Stance: Orthodox
Division: Featherweight
Height: 5' 8"
Reach: 68"
Leg reach: 38.50
Weight: 155 lbs.
Nationality: USSR, Russia
Age: 29


Recent win streak: 1
Wins by KO: 7



Significant Strikes Attempted: 357
Significant Strikes Landed: 125


Takedowns Attempted: 15
Takedowns Landed: 7


Hailing from Dagestan, Russia, Zubaira Tukhugov is a rising star in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He made his UFC debut in September 2014 as part of The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber.

Tukhugov was born on April 15th 1990 and began training martial arts at the age of 13. His early training included various disciplines such as Sambo, Judo and kickboxing before he eventually switched to MMA when he was 18. Before signing with The UFC Tukhugov trained at Makhachkala Fight Club where he honed his skills under the tutelage of fellow Dagestani fighter Said Buri-Sultanoff.

His professional career started in 2009 with a series of successful bouts across Russia that earned him an 8-1 record heading into his first major tournament; The Combat Sambo World Championships . Here he won gold medal which would be followed by more success over Russian based organizations including ProFC where he collected top honors in two weight divisions. After collecting multiple titles it was only natural for him to make the jump to the world’s largest promotion: The UFC
Tukhugov’s debut fight landed against Thiago Tavares at “the Ultimate Fighter finale” which ended up being awarded “fight of night” honors due to its thrilling back and forth battle that saw close decisions granted for both combatants resulting in a draw after three rounds . His next fight however was much less controversial when took on promotional newcomer Phillipe Nover who became victim to some accurate striking combinations ending in a second round tko victory for Tukhugov . These wins set up future bouts against stronger competition such as Arnold Allen and Renato Moicano Which although ended different still showcased why Tukhagouv should considered one most fearsome fighters currently competing under banner ultimate fighting championship today . As evidence continued mount , so did fan interest around world leading many believe bright future lies ahead talented young fighter !!

Fight History

Elves Brenner
Zubaira Tukhugov: Defeated
by Split Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 11, 2023
UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski
Ricardo Ramos
Zubaira Tukhugov: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Oct 30, 2021
UFC 267: Blachowicz vs. Teixeira
Hakeem Dawodu
Zubaira Tukhugov: Defeated
by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Sep 26, 2020
UFC 253: Adesanya vs. Costa
Kevin Aguilar
Zubaira Tukhugov: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Feb 22, 2020
UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Hooker
Lerone Murphy
Zubaira Tukhugov: Winner
by in Round @ 5:00
Sat. Sep 07, 2019
UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier


What Is Zubaira Tukhugov's Record?
Zubaira Tukhugov's record in UFC stands at 20 wins, 6 losses, and 1 draw.

Who Is Zubaira Tukhugov In UFC?
Zubaira Tukhugov is a Russian mixed martial artist who competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

When Is Zubaira Tukhugov's Next Fight?
The next fight date for Zubaira Tukhugov is currently unknown.

Who Is Zubaira Tukhugov To Khabib?
Zubaira Tukhugov is a close friend and ally to Khabib Nurmagomedov, often a part of his fighting support team within the UFC.

Who Is Zubaira Tukhugov's Wife?
The information about Zubaira Tukhugov's wife is currently unknown.

What Is Zubaira Tukhugov's Record On Tapology?
As a UFC journalist, I do not currently have the exact Tapology record for Zubaira Tukhugov available.

What Is Zubaira Tukhugov's Instagram Handle?
Zubaira Tukhugov's Instagram handle is @ZubairaTukhugov.

Did Zubaira Tukhugov Fight Conor McGregor?
No, Zubaira Tukhugov did not fight Conor McGregor in an official UFC match, but he was involved in a post-fight brawl with McGregor at UFC 229.

What Is The Height Of Zubaira Tukhugov?
Zubaira Tukhugov stands at a height of 5′ 8″.