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Abdul Razak Alhassan

Abdul Razak Alhassan

Nationality :Ghanaian
Date Of Birth :August 11, 1985
Height :5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight :185 lb (84 kg; 13.2 st)

Abdul Razak Alhassan, a Ghanaian mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC’s welterweight division, was born on August 11, 1985. He has been a professional since 2013 and has previously competed in Legacy Fighting Championship and Bellator.

QUICK FACTS

NAME
Abdul Razak Alhassan
NICKNAME
“Judo Thunder”
DATE OF BIRTH
August 11, 1985
AGE
37
BIRTHPLACE
Arlington, Texas, United States
BIRTH SIGN
Leo
HEIGHT
5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
WEIGHT
185 lbs (84 kg)
REACH
73″
LEG REACH
39″
STANCE
Orthodox
STYLE
Striker

Abdul Razak Alhassan Biography, EarlyLife

Abdul Razak Alhassan was born in Accra, Ghana, on August 11, 1985. Razak grew up in Fort Worth, Texas, and began practicing Judo as a toddler.

In his UFC player profile, he stated that he became involved in MMA for the following reasons:

“Judo has been a part of my life for 22 years, so martial arts have always been a part of mine.” I eventually switched to MMA since my coach encouraged me to do so, and I ended up enjoying it.”

He is of Ghanaian origin and is currently under contract with UFC. He is of mixed African descent, according to his ethnic background.

Abdul Razak Alhassan Education

We don’t have any information on the names of the educational institutions he attended.

Abdul Razak Alhassan’s Age, Height, And Weight

So far, he has led a single life, and no word of his relationship or affair has emerged in the media. He stands 5′ 10″ (177 cm), weighs 170 lb (77 kg), and has a reach of 73″.

Furthermore, there is no information concerning his previous indiscretions or relationships. He has, however, been photographed with a small child and is reported to have a wife.

Career

Early career

Professional career: Abdul Razak Alhassan switched to mixed martial arts after 22 years of judo training, competition, and earning his black belt. In 2013, he made his professional debut and won in just 25 seconds by TKO. After that, Alhassan amassed a 6-0 overall record before signing with the UFC.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

On November 19, 2016, Abdul Razak Alhassan faced Charlie Ward in his promotional debut at UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2. 53 seconds into the first round, he knocked out the opponent and received the Performance of the Night bonus.

Then, on May 28, 2017, at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira, Alhassan was defeated by Omari Akhmedov by a split decision.

On December 2, 2017, Abdul Razak Alhassan fought Sabah Homasi at UFC 218. Alhassan won by first-round TKO; some argued that referee Herb Dean stopped the fight too soon.

A rematch with Homasi was held on January 20, 2018, at UFC 220 as a result of the contentious decision in the first fight. He was unquestionably knocked out in the opening round by Alhassan. He received the Performance of the Night bonus for his victory.

On April 14, 2018, Abdul Razak Alhassan was scheduled to compete against Muslim Salikhov at UFC on Fox 29. Due to an injury, Ricky Rainey took his place.

In 43 seconds, Abdul Razak Alhassan eliminated Niko Price at UFC 228 on September 8, 2018.

On July 16, 2020, at UFC on ESPN: Kattar vs. Ige, Alhassan faced Mounir Lazzez. Alhassan weighed in three pounds over the welterweight non-title fight limit at the weigh-ins at 174 pounds. His opponent Lazzez received a 20% cut of his winnings as a fine, and the fight continued at a catchweight. He was defeated by a unanimous decision in the fight. Due to Alhassan’s disqualification for the Fight of the Night Bonus due to missing weight, a third Performance of the Night Bonus was given instead, and Lazzez received an additional $50,000 from the match.

On November 14, 2020, Alhassan competed against Khaos Williams at UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. dos Anjos. Alhassan weighed in one and a half pounds over the welterweight non-title fight limit at the weigh-ins, at 172.5 pounds. The fight took place at a catchweight, and Alhassan was fined 20% of his winnings, which went to Williams, his opponent. He was knocked out in the opening round.

On April 17, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 22, Alhassan fought Jacob Malkoun in a return to the middleweight division. He was defeated by a score of unanimous decisions.

On August 21, 2021, Alhassan was supposed to fight Antônio Braga Neto at UFC on ESPN 29. Alhassan was supposed to fight Alessio Di Chirico, but Neto was forced to leave the event for unknown reasons. Seventeen seconds into the first round, Alhassan knocked out his opponent to win. With this victory, he was given the Performance of the Night prize.

On January 15, 2021, Abdul Razak Alhassan was supposed to fight Joaquin Buckley at UFC on ESPN 32. As a result of Alhassan’s withdrawal for unknown reasons, the matchup was canceled and moved to UFC Fight Night 201. Alhassan was defeated by a narrow margin of votes.

On July 9, 2022, Alhassan was supposed to take on Jamie Pickett at UFC on ESPN 39. Alhassan, however, withdrew from the fight, and Denis Tiuliulin took his place.

At UFC Fight Night 217 on January 14, 2023, Alhassan faced Claudio Ribeiro. In the second round, he was knocked out to win the match.

Alhassan was supposed to take on Brunno Ferreira on May 20, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 223, but for unspecified reasons, the match was moved to UFC on ESPN 48.

Abdul Razak Alhassan’s Net Worth

In terms of Abdul Razak Alhassan’s earnings, it is believed that he made roughly $207,500 during his MMA career. On April 14, 2018, he fought against Muslim Salikhov.

Abdul Razak Alhassan’s current net worth is estimated to be over $11 million, and his primary source of income remains his fighting career.

Abdul Razak Alhassan Wife, Marriage, Children

Son and daughter belong to Alhassan and his wife.

FAQ

What is the net worth of Abdul Razak Alhassan?

His net worth is 11 million dollars.

What is the height of Abdul Razak Alhassan?

His height is 5 feet 10 inches.

What is the age of Abdul Razak Alhassan?

His age is 37 years as of 2023.

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