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Flyweight Division

Not Fighting

"The Lion"

Zarrukh Adashev

Flyweight Division

4-4-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout

Zarrukh Adashev

athlete record


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

Not Fighting
Place of Birth
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Trains at
Team Lion
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Jun. 13, 2020
Leg reach

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015

  • Lost pro debut, 4-2 since

  • Two wins by KO

  • One first round finish

  • 16-3 kickboxing record with 10 knockouts

UFC History

UFC Fight Night 
(6/4/22) Adashev was knocked out by Ode' Osbourne at 1:01 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (7/31/21) Adashev won a three round unanimous decision over Ryan Benoit 

UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Adashev lost a three round unanimous decision to Sumudaerji

UFC on ESPN (6/13/20) Adashev was knocked out by Tyson Nam at :32 of the first round


When and why did you start training for fighting? I train because I love it; I fight because I love it and to be an example for the younger generation, for my students and to become a legend.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time WKU world kickboxing champion. Asian hand-to-hand combat champion. ISKA USA professional kickboxing champion under the Glory promotion.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? I can say my dream came true. I was dreaming to fight in UFC since I was a kid. Now I’m a UFC fighter and from now I have the goal to become champion of UFC and to put on a show in every fight.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I did, but not in the USA. I graduated as a tax inspector.

What was your job before you started fighting? Trainer and coach for kids and fighters.