Famous Russian Mixed Martial Artists

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 1 Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov.
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: September 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sildi, Russia

Russian professional mixed martial artist, Khabib Nurmagomedov, is known for holding the longest active undefeated streak in MMA, with 28 wins and no losses. In September 2020, he was named #2 in the UFC men's pound-for-pound rankings. He practices Islam and is the first Muslim to win a UFC title.

 2 Fedor Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko.
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Famous As: MMA Artist
Birthdate: September 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rubizhne, Ukraine
Russian mixed martial artist, judoka, and sambist Fedor Emelianenko, also known as “The Last Emperor,” competes for Bellator MMA and the Rizin Fighting Federation. He went from being a firefighter to Sports Illustrated’s top MMA fighter of the 2000s. He is also part of the Russian Presidential Council on sports.
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 3 Zabit Magomedsharipov

Zabit Magomedsharipov.
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khasavyurt, Russia

Zabit Magomedsharipov is a Russian mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In the 2018 World MMA Awards, he was honored with the Submission of the Year award for his fight against Brandon Davis. Prior to his UFC career, Zabit Magomedsharipov was a featherweight champion in the Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB). 

 4 Petr Yan

Petr Yan.
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: February 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dudinka, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia

Petr Yan is a Russian mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC. A former UFC Bantamweight Champion, Yan is currently ranked first in the UFC bantamweight rankings. He has won a Fight of the Night and a Performance of the Night award in his UFC career so far. Prior to his UFC career, Yan was an ACB Bantamweight Champion.

 5 Khamzat Chimaev

Khamzat Chimaev.
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chechnya, Russia

Russia-born Swedish freestyle wrestler and mixed martial artist Khamzat Chimaev began wrestling as a child, possibly to save himself from the bullies. Eventually, he took up freestyle wrestling, winning the Swedish Championship three times between 2015 and 2018, thereafter emerging as an award winning mixed martial artist. Currently, he competes in the welterweight and middleweight divisions of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

 6 Artem Lobov

Artem Lobov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

Artem Lobov is a Russian retired boxer and mixed martial artist. He competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the Featherweight division and earned one Fight of the Night award. He also competed in other popular promotions, such as the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, Cage Contender, and Cage Warriors.

 7 Alexander Volkov

Alexander Volkov
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: October 24, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
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 8 Abubakar Nurmagomedov

Abubakar Nurmagomedov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: November 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Russia

 9 Alexander Emelianenko

Alexander Emelianenko
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: August 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stary Oskol, Russia

 10 Islam Makhachev

Islam Makhachev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: September 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Russia

Islam Makhachev is a Russian mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Makhachev is currently ranked fifth in the UFC lightweight rankings. He has won one Fight of the Night award in his UFC career so far. A former Sambo competitor, Islam Makhachev became a combat sambo world champion in 2016.

 11 Askar Askarov

Askar Askarov
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: October 9, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kamysh-Kutan, Russia

 12 Magomed Ankalaev

Magomed Ankalaev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mixed martial artist

 13 Yana Kunitskaya

Yana Kunitskaya
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: November 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murmansk, Russia

 14 Zubaira Tukhugov

Zubaira Tukhugov
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: January 15, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grozny, Russia

 15 Vadim Nemkov

Vadim Nemkov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belgorod, Belgorod Oblast, Russia

 16 Movsar Evloev

Movsar Evloev
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: February 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sunzha, Ingushetia, Russia

 17 Vitaly Minakov

Vitaly Minakov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: February 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bryansk, Russia

 18 Zelim Imadaev

Zelim Imadaev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chechnya, Russia

 19 Alexey Oleynik

Alexey Oleynik
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: June 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine

 20 Andrey Koreshkov

Andrey Koreshkov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia

 21 Rustam Khabilov

Rustam Khabilov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: November 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khasavyurtovsky District, Russia

 22 Shamil Abdurakhimov

Shamil Abdurakhimov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: September 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Russia

 23 Jeff Monson

Jeff Monson
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

 24 Alexander Shlemenko

Alexander Shlemenko
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia

 25 Albert Tumenov

Albert Tumenov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Boxer
Birthdate: December 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chereksky District, Russia

 26 Rashid Magomedov

Rashid Magomedov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Boxer
Birthdate: May 14, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Russia

 27 Omari Akhmedov

Omari Akhmedov
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Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: October 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kizlyar, Russia

 28 Magomed Mustafaev

Magomed Mustafaev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gergebilsky District, Russia

 29 Sergei Pavlovich

Sergei Pavlovich
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 13, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orlovskiy, Russia

 30 Ali Bagautinov

Ali Bagautinov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kizlyar, Russia

 31 Said Nurmagomedov

Said Nurmagomedov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: April 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Russia

 32 Timofey Nastyukhin

Timofey Nastyukhin
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: November 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic

 33 Ruslan Magomedov

Ruslan Magomedov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: November 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tsudakhar, Russia

 34 Dmitry Smolyakov

Dmitry Smolyakov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kobryn, Belarus

 35 Ikram Aliskerov

Ikram Aliskerov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: December 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kasumkent, Republic of Dagestan, Russia

 36 Alexey Kunchenko

Alexey Kunchenko
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prokopyevsk, Russia

 37 Ramazan Emeev

Ramazan Emeev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dylym, Russia

 38 Ibragim Todashev

Ibragim Todashev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: September 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Grozny, Russia
Died: May 22, 2013

 39 Magomed Ismailov

Magomed Ismailov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nizhny Tagil, Russia

 40 Alexander Yakovlev

Alexander Yakovlev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Rapper
Birthdate: July 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Veliky Novgorod, Russia

 41 Saparbek Safarov

Saparbek Safarov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: October 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia

 42 Kirill Sidelnikov

Kirill Sidelnikov
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Famous As: Sambo fighter
Birthdate: August 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stary Oskol, Russia

 43 Shahbulat Shamhalaev

Shahbulat Shamhalaev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer
Birthdate: August 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Russia

 44 Shamil Gamzatov

Shamil Gamzatov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kizlyar, Dagestan, Russia

 45 Magomed Bibulatov

Magomed Bibulatov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Achkhoy-Martan, Russia

 46 Adlan Amagov

Adlan Amagov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: October 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Grozny, Russia

 47 Anastasia Yankova

Anastasia Yankova
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: March 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 48 Volk Han

Volk Han
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: April 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Anchikh, Russia

 49 Timur Valiev

Timur Valiev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: January 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia

 50 Vyacheslav Vasilevsky

Vyacheslav Vasilevsky
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: June 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zelenogorsk, Russia