Sultan Aliev is a Russian mixed martial artist as well as a sambo. Aliev currently competes in the Welterweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Moreover, he is also a veteran of the ProFC organization and Bellator MMA.


At the age of 23, Aliev began his Combat Sambo and won a Combat Sambo European Championship in Milan, Italy. His Mixed Martial Artist record includes 14 wins, 2 loss, and 0 draws.

Sultan Aliev Early life, Education and Early Career

Sultan Aliev was born on September 17, 1984, in Kaspiysk, Russia. His full name is Sultan Magomedbegovich Aliev. Aliev belongs to the Avar descent of Russia and a devout Sunni Muslim. However, he hasn’t revealed any information about his parents and siblings. 

Furthermore, his education background is also still unknown. At the age of 23, Aliev began Combat Sambo and won Combat Sambo European Championship in Milan, Italy in 2009. Similarly, he received International Master of Sports in Combat Sambo rank in 2010. 

Aliev made his professional MMA debut in ProFC after 2011 Russian Combat Sambo Nationals and got the victory over Sergey Guzev.

Sultan Aliev Professional career

On February 5, 2012, Aliev made his professional Combat Sambo debut at Combat Sambo Russia Championship 2012 Finale. However, he lost the match against Vyacheslav Vasilevsky. But in Combat Sambo Russia Championship 2014 Finale Aliev defeated Vyacheslav Vasilevsky and became World Combat Sambo Champion.

[ CAPTION: Sultan Aliev at UFC][ SOURCE: Sherdog ]

But in Russian Nationals 2016, he lost the match against Khakis Ibragimov in semifinals and after that he got retirement. Likewise, Aliev began his MMA career in ProFC in April 2011 and defeated Sergey Guzev in his first fight at following year’s ProFC 14. He further got a victory at  ProFC – Union Nation Cup and ProFC: Grand Prix Global. 

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Later in 2013, Aliev was announced to be participating in Bellator Season 8 Middleweight tournament. He made his debut on February 14, 2013, at Bellator 89. In his debut match, Aliev faced Mikkel Parlo and was able to get the victory. Moreover, he further participated in Bellator 92 but lost the match against Doug Marshall in semifinals. 

[ CAPTION: Sultan Aliev vs. Kenny Robertson ][ SOURCE: Mixedmartialarts ]

Similarly, Aliev was announced to sign a contract with the UFC on May 7, 2014. Well, he made his promotional debut at UFC on Fox 14 against Kenny Robertson on January 24, 2015. But he eventually lost the match via knockout. However, he got a victory in rest of the fights. And his current MMA record includes 14 wins, 2 loss, and 0 draws. 

Sultan Aliev Personal life

The professional martial artist, Sultan Aliev is widely known to all by his profession. With his incredible fighting skills and stunning looks, Aliev has won the hearts of several fans. Although he is a popular martial artist, Aliev often keeps his personal details under the shade.

[ CAPTION: Sultan Aliev ][ SOURCE: Sherdog ]

Till date, Aliev hasn’t disclosed anything about his love life. So, it is still unknown whether he is married or still single. Well, if he is already married or dating someone, we wish him a successful life ahead and hope he soon reveals everything about his personal life.

Sultan Aliev Net worth

Sultan Aliev surely earns a decent amount of money from his multiple profession. He is still active in MMA career. Aliev has fought several matches and has got victory over many martial artists. Well, his career’s total disclosed earning is $20,000. However, his salary hasn’t been disclosed yet. The net worth of the MMA fighters is around $5-$10 million.