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Magomed Ankalaev
#11 Light Heavyweight Division • 13-1-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 4
    Fight Win Streak
  • 8
    Wins by Knockout
Striking accuracy 57% 57%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
153
Sig. Strikes Attempted
269
Grappling accuracy 33% 33%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
6
3.46
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
1.24
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
0.68
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
68
%
Sig. Str. Defense
86
%
Takedown Defense
1.02
Knockdown Ratio
08:51
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
77 (50%)
Clinch
20 (13%)
Ground
56 (37%)

Sig. Str. by target

67% 102 Head 25% 39 Body 8% 12 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
8 (62%)
DEC
5 (38%)
SUB
0 (0%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Cutelaba vs Ankalaev

    Round
    1
    Time
    0:38
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Ankalaev vs Lungiambula

    Round
    3
    Time
    0:29
    Method
    KO/TKO
  • Win

    Ankalaev vs Abreu

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    UD

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Dagestan, Russia
Age
28
Height
75.00
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 17, 2018
Reach
75.00
Leg reach
46.00
Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started my professional career six years ago and it seems that it’s working out for me. In Dagestan, every average person is doing martial arts, so I'm just an average Dagestani guy.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time World, three-time Russian champion of amateur MMA.  Greco-Roman champion of Dagestan. Master of sports in Combat Sambo, International master of sport in amateur MMA 

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's a very good opportunity for me to test myself with the top fighters in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated DGPU - Sport Faculty 

What was your job before you started fighting?  My job is in my GYM.

Specific accomplishments in pro competition?  WFCA light heavyweight champion of the world.

Favorite grappling technique: My favorite one is the Suplex, but I don't know how to do it.

Favorite Striking technique: The one that knocks an opponent down.

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