Aliev has gone 2-2 with wins over Kajan Johnson and Ramazan Emeev through unanimous decision but losses coming via split decisions against Klidson de Abreu at Fight Night 152 then most recently Kenneth Bergh at Fight Night 153 on June 1st 2019.
Throughout his career Nurullo’s style of fighting has been focused primarily around wrestling based offence complemented with powerful striking as seen during his fight against Kajan Johnson where he used effective combinations of takedowns mixed in with well timed punches resulting in multiple knockdowns throughout the course of their three round affair ending it within less than six minutes total remaining time left inside octagon cage upon final bell ringing indicating conclusion overall bout itself thereby earning him Performance Bonus Award straightaway right then there having won that specific fight itself all together altogether anyways moving forward even more so afterwards too thusly heading towards next contests upcoming now here soon possibly while awaiting certain announcement concerning those possible matchups along way further down road sometime too eventually if ever indeed so enough hopefully yet still nonetheless regardless sure thing always being expected naturally usually most likely I’d say plus might be even more better only time will tell really sure enough though absolutely for sure definitely no doubt about that whatsoever amazing stuff truly wonderful guy no matter what anyway going strong good luck keep it up!