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Ligero Division

Activo

"The Tajik Tank"

Loik Radzhabov

Ligero Division

17-5-1 (W-L-D)

Loik Radzhabov

athlete record

Info

Learn more about Loik Radzhabov's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Activo
Hometown
Tayikistán
Trains at
Sanford MMA
Fighting style
Boxing
Age
32
Height
71.00
Weight
170.00
Octagon Debut
Mar. 4, 2023
Reach
69.00
Leg reach
39.00
  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Seven wins by KO, five by submission (Guillotine, anaconda, 2 north-south choke, RNC)
     
  • Seven first-round finishes
     
  • Has won four of his last six 
     
  • Owns 2019 win over UFC vet Chris Wade
     
  • Four wins in under a minute

UFC on ABC (6/24/23) Radzhabov was stopped by Mateusz Rębecki via strikes at 2:36 of the second round 

UFC 285 (3/4/23) Radzhabov won a three round unanimous decision over Esteban Ribovics 

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at the age of six, mainly because I wanted to have a better life and provide for my family through fighting.

What ranks and titles have you held? I was a GMC welterweight champion in Germany.

WMMAA (World Mixed Martial Arts Association) lightweight champion. Two-time PFL lightweight finalist.

Do you have any heroes? Muhammad Ali

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is my longtime dream, and it’s finally here; I’m very happy.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Tajikistan Politechnical University

What was your job before you started fighting? For many years I worked as security in the restaurants and clubs

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 2016 World Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Championship finalist

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Fastest knockout in PFL lightweight history (0:27 seconds of the first round)

Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke

Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee KO