|Rashid Magomedgadjiev Magomedov
Рашид Магомедгаджиев Магомедов
May 14, 1984 |
Makhachkala, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Other names||Highlander (Gorets; English: Goretz)|
|Residence||Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Reach||70.5 in (179 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
Coconut Creek, Florida, U.S
Red Fury Fight Team
American Top Team
|Rank||Master of Sports in Boxing
Master of Sports in Hand-to-hand combat
National Master of Sports in Combat Sambo
National Master of Sports in Army hand-to-hand fight
|Mixed martial arts record|
|University||Dagestani State Agricultural Academy|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Rashid Magomedgadjiev Magomedov (Russian: Рашид Магомедов; born May 14, 1984) is a Dargin-Russian amateur boxer and mixed martial artist. He is the former M-1 Global welterweight champion. Magomedov currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Magomedov was born Rashid Magomedgadjiev Magomedov on May 14, 1984 in the settlement Madzhalis, Kaytagsky District, Republic of Dagestan. When Rashid was one and a half years old, the family moved to the village of Krasnoarmeysk, Dagestan under Makhachkala.
From an early age under the influence of brothers he was engaged in different types of sports. After briefly training in karate, Magomedov started learning boxing at 12-years-old. He earned a Master of Sports in boxing in 2002 and eventually became a Dagestan Boxing Champion, winning a number of the international tournaments. To this day Magomedov continues to engage in boxing and trains with the Russian Olympic boxing team.
Also starting in 2002, Magomedov began competing in kickboxing. He became the champion of the republic twice.
During his time in conscripted service for the army, Magomedov also participated in hand-to-hand fight competitions. He became the champion of Russia of 2004 and earned the standard of the master of sports.
Mixed martial arts career
Magomedov was scheduled to challenge for the M-1 Welterweight championship against Shamil Zavurov at M-1 Challenge XXX: Shamil Zavurov vs. Yasubey Enomoto II on December 9, 2011. The fight, however, was postponed.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Magomedov made his UFC debut against fellow promotional newcomer Tony Martin in a lightweight bout on February 1, 2014 at UFC 169. After surviving a tight arm bar submission attempt by Martin in the first round, he rallied to win the fight via unanimous decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28).
Magomedov faced Elias Silvério on December 20, 2014 at UFC Fight Night 58. After winning the first two rounds, he won the fight via TKO in the third round after dropping Silvério with a stiff left hook and following up with punches, becoming the first man to beat Silvério.
Championships and Accomplishments
Mixed Martial Arts
- M-1 Global
- M-1 Global Welterweight Championship
- Russian Union of Martial Arts
- Hand-to-hand combat Russian National Champion
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|20 matches||19 wins||1 loss|
|Win||19–1||Elias Silvério||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway||December 20, 2014||3||4:57||Barueri, Brazil|
|Win||18–1||Rodrigo Damm||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado||May 31, 2014||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||17–1||Tony Martin||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 169||February 1, 2014||3||5:00||Newark, New Jersey, United States||Lightweight debut.|
|Win||16–1||Alexander Yakovlev||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 35||November 15, 2012||5||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia||Defended M-1 Global Welterweight Championship|
|Win||15–1||Yasubey Enomoto||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 31||March 16, 2012||5||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia||Won M-1 Global Welterweight Championship|
|Win||14–1||Aurel Pirtea||Decision (unanimous)||WMAC - Finals||October 9, 2011||2||5:00||Yalta, Crimea|
|Win||13–1||Mikel Cortes||TKO (doctor stoppage)||WMAC - Semifinals||October 8, 2011||2||5:00||Yalta, Crimea|
|Win||12–1||Uriy Nazarec||Submission (rear naked choke)||WMAC - Quarterfinals||October 7, 2011||1||N/A||Yalta, Crimea|
|Win||11–1||Rafał Moks||TKO (punches)||M-1 Challenge 23||March 5, 2011||1||2:05||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||10–1||Igor Araujo||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 21||October 28, 2010||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||9–1||Dan Hope||KO (punch)||Sambo-70 / M-1 Global - Sochi Open European Championships||July 10, 2010||1||0:57||Sochi, Russia|
|Loss||8–1||Magomedrasul Khasbulaev||Decision (split)||M-1 Selection 2010 - Eastern Europe Round 2||April 10, 2010||3||5:00||Kiev, Ukraine|
|Win||8–0||Alexei Nazarov||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 20 - 2009 Finals||December 3, 2009||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||7–0||Shamil Zavurov||Decision (spilt)||M-1 Challenge - 2009 Selections 9||November 11, 2009||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||6–0||Dmitri Starikov||TKO (punches)||M-1 Challenge - 2009 Selections 7||October 3, 2009||1||4:04||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||5–0||Magomedrasul Khasbulaev||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge - 2009 Selections 5||July 2, 2009||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||4–0||Yusup Islamov||TKO (punches)||MFT - Battle on the Volga 2||May 7, 2009||1||N/A||Volgograd, Russia|
|Win||3–0||Bagavdin Gadzhimuradov||TKO (punches)||M-1 Challenge - 2009 Selections 1||March 13, 2009||2||1:37||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||2–0||Valeriv Chernousov||KO (punch)||Gladiators 2||November 1, 2008||2||1:58||Ufa, Russia|
|Win||1–0||Vladimir Vladimirov||TKO (punches)||MFU - Mix Fight Ufa||June 12, 2008||1||3:40||Ufa, Russia|
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- "Rashid Magomedov's Tapology Profile". tapology.com. Retrieved August 27, 2014.
- "Rashid Magomedov - Official UFC Fighter Profile". UFC.com. Retrieved December 21, 2014.
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- "Zavurov-Magomedov Headlines M-1 Challenge 30 in Orange County". www.sherdog.com. Retrieved 2011-11-24.
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- Matt Erickson (December 17, 2013). "UFC 169 adds Neil Magny vs. Gasan Umalatov, Rashid Magomedov vs. Tony Martin". mmajunkie.com.
- "Rodrigo Damm vs. Rashid Magomedov targeted for UFC Fight Night 42 in Brazil". mmajunkie.com. April 2, 2014.
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