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Magomed Ankalaev

#7 Light Heavyweight Division • 15-1-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 7
    Fight Win Streak
  • 9
    Wins by Knockout
  • 6
    Wins by Decision
Striking accuracy 54% 54%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
217
Sig. Strikes Attempted
402
Grappling accuracy 33% 33%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
Takedowns Attempted
15
3.41
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
1.78
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.18
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
65
%
Sig. Str. Defense
85
%
Takedown Defense
1.18
Knockdown Ratio
09:05
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
120 (55%)
Clinch
23 (11%)
Ground
74 (34%)

Sig. Str. by target

72% 156 Head 21% 45 Body 7% 16 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
9 (60%)
DEC
6 (40%)
SUB
0 (0%)

Resultados del evento

  • Win

    Krylov vs Ankalaev

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous
  • Win

    Cutelaba vs Ankalaev

    Round
    1
    Time
    0:38
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Activo
Hometown
Dagestan, Rusia
Fighting style
MMA
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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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - OCTOBER 24: (R-L) Magomed Ankalaev of Russia punches Ion Cutelaba