Omari Akhmedov Biography
Two times Ultimate Fighting Championship winner, Omari Akhmedov is a Russian mixed martial artist. He holds the 2nd dan black belt and International Master of Sports in the Hand-to-hand Combat. He is active in the related field since 2010 and has won 17 matches out of 22.
Currently, Omari is single and not dating anyone. Rather than involving in a love relationship, he is focusing on his career and working really hard to achieve more success.
Omari Akhmedov Early Life
Omari Akhmedov was born on 12th October 1987 to Muslim parents. He grew up in the city of Kizlyar, Dagestan, Russia where he gained his interest in freestyle wrestling since his young age. He belongs to Caucasian ethnicity.
Standing 6 feet tall, Omari is a fitness freak and has an athletic body of 185 Ibs. He loves to spend most of his time in the gym. His zodiac sign is Libra. He holds the citizenship of Russia and practices Muslim cultures.
During the period, he developed his fighting in participating in a different fighting competition like combat sambo, Russian hand-to-hand combat, Russian pankration and finally landed in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA).
Omari Akhmedov Career
As a professional, Omari Akhmedov made his MMA debut match against Iskhan Zakharian at ProFC: Fight Night 2, on 30th January 2010. He won the match with via rear-naked choke. In a very short time, he impressed the viewers and had a record of 12-3 which lead him to sign him in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in 2013.
On 9th November 2013, he made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 32 against Thiago Perpetuo which was his next victory with via knockout. Also, he received his first Fight of the Night bonus award from the match.
One after another, Omari was enjoying his victory and decided to join welterweight. On 8th March 2014, he made his welterweight debut at UFC Fight Night: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa against Gunnar Nelson, Welterweight division in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and black belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
YouTube: Omari Akhmedov vs. Gunnar Nelson;
It was really tough for Omari to face Gunnar Nelson and lost the match via guillotine choke submission in the first round. Although he lost the match, he didn’t lose hope and struggled hard for his next match.
Next, he fought Mats Nilsson at UFC 182, Brian Ebersole at UFC Fight Night 68, Sergio Moraes at UFC Fight Night 80, and Elizeu Zaleski at UFC on Fox 19. All of the matches was a victory for him and made him received Fight of the Night honor.
Altogether, he has fought 22 matches and won 17 (7 of them by knockout, 5 by submission and 5 by decision making) and lost 5 of the matches. He is still active in the related field and giving his best in the related field.
Omari Akhmedov Award and Honor
Omari one of the star of a mixed martial artist who has won twice Ultimate Fighting Championship, Russian National Pankration championship, Russian National Hand-to-Hand Combat Champion and one Dagestan Combat Sambo Championship in the Combat Sambo Federation of Russia.
Also, he has won several other trophies and medals on his awards collection list.
Omari Akhmedov Personal Life
Unlike his family background, Omari Akhmedov is a success to keep his love life, rumor and dating life behind the curtain and has not revealed his love life in social media yet. Omari Akhmedov is quite busy in building his career and working really hard for it and might not have time for his beloved one.
Somehow, he often hangs out with his friends and visits different places and enjoys with them. We also can see several photos of him with his friend on his official Instagram page.
Omari Akhmedov Net Worth
Omari Akhmedov not only received name but also achieved a huge fame through his profession. As per the sources, he charges around $50 thousand per fight. Altogether, he enjoys his net worth in six figures.
Currently, he lives in his hometown Republic of Dagestan, Russia and own few properties there. He is quietly passionate about cars and has got an Audi car in his car and few others in his collection.