Gadzhimurad Antigulov

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Gadzhimurad Antigulov
Born (1987-01-01) January 1, 1987 (age 31)
Anapa, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union[1]
Residence Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity Avar
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 93 kg (205 lb; 14 st 9 lb)
Division Light Heavyweight
Reach 70 in (178 cm)
Style Freestyle Wrestling, Boxing, Sambo
Fighting out of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
Team Gorets[1]
American Top Team[2]
Rank Master of Sports in Freestyle Wrestling[3]
Years active 2009–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 25
Wins 20
By knockout 4
By submission 15
By decision 1
Losses 5
By knockout 3
By submission 2
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Gadzhimurad Antigulov (Russian: Гаджимурад Антигулов; born January 1, 1989) is a Russian mixed martial artist of Avar heritage who competes in Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).[4] He was the two times Light Heavyweight champion for Absolute Championship Berkut.[5][6] As of 26 July 2018, he is the #15 ranked contender in the official UFC light heavyweight rankings.[7]

Background[edit]

As wrestling is the national sport in Dagestan, Antigulov started training wrestling at the young age and transitioned to MMA when the sport was introduced to his country.[3]

He splits his training into two sessions per day. He starts with a run and then focuses on striking skills and wrestling on the second part of the morning training. A second training session will follow later of the day after a rest during the early afternoon.[3] He also train with American Top team for his fights.[2]

A devout Sunni Muslim

Mixed martial arts career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Antigulov fought in the Russian circuit for 9 years,[8] and he was the two times light heavyweight champion for Absolute Championship Berkut.[5][6] He amassed a record of 18-4 prior joining UFC.[8]

Ultimate Fighting Championship[edit]

Antigulov made his promotional debut on November 19, 2016 at UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2 against Marcos Rogério de Lima. He took his first UFC win via a guillotine choke on 67 seconds into round one.[9] He earned the Performance of the Night bonus.[10]

Antigulov was expected to face Ed Herman at UFC 209 on March 4, 2017. The bout was removed due to Herman citing injury.[11]

On May 13, 2017, Antigulov faced Joachim Christensen at UFC 211. He won the fight via a rear-naked choke in the first round.[12]

Antigulov was scheduled to face Ion Cuțelaba on November 4, 2017 at UFC 217.[13] However, Antigulov pulled out of the fight on September 26 citing an injury,[14] and was replaced by new comer Michal Oleksiejczuk.[15]

Antigulov was expected to face Aleksandar Rakic on February 24, 2018 at UFC on Fox 28.[16] However, it was reported on February 7, 2018 that Antigulov was pulled from the fight, citing injury, as a result, the bout was cancelled.[17]

The bout with Ion Cuțelaba eventually took place on July 28, 2018 at UFC on Fox 30.[18] Antigulov lost the fight via TKO in the first round.[19]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]

Mixed martial arts[edit]

Mixed martial arts record[edit]

Res. Record Opponent Method Event Date Round Time Location Notes
Loss 20–5 Ion Cuțelaba TKO (punches) UFC on Fox: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2 July 28, 2018 1 4:25 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Win 20–4 Joachim Christensen Submission (rear-naked choke) UFC 211 May 13, 2017 1 2:21 Dallas, Texas, United States
Win 19–4 Marcos Rogério de Lima Submission (guillotine choke) UFC Fight Night: Bader vs. Nogueira 2 November 19, 2016 1 1:07 São Paulo, Brazil Performance of the Night.
Win 18–4 Muslim Makhmudov Submission (rear-naked choke) ACB 35 May 6, 2016 2 4:21 Tbilisi, Georgia Defended the ACB Light Heavyweight Championship.
Win 17–4 Jorge Luis Bezerra TKO (punches) ACB 27 December 20, 2015 1 2:00 Dushanbe, Tajikistan Non-title bout.
Win 16–4 Cassio Barbosa de Oliveira TKO (punches) ACB 20 June 14, 2015 1 0:12 Sochi, Russia Non-title bout.
Win 15–4 Artur Astakhov Submission (rear-naked choke) Union MMA Pro February 21, 2015 1 0:33 Krasnodar, Russia
Win 14–4 Hracho Darpinyan Decision (unanimous) ACB Grand Prix Berkut 11 November 15, 2014 3 5:00 Grozny, Russia Non-title bout.
Win 13–4 Ruslan Khaskhanov TKO (punches) ACB Grand Prix Berkut 9 June 22, 2014 1 3:53 Grozny, Russia Won the ACB Light Heayweight Championship. ACB Light Heavyweight Tournament Final.
Win 12–4 Nikolai Boyarczuk Submission (guillotine choke) ACB Grand Prix Berkut 7 May 18, 2014 1 0:42 Grozny, Russia ACB Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal.
Win 11–4 Mikhail Bureshkin Submission (rear-naked choke) ACB Grand Prix Berkut 6 April 20, 2014 1 1:47 Grozny, Russia ACB Light Heavyweight Tournament Quarterfinal.
Win 10–4 Ilya Kolodyazhny TKO (punches) ACB Grand Prix Berkut 3 March 16, 2014 1 0:47 Grozny, Russia ACB Light Heavyweight Tournament Opening Round.
Win 9–4 Roman Ishchenko Submission (anaconda choke) Oplot Challenge 96 January 18, 2014 1 1:25 Kharkov, Ukraine
Win 8–4 Muslim Tutaev Submission (armbar) Versia Fighting Championship 2 December 31, 2013 1 0:35 Pyatigorsk, Russia
Win 7–4 Magomed Sharudinov Submission (kneebar) Versia Fighting Championship 2 December 31, 2013 1 2:24 Pyatigorsk, Russia
Loss 6–4 Reinaldo da Silva Submission (armbar) Legion Fight 14 April 27, 2013 1 2:55 Taganrog, Russia
Loss 6–3 Viktor Nemkov Submission (guillotine choke) M-1 Challenge 36 December 8, 2012 1 1:30 Mytishchi, Russia
Loss 6–2 Abdul-Kerim Edilov TKO (punches) Dictator Fighting Championship 1 June 28, 2012 1 2:28 Moscow, Russia
Win 6–1 Dmitry Voitov Submission (triangle choke) M-1 Global: M-1 Fighter 2012 Quarterfinals April 22, 2012 1 N/A Moscow, Russia
Win 5–1 Jevgenij Lapin Submission (armbar) ProFC Grand Prix Global: Russia 2 October 7, 2011 1 1;45 Rostov Oblast, Russia
Win 4–1 Igor Savelyev Submission (guillotine choke) Boets Cup 2011 August 12, 2011 1 0:58 Sochi, Russia
Win 3–1 Artur Korchemny Submission (armbar) Boets Cup 2011 August 12, 2011 1 0:42 Sochi, Russia
Win 2–1 Igor Sliusarchuk Submission (armbar) Boets Cup 2011 August 11, 2011 1 0:25 Sochi, Russia
Win 1–1 Sergey Filimonov Submission (guillotine choke) M-1 Selection 2011: European Tournament April 1, 2011 2 0:51 Makhachkala, Russia
Loss 0–1 Adlan Amagov KO (punches) ProFC: Union Nation Cup 2 September 25, 2009 1 4:05 Rostov-on-Don, Russia

