|Zabit Magomedsharipov |
|Born||Zabit Akhmedovich Magomedsharipov|
1 March 1991
Khasavyurt, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Residence||Khasavyurt, Dagestan, Russia|
|Height||6 ft 1 1⁄2 in (1.87 m)|
|Weight||145 lb (66 kg; 10.4 st)|
|Reach||73 in (185 cm)|
|Style||Taekwondo, Wushu, Sanda, Kickboxing, Freestyle Wrestling, Sambo|
|Fighting out of||Khasavyurt, Dagestan, Russia|
Brick Township, New Jersey, U.S.
Pyat Storon Sveta ("Five sides of the world")
Ricardo Almeida BJJ
Nick Catone MMA
|Trainer||Mansur Uchakaev, Ricardo Almeida, Nick Catone, Mark Henry|
|Rank||Master of Sport in Combat Sambo|
Master of Sport in Sanda
Master of Sport in Wrestling
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Zabit Akhmedovich Magomedsharipov (Russian: Забит Ахмедович Магомедшарипов; born 1 March 1991) is a Russian mixed martial artist of Avar heritage, currently competing in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is a former ACB Featherweight champion. As of November 13, 2018, he is #15 in the official UFC featherweight rankings.®|work=UFC|accessdate=14 September 2018}}</ref>
Magomedsharipov was born in Khasavyurt, Soviet Union on 1 March 1991. He started to train in freestyle wrestling at 10 years and then kickboxing. In 2003 he joined the Wushu club/boarding school "Pyat Storon Sveta", where he lived for 6 years training under Gusein Magomaev. In 2012 he made his professional MMA debut.
Mixed martial arts career
Absolute Championship Berkut
Magomedsharipov has 6–0 in the ACB and was featherweight champion.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Magomedsharipov signed a four-fight deal with the UFC in May 2017.
Magomedsharipov was expected to face Nick Hein on September 2, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Struve vs. Volkov. However, Hein pulled out of the fight on 21 August  and was replaced by Mike Santiago. Magomedsharipov won the fight via submission rear-naked choke in the second round and was awarded a Performance of the Night bonus.
Magomedsharipov faced promotional newcomer Sheymon Moraes on November 25, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum. He won the fight via submission in the third round. The win also earned Magomedsharipov his second Performance of the Night bonus award.
Magomedsharipov faced Kyle Bochniak on April 7, 2018 at UFC 223. He won the fight by unanimous decision. This win earned him a Fight of the Night bonus. Shortly after the bout, Magomedsharipov signed a new multi-fight contract with UFC.
Magomedsharipov was expected to fight Yair Rodriguez on 8 September, 2018 at UFC 228. However, Rodríguez pulled out of the fight on August 23 citing injury. He was replaced by Brandon Davis. Magomedsharipov won the fight via submission in the second round with a modified kneebar.
Championships and accomplishments
Mixed martial arts
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- Absolute Championship Berkut
- 2017 European Newcomer of the Year.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|17 matches||16 wins||1 loss|
|Win||16–1||Brandon Davis||Submission (modified kneebar)||UFC 228||September 8, 2018||2||3:46||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Win||15–1||Kyle Bochniak||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 223||April 7, 2018||3||5:00||Brooklyn, New York, United States||Fight of the Night.|
|Win||14–1||Sheymon Moraes||Submission (anaconda choke)||UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Gastelum||November 25, 2017||3||4:30||Shanghai, China||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||13–1||Mike Santiago||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Struve||September 2, 2017||2||4:22||Rotterdam, Netherlands||Performance of the Night.|
|Win||12–1||Valdines Silva||TKO (punches)||ACB 45||September 17, 2016||1||1:54||Saint Petersburg, Russia||Defended the ACB Featherweight Championship.|
|Win||11–1||Sheikh-Magomed Arapkhanov||KO (punch)||ACB 31||March 9, 2016||1||4:19||Grozny, Russia||Won the vacant ACB Featherweight Championship.|
|Win||10–1||Abdul-Rakhman Temirov||Submission (guillotine choke)||ACB 24: Grand Prix 2015 Finals Stage 2||October 24, 2015||1||4:16||Moscow, Russia||ACB Featherweight Grand-Prix Final.|
|Win||9–1||Mukhamed Kokov||TKO (arm injury)||ACB 20||June 14, 2015||2||3:57||Sochi, Russia|
|Win||8–1||Artak Nazaryan||TKO (retirement)||ACB 15: Grand Prix 2015 Stage 2||March 21, 2015||2||4:08||Nalchik, Russia||ACB Featherweight Grand-Prix Semifinal.|
|Win||7–1||Orudzh Zamanov||Submission (guillotine choke)||ACB 11||November 14, 2014||2||3:46||Grozny, Russia||Featherweight debut. ACB Featherweight Grand-Prix Quarterfinal.|
|Win||6–1||Sarmat Hodov||Decision (unanimous)||OC - Oplot Challenge 88||November 16, 2013||2||1:11||Kharkov, Ukraine|
|Win||5–1||Sergei Sokolov||Submission (triangle choke)||Fight Nights - Krepost Selection 1||September 20, 2013||2||2:49||Moscow, Russia|
|Loss||4–1||Igor Egorov||Submission (armbar)||ProFC 47||April 14, 2013||3||1:27||Rostov-on-Don, Russia|
|Win||4–0||Iftikhor Arbobov||TKO (doctor stoppage)||ProFC 44||December 2, 2012||2||5:00||Chekhov, Russia|
|Win||3–0||Abkerim Yunusov||Submission (rear-naked choke)||ProFC 42||October 13, 2012||2||2:42||Kharkov, Ukraine|
|Win||2–0||Timur Bolatov||Decision (unanimous)||LK - Liga Kavkaz 2012||July 3, 2012||2||5:00||Khasavyurt, Russia|
|Win||1–0||Zhumageldy Zhetpisbayev||TKO (punches)||OGC - Odessa Golden Cup||May 9, 2012||3||2:45||Odessa, Ukraine|
Mixed martial arts amateur record
|Professional record breakdown|
|1 match||0 wins||1 loss|
|Loss||0–1||Rakhman Makhazhiev||Submission (armbar)||M-1 Challenge 34||September 30, 2012||2||4:49||Moscow, Russia|
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