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#11 Welterweight Division

Active

"Nomad"

Shavkat Rakhmonov

Welterweight Division

16-0-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

8

Wins by Submission

9

First Round Finishes

Shavkat Rakhmonov

athlete record

Event Results

Info

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

Status
Active
Hometown
Shoʻrchi tumani, Uzbekistan
Fighting style
Sambo
Age
27
Height
73.00
Weight
170.50
Octagon Debut
Mar. 21, 2020
Reach
77.00
Leg reach
42.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Eight wins by KO, eight by submission (2 Triangle, 3 RNC, 3 guillotine)
     
  • Has finished all wins, nine in the first round

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(6/25/22) Rakhmonov submitted Neil Magny via guillotine at 4:58 of the second round 
UFC Fight Night (2/5/22) Rakhmonov knocked out Carlston Harris at 4:10 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Rakhmonov submitted Michel Prazeres via rear naked choke at 2:10 of the second round
UFC 254 (10/24/20) Rakhmonov submitted Alex Oliveira via guillotine choke at 4:40 of the first round

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I loved to compete and fight since I was a kid. When I saw MMA, I fell in love with this sport.
What ranks and titles have you held? M-1 Global champion
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a dream come true to represent Kazakhstan in the UFC. 
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a loader in the market.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? WMMA world and Asia champion
If any, list ranks in any martial arts styles: Master of Sport in Combat Sambo and MMA 
Favorite grappling technique:
Triangle choke
Favorite Striking technique: Liver shot