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Nassourdine Imavov

Middleweight Division

12-3-0 (W-L-D)

5

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Nassourdine Imavov

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Nassourdine Imavov's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Dagestan, Russia
Trains at
MMA Factory - Paris, France
Fighting style
Striker
Age
27
Height
75.00
Weight
186.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 03, 2020
Reach
75.00
Leg reach
42.00
  • Pro since 2016
     
  • Lost pro debut, 12-2 since
     
  • Has won nine of his last 10 and three in a row
     
  • Last pre-UFC win was first-round TKO of UFC vet Jonathan Meunier in December 2019
     
  • Five wins by KO, four by submission (Kimura, RNC, Brabo choke, undisclosed submission)
     
  • Seven first-round finishes

UFC Fight Night (9/3/22) Imavov won a three round unanimous decision over Joaquin Buckley 

UFC 268 (11/6/21) Imavov stopped Edmen Shahbazyan via strikes at 4:42 of the second round

UFC on ESPN (7/24/21) Imavov stopped Ian Heinisch via strikes at 3:09 of the second round

UFC Fight Night (2/20/21) Imavov lost a three round majority decision to Phil Hawes

UFC on ESPN (10/3/20) Imavov won a three round unanimous decision over Jordan Williams

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started combat sports when I was 10 years old, because I always liked to fight.

What ranks and titles have you held? CCMMA Champion

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? The beginning of something big...my legacy.

What was your job before you started fighting? Training

Favorite grappling technique: Armbar

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee