Artem Lobov Biography

( 1986 - )
September 24, 2019
First published on:September 9, 2018
by John Von

Facts of Artem Lobov

Date of Birth: 1986, August 11
Age: 33 years old
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Name Artem Lobov
Birth Place Gorky, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Famous Name Artem Lobov
Horoscope Leo
Father Nationality Russian
Salary $202,500
Contract UFC
Career Earnings $202,500
Sponsors Gym King
No. of Twitter Followers 59.5K
No. of Instagram Followers 369k followers
Weight 145 lb
Current team UFC Fighter
Nationality Irish/Russian
Profession mixed martial arts
Started career as a fighter of Cage Warriors
Currently Working For fighter of UFC
Awards Fight of the Night (One time) vs. Cub Swanson
Currently Married Yes
Married to Nicole McQuillan
Divorce No

Artem Lobov is a Russian Mixed Martial Arts fighter who is currently competing for American famous MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighters Championship in the featherweight division.

 

Apart from being the member of SBG Ireland, he also fought for several British MMA promotions, Cage Warriors and Cage Contenders.

Net Worth - $200,000

Artem Lobov's career earning is reportedly around $202,500. As of 2019, Artem Lobov's net worth is reportedly around $200,000. Further, he is SBG's one of the best fighters and is Conor McGregor's spiring partner which further exposes him to super fights. 

Lobov reportedly received $17,000 per fight as his salary from the UFC, prior to his release. Artem Lobov in his last bout against Michael Johnson received $22,000 ($17,000 to show, $5,000 fight week incentive pay).

Hence, we assume that he is earning a good amount of money through his MMA career which is expected to increase as his career progress to the next level. 

Wife - Nicole McQuillan

Talking about his personal life, he is married to his wife Nicole McQuillan. However, the details about their wedding are still undercover.  

 
 
 
 
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#Repost @nicolesherisemcquillan (@get_repost) ・・・ Our family is getting bit bigger#23weekspregnant #myangel

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Besides, the couple is a parent of an adorable baby boy whose deatils are still out of reach of media.

Artem Lobov with his wife and son
SOURCE: Instagram

Apart from love life, Artem is currently a Straight Blast Gym's up and is Conor Mcgregor's best friend as well as his sparring partner.

Read Related: Artem Lobov Turns Free Agent After His UFC Release, The Goat Eyes On Various Other MMA Promotions

Controversy

Artem was caught into a controversy after he reportedly talked trash about a fellow lightweight fighter Khabib online. Khabib Nurmagomedov's with team members were seen surrounding Artem in a hotel, before UFC 223 event which was the main reason behind the dolly bus incident before UFC 223. The whole incident later gave way to the UFC 229 event, which is UFC's one of the biggest pay-per-view events between Khabib and Conor.

Furthermore, there is also no rumors, controversy, scandals added to his name as he is focused on his developing his MMA career rather being involved in any sort of relationship and other troubles.

Early Life

Artem Lobov was born on 11 August 1986 in Gorky, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He is of Russian nationality having a white ethnicity.

Also Read: Why Do People Call Artem Lobov The GOAT, Isn't His Octagon Name The Russian Hammer?

While there is no information about his parents, siblings and educational background, it is known that he has an interest in combat sports since his early childhood days. To pursue his MMA career, he trained under several tutors and institutes.

Career

After gaining a decent exposure in his amateur career, he made his professional MMA debut in 2010. He started his professional career with Cage Warriors.

He lost his debut match against Patrick Vickers through a unanimous decision. Lobov later went to compete for various promotions such as Cage Contenders, Absolute Championship Berkut and the Ultimate Fighter.

Artem Lobov made his UFC debut in 2015. He took on Ryan Hall during the Ultimate Fighter Finale 22 in December 2015. He lost the bout through a unanimous decision and later faced Alex White at UFC Fight Night 82 on February 6, 2016.

Lobov took on Cub Swanson during the event of UFC Fight Night 108. He lost the match via unanimous decision however his performances earned him the Fight of the Night performances.

The Russian MMA fighter later had a match against Andre Fili on October 21, 2017, during UFC Fight Night 118 but lost the match via a unanimous decision.


CAPTION: Artem Lobov
SOURCE: SportsJOE.ie

Artem was expected to face against Zubaira Tukhugov during the event UFC Fight Night 138 that on October 27, 2018, but the match was canceled after Thkhugov was found involved in the Conor McGregor Vs Khabib Nurmagomedov aftermatch brawl which saw him terminate his contract with UFC. He instead faced Michael Johnson but was defeated via unanimous decision.

Facts and Stats

The Russian MMA featherweight athlete, Artem Lobov stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 66 kg. He has a reach of 65 inches which he uses to his maximum effect during his matches on his competitors.


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