Saparbek Safarov - Official UFC® Profile
Saparbek
Safarov
8-1-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 1 fights.
Record: 8-1-0
Summary: Wrestling, knockout power

Fighter Info

From: Dagestan Russia
Fights Out Of: Makhachkala Russia
Age: 31
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
Reach 78"
Leg Reach 41"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
131
28% Successful
37
Types of Successful Strikes
0
37
95% Standing
35
2
Striking Defense
44
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
Not Available
0
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
N/A
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Saparbek Safarov
Dec 9, 2016
60
37
0
0
0
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Fight of the Night

Biography

TRAINING: Morning striking, evening wrestling

When and why did you start training for fighting? I turned professional in 2010.

What ranks and titles have you held? Russian hand-to-hand combat champion

Do you have any heroes? Imam Shamil is my hero

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? To challenge myself with the best fighters in the world.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No

What was your job before you started fighting? Helping my parents with their business. 

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Russian Combat Sambo champion. European Pankration Champion

Ranks in any martial arts styles: Master of Sport in wrestling, Master of Sport in Combat Sambo. 

Favorite grappling technique: Single leg takedown

Favorite Striking technique: Overhand right

 
  • Six wins by KO, two by submission (Triangle, RNC)

 

  • Seven first round finishes

 

  • Pro since 2010

 

  • Owns finishes of four seconds, 49 seconds and 78 seconds

 

  • Most recent win on 4/9/16 was TKO over UFC vet Rodney Wallace

Career

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