Islam Makhachev - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 14, 2022

Islam Makhachev
Profession: Boxer, MMA
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : September 27, 1991 (age 32)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev
Birth Place: Makhachkala, Russia
Horoscope: Libra
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Ethnicity: Lak
Nationality: Russian


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: April 8, 2021

Body Measurements

Height: 1.78 meter (5 feet 10 inch)
Weight: 70 kg (154.32 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Islam Makhachev?

Islam Makhachev is a mixed martial artist by profession and Russian by nationality. He currently fights for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s (UFC) Lightweight division.

Islam Makhachev (Image: MMA Fighting)

Islam Makhachev – Age, Parents, Siblings

Islam Makhachev was born on September 27, 1991, in Makhachkala, Russia. His full name is Islam Ramazanovich Makhachev. Not much is known about his early life. He grew up with former MMA player Khabib Nurmagomedov and still trains with him.

Education, Ethnicity

The educational history of Islam Makhachev is not known. His ethnicity is Lak.

Islam Makhachev – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

The relationship status of Makhachev is not clear but is believed to be single. Like most of his early life, details of his dating history and past girlfriend(s) are not known to the public.

However, it was reported that he had gotten married in Makhachkala, Dagestan on  April 8, 2021. The name of his wife has not been revealed and it is also unclear if he has any children.

Islam Makhachev – Career

M-1 Global

Having trained in Martial arts for years, he made his M-1 Global debut against Tengiz Khuchua on February 12, 2011. He won the match in the first round via KO. Islam Makhachev’s second match was against Mansour Barnaoui, winning via unanimous decision. He also faced Rander Junio, Yuri Ivlev, and Ivica Truscek in M-1 Global. 


Makhachev signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship with a four-fight contract on October 2, 2014. He lost against Leo Kuntz (May 23, 2015), and Adriano Martins (October 3, 2015), and won against  Chris Wade (September 17, 2016), Nik Lentz (February 11, 2017), Gleison Tibau (January 20, 2018), Kajan Johnson (July 28, 2018), Arman Tsarukyan (April 20, 2019), Davi Ramos (September 7, 2019).

Islam Makhachev (Image: MMA Junkie - USA Today)


Among Islam Makhachev’s 19 matches, he has 18 wins (3 by knockout, 7 by submission, 8 by decision) and 1 loss by knockout.

Islam Makhachev – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Islam Makhachev are not estimated.

Islam Makhachev – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram and Twitter, Islam Makhachev is followed by millions of followers.

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