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Askar Askarov

Askar Askarov

Nationality :Russian
Date Of Birth :October 9, 1992
Height :1.68 m
Weight :57 kg

Askar Askarov is the current #2 ranked UFC Flyweight Fighter with a professional MMA record of 14 wins and 0 losses and 1 draw. Askar won the gold medal in Men’s Freestyle wrestling at the 2017 Deaflympics and a bronze medal in the 2018 World Deaf Championship.

QUICK FACTS

GenderMale
Age30 years old (in 2023)
Date of BirthOctober 9, 1992
Full NameAskar Askarov
ProfessionMartial artist
NationalityRussia
BirthplaceKamysh-Kutan
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac SignLibra

Askar Askarov Biography, EarlyLife

Kamysh-Kutan, Akhvakhsky District, Republic of Dagestan native, Askar Askarov was born on 9th October 1992, under the star sign Libra.

Askar Askarov was born deaf and can hear 20% of the sounds that a human ear can process. Despite this, Askarov went into combat sports and achieved the rank of International Master of Sports of Russia in Freestyle Ranking and Master of Sports of Russia in Combat Sambo. Askarov won a gold medal at the 2017 Deaflympics and a bronze medal at the 2018 World Deaf Championships.

Askar Askarov Education

His educational history is not published because he has not yet given it to the public. However, this detailed information is currently being reviewed and will be updated soon.

Askar Askarov’s Height, And Weight

Regarding his physique, the twenty-eight years old stands 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) and weighs 125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)/ He holds Russian nationality.

Career

Askar started his MMA journey in 2013 and made his professional debut at Liga Kavkaz: Grand Umakhan Battle against Shamil Amirov. Askarov submitted Shamil in the second round via rear-naked choke. Askarov continued his debut win momentum and won his next 3-fights in the independent circuit before signing with the ACB(Absolute Championship Berkut) in 2015.

Askar Askarov ACB

Askarov made his ACB debut at ACB 17 against Vyacheslav Gagiev. Askar won the fight via second-round TKO. He next fought Kirl Medvedovsky at ACB 22 and earned a convincing third-round submission victory via rear-naked choke.

Askar won his next 2-fights in the promotion to get a title shot at the ACB Flyweight Championship against José Maria Tomé. He won the competitive bout in the fifth round via anaconda choke submission to become the ACB Flyweight Champion. Askarov defended the title against Anthony Leone and Rasul Albaskhanov before leaving ACB to join the UFC.

Askar Askarov UFC

Askar Askarov made his UFC debut against Brandon Moreno at UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens. The fighters put on an MMA masterclass as the fight ended in a split-decision draw. After the draw, Askar went back on his winning track as he defeated Tim Elliot via unanimous decision at UFC 246.

He next scored comfortable unanimous decision victories over Alexandre Pantoja and Joseph Benavidez to garner a 3-fight win streak in the UFC and reach #2 rank in the UFC Flyweight Division.

Askar Askarov’s Net Worth

Fighters at UFC receive a base salary on fight night no matter if they win or lose. Further, there is a “win bonus”,  “fight of the night” and “performance of the night” bonuses which are usually an extra $50,000 for fighters who do something extraordinary on fight night.

Through Askarov’s debut UFC fight, he made $10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay at UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens. In his second fight, he pursued $10,000 to show, a $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay at UFC 246. Similarly, he pocketed $12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay at UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2. 

Before signing to the UFC, he widely competed at ACB earning a decent sum of money. Outside the ring, the fighter makes money through endorsement and sponsorship. Scrolling through his IG, he is seen promoting FITROO. As of 2023, his net worth is approximately $0.5 million. 

Askar Askarov’s Girlfriend, Dating

Neither the media/public nor Askar confirmed any information regarding him being married, dating, or having a girlfriend, The MMA fighter has left his fans clueless regarding his love. Also, his Instagram where he has 110k followers is full of MMA pictures and some with his mates and the rest from his vacations. 

Askar Askarov Awards

Mixed martial arts

  • Absolute Championship Berkut
    • ACB Flyweight Championship (One time, first)
      • Two successful title defenses

Freestyle wrestling 

  • 2017 Summer Deaflympics
    • Gold medal – 61 kg
  • 2018 Deaf Wrestling World Championships
    • Bronze medal 

FAQ

What is the net worth of Askar Askarov?

His net worth is 0.5 million dollars.

What is the height of Askar Askarov?

His height is 5 feet 6 inches.

What is the age of Askar Askarov?

His age is 30 years as of 2023.

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