|Born||Rashid Magomedgadzhievich Magomedov|
May 14, 1984
Makhachkala, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Other names||Highlander (Gorets; English: Goretz) |
Brazilian Killer, Mr. Humble
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st) |
173 lb (78 kg; 12.4 st) (walk around weight)
|Reach||70.5 in (179 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia|
Coconut Creek, Florida, U.S.
Red Fury Fight Team
American Top Team
|Trainer||Wrestling: Ramazan Magomedov |
Sambo: Shamil Alibatyrov
MMA: Sukhrab Magomedov, Musail Alaudinov
|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 Magomedgadzhievich Magomedov (Russian: Рашид Магомедгаджиевич Магомедов; born May 14, 1984 in Dagestan) is a Russian mixed martial artist of Dargin ethnicity. He is a former amateur Light heavyweight and Middleweight boxer, and competed at the lightweight mixed martial artist in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Magomedov is also a former M-1 Global welterweight champion.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Mixed martial arts career
- 3 Championships and accomplishments
- 4 Mixed martial arts record
- 5 See also
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Magomedov was born in Makhachkala, Dagestan. During his childhood Magomedov engaged in various types of martial arts including karate, boxing, and kickboxing winning national competitions in each discipline. Magomedov entered military service and competed in martial arts competitions and in 2004 won the title of Master of Sports in the hand-to-hand fighting category. After Magomedov's period of army service he trained in Combat Sambo.
Mixed martial arts career
Magomedov was scheduled to challenge Shamil Zavurov for the M-1 Welterweight championship 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.
Professional Fighters League
On August 20, 2017 it was reported Magomedov had parted ways with the UFC as the two sides had failed to renegotiate a contract. He signed with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) and is taking part in the promotion's Lightweight Grand Prix.
In his first fight in the tournament, Magomedov faced Luiz Firmino on August 2, 2018. He won the fight by unanimous decision. Magomedov then fought twice at PFL 9 on October 13, 2018. In the quarterfinals, he fought Will Brooks to a draw but advanced via first round tiebreaker. He then faced Thiago Tavares in the semifinals and won via TKO in the second round. Magomedov then faced Natan Schulte in the finals at PFL 11 on December 31, 2018. He lost the back-and-forth bout by unanimous decision.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- M-1 Global
- M-1 Global Welterweight Championship (One time)
- Two successful title defenses
- Russian Combat Sambo Federation
- Dagestan Combat Sambo Championships Runner-up.
- Russian Union of Martial Arts
- Russian National Champion of Army Hand-to-hand Combat.
- Russian Union of Martial Arts
- Russian National Hand-to-hand Champion.
- Russian Kickboxing Federation (RKF)
- Russian Nationals 2006 - bronze medalist - 70 kg.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|26 matches||22 wins||3 losses|
|Loss||22–3–1||Natan Schulte||Decision (unanimous)||PFL 11||December 31, 2018||5||5:00||New York City, New York, United States||For the 2018 PFL Lightweight Championship.|
|Win||22–2–1||Thiago Tavares||TKO (punches)||PFL 9||October 13, 2018||2||3:36||Long Beach, California, United States||2018 PFL Lightweight Semifinal bout.|
|Draw||21–2–1||Will Brooks||Decision (unanimous)||2||5:00||2018 PFL Lightweight Quarterfinal bout. Advanced via first round tiebreaker.|
|Win||21–2||Luiz Firmino||Decision (unanimous)||PFL 5||August 2, 2018||3||5:00||Uniondale, New York, United States|
|Win||20–2||Bobby Green||Decision (split)||UFC on Fox: Johnson vs. Reis||April 15, 2017||3||5:00||Kansas City, Missouri, United States|
|Loss||19–2||Beneil Dariush||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter Latin America 3 Finale: dos Anjos vs. Ferguson||November 5, 2016||3||5:00||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Win||19–1||Gilbert Burns||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Belfort vs. Henderson 3||November 7, 2015||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||18–1||Elias Silvério||TKO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway||December 20, 2014||3||4:57||Barueri, Brazil|
|Win||17–1||Rodrigo Damm||Decision (unanimous)||The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 Finale: Miocic vs. Maldonado||May 31, 2014||3||5:00||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Win||16–1||Tony Martin||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 169||February 1, 2014||3||5:00||Newark, New Jersey, United States||Lightweight debut.|
|Win||15–1||Alexander Yakovlev||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 35||November 15, 2012||5||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia||Defended the M-1 Global Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||14–1||Yasubey Enomoto||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 31||March 16, 2012||5||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia||Won the M-1 Global Welterweight Championship.|
|Win||13–1||Aurel Pirtea||Decision (unanimous)||WMAC - Finals||October 9, 2011||2||5:00||Yalta, Russia|
|Win||12–1||Mikel Cortes||TKO (doctor stoppage)||WMAC - Semifinals||October 8, 2011||2||5:00||Yalta, Russia|
|Win||11–1||Uriy Nazarec||Submission (rear-naked choke)||WMAC - Quarterfinals||October 7, 2011||1||N/A||Yalta, Russia|
|Win||10–1||Rafal Moks||TKO (punches)||M-1 Challenge 23: Guram vs. Grishin||March 5, 2011||1||2:05||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||9–1||Igor Araújo||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 21: Guram vs. Garner||October 28, 2010||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||8–1||Dan Hope||KO (punch)||Sambo-70 / M-1 Global - Sochi Open European Championships||July 10, 2010||1||0:57||Sochi, Russia|
|Loss||7–1||Magomedrasul Khasbulaev||Decision (split)||M-1 Selection 2010: Eastern Europe Round 2||April 10, 2010||3||5:00||Kiev, Ukraine|
|Win||7–0||Alexei Nazarov||TKO (punches)||M-1 Challenge 20: 2009 Finals||December 3, 2009||3||4:33||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||6–0||Shamil Zavurov||Decision (split)||M-1 Challenge: 2009 Selections 9||November 11, 2009||3||5:00||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||1:22||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|
- List of current mixed martial arts champions
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