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Sultan Aliev

Sultan Aliev

Nationality :Russian
Date Of Birth :September 17, 1984
Height :1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight :170 lb (77 kg; 12 st)

Sultan Magomedbegovich Aliev (born September 17, 1984) is a Russian former professional mixed martial artist and active sambist. A professional from 2011 until 2019, he competed for the UFC and Bellator.


Sultan Aliev
September 17, 1984
Derbent, Dagestan, Russia
5′ 11″ (1.80 m)
170 lbs (77 kg)

Sultan Aliev Biography, EarlyLife

Sultan Aliev was born on the 17th of September 1984, in Kaspiysk, Dagestan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. His birth sign is Virgo. Regarding his nationality, Aliev is a Russian and is of Avar descent as well as a devout Sunni Muslim.

At the age of twenty-three, Aliev began Combat Sambo, and two years later, he won the 2009 Combat Sambo European Championship in Milan, Italy. The following year, he earned the rank “International Master of Sports in Combat Sambo”.

Sultan Aliev 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.

Sultan Aliev’s Height, And Weight

Sultan Aliev’s height is 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m). He fights in the welterweight division in UFC. Fighters who fight in the welterweight class can weigh anywhere from pounds, but because of weight cutting, many MMA fighters walk around 10 – 30 lbs heavier than their weight class maximum limit.


On 5th February 2012, Sultan Aliev was defeated by Vyacheslav Vasilevsky in the Combat Sambo Russia Championship Finale via unanimous decision.

On 24 February 2014, he faced Vasilevsky for the second time and marked his victory in at Combat Sambo Russia Championship final.

Further, he earned the World Combat Sambo Champion title, on 24th November 2014.

In Russia Nationals 2016, he could not beat Khakis Ibragimov and was defeated via knockout in the semifinal and retired from the championship.


Sultan Aliev made his professional MMA career debut at ProFC – Union Nation Cup 14, where he faced Sergey Guzev and kissed the victory via unanimous decision in round two.

Further, he defeated Hracho Darpinyan, Fuad Gadyrov, and Marcin Elsner at ProFC: Union Nation Cup Final, Grand Prix Global Caucasus, and Grand Prix Global Finals respectively.

Bellator MMA

In 2013, Aliev was named as one of the competitors of the Bellator Season 8 Middleweight tournament.

On 14th February 2013, he made his debut at Bellator 89 against Mikkel Parlo. He won the fight in round three via unanimous decision.

He next faced Dough Marshall at Bellator 92. He lost the fight by split decision in the 3rd round of the fight.

Ultimate Fighting Championship

On 7th May 2014, Sultan Aliev signed a contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his promotional debut against Kenny Robertson at UFC on Fox 14, on 24th of January 2015. Nonetheless, he lost the fight in the first round due to KO punches.

His second UFC fight came on 17th December 2016, against Bojan Velickovic. He won the fight by split decision in the third round.

He faced Warlley Alves at UFC 224, on the 12th of May 2018  and was defeated via TKO (doctor stoppage) in the second round.

Sultan Aliev’s Net Worth

The substantial source of Aliev’s income is his professional MMA career. Presently he is signed to UFC where he has made career earnings of around $30,000. He took home $8000 and $20,000 from his first and second UFC fight respectively.

However, his salary and net worth have not been disclosed yet. He might have earned well from his previous fights in different other promotions.

Sultan Aliev’s Girlfriend, Dating

Like other celebrities, Sultan Aliev has maintained his personal life in a low profile and has shared less to no information. Also, he has kept his Instagram account private. The information related to his love life such as his relationship status, girlfriend, or wife, is still the subject of curiosity.

Hence, Aliev is possibly single and unmarried as per our record.

Sultan Aliev Awards

  • Federation Internationale de Sambo (FIAS)
    • World Combat Sambo Championships (2014, Chiba)
  • World Combat Sambo Federation
    • European Combat Sambo Championships (2012, Moscow)
  • All-Russian Sambo Federation
    • Russian Combat Sambo National Championships 3rd (2010, 2011)
    • Russian Combat Sambo National Championships runner-up (2012)
    • Russian Combat Sambo National Champion (2014, World team-trials)


What is the net worth of Sultan Aliev?

His net worth is 1 to 5 million dollars.

What is the height of Sultan Aliev?

His height is 5 feet 11 inches.

What is the age of Sultan Aliev?

His age is 38 years as of 2023.

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