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Khasavyurt
Russia

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MMA ID
161605

Republic of Dagestan
Russia

Athlete Ranking
3372
3
3
Off
0
3372
3
3
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0
3372
2
2
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0
3372
1
1
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0
3372
2
2
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0
3372
4
4
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0
3372
1
1
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0
3372
5
5
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0
3372
4
4
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0
3372
2
2
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0
3372
3
3
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0
3372
2
2
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0
3372
4
4
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0
3372
2
1
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0
3372
4
4
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0
3372
1
1
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0
3372
5
5
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0
3372
4
4
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3372
5
5
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3372
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4
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Athlete Stat
1
8277
3
7
0
0
0
11
1
0
0
12
8277
0
0
0
0
0
900
4
18
103
213
0
53
66
166
12
13
25
34
81
187
8
10
14
16
66.67
22.22
2.00
0.00
48.36
0.00
3.43
2.70
58.03
Strengths
Grappling
Date of Birth
1992-10-09
Bio Facts

When and why did you start training for fighting? I grew up in a small village where we had only one wrestling gym. All my friends used to train there and I decided to join them.

What ranks and titles have you held? #11 flyweight in the world, ACB flyweight champion of the world.

Do you have any heroes? My hero is Imam Shamil.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? This is a lifetime dream to fight in the UFC. Since a young age I followed this sport and especially the UFC organization, and it was a goal to be part of it.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Yes, I graduated. I have a degree in physical education

What was your job before you started fighting? My father is a construction worker, so I used to work with him.

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?

Deaflympics wrestling champion

Two-time Russian wrestling champion

Dagestan Combat Sambo champion

Dagestan MMA champion

Dagestan grappling champion

Fightmetric ID
3372
"Bullet"
Askar Askarov
23
27
66.00
125.00
67.00
36.00
  • Pro since 2013

 

  • Three wins by KO, seven by submission (3 RNC, armbar, anaconda, twister, guillotine)

 

  • One first round finish

 

  • Owns submission wins over UFC vet Jose Maria Tome and WEC / Strikeforce vet Anthony Leone

Event Results

  • Win

    Pantoja vs Askarov

    Round
    3
    Time
    05:00
    Method
    DEC
  • Moreno vs Askarov

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    DRAW
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