Omari Akhmedov

by John Von 02 May,2018
Omari Akhmedov
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Omari Sirazhudinovich Akhmedov
  • Birth Place Kizlyar, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Famous Name Omari Akhmedov
  • Father Unknown
  • Mother Unknown
  • Net Worth more than $ 2.5 million
  • Nationality Russian
  • Currently Working For UFC
  • Boyfriend No

Omari Sirazhudinovich Akhmedov is a Russian professional Mixed Martial artist who fights under the Welterweight category in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Due to his incredible fighting skill, he has been given the nicknames likes Lakets, Wolverine and Bonus Money.

Omari Akhmedov’s Early Career

Omari Akmedov was born to a Sunni Muslim family on October 12, 1987, in Dagestan, formerly known as Kizlyar, Russia. He holds a Russian nationality. 

He was interested in freestyle wrestling from his early days as a child and was an accomplished combat sambo