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Gadzhimurad Antigulov". Tapology. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  2. ^ a b MMAFightingonSBN (2017-05-13), UFC 211: Gadzhimurad Antigulov Talks Submission Over Joachim Christensen, Training at ATT, retrieved 2017-06-27
  3. ^ a b c "Gadzhimurad Antigulov - Official UFC® Profile". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  4. ^ "Gadzhimurad Antigulov - Official UFC® Profile". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2017-06-28.
  5. ^ a b c "Absolute Championship Berkut 9: Grand Prix Berkut Final | MMA Event Page | Tapology". Tapology. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  6. ^ a b c "Absolute Championship Berkut 35: In Memory of Guram Gugenishvili | MMA Event Page | Tapology". Tapology. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  7. ^ http://www.ufc.com/rankings?id=
  8. ^ a b Sherdog.com. "Gadzhimurad Antigulov MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  9. ^ "UFC Fight Night 100 results: Gadzhimurad Antigulov scores 67-second submission of Marcos Rogerio de Lima". MMAjunkie. 2016-11-20. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  10. ^ a b Mazique, Brian. "UFC Fight Night 100 Results: Winners, Bonuses, And Highlights From Bader Vs. Nogueira 2 Card". Forbes. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  11. ^ Sherdog.com. "Ed Herman Reveals Injury, Gadzhimurad Antigulov in Need of New Opponent for UFC 209". Sherdog. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  12. ^ "UFC 211 results: Gadzhimurad Antigulov gets another first-round finish, taps Joachim Christensen". MMAjunkie. 2017-05-13. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  13. ^ Adam Haynes (2017-08-13). "UFC 217: Ion Cutelaba announces bout with Gadzhimurad Antigulov". mmanews.com. Retrieved 2017-08-13.
  14. ^ DNA, MMA. "Gadzhimurad Antigulov geblesseerd, gevecht tegen Ion Cutelaba gecanceld". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-10-14.
  15. ^ "Michał Oleksiejczuk w UFC – powalczy z Ionem Cutelabą na UFC 217". Lowking.pl (in Polish). 2017-10-13. Retrieved 2017-10-14.
  16. ^ DNA, MMA. "Gadzhimurad Antigulov treft Aleksandar Rakic tijdens UFC on FOX 28 in Orlando". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2017-12-26.
  17. ^ DNA, MMA. "Gadzhimurad Antigulov vs. Aleksandar Rakic geschrapt voor UFC Orlando". mmadna.nl. Retrieved 2018-02-08.
  18. ^ Staff (2018-04-27). "UFC on FOX 30 official for Calgary, eight fights added to lineup". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2018-04-27.
  19. ^ "UFC on FOX 30 results: Ion Cutelaba turns tables on Gadzhimurad Antigulov for first-round TKO". MMAjunkie. 2018-07-28. Retrieved 2018-07-29.
  20. ^ Sherdog.com. "Gadzhimurad Antigulov MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2018-04-15.

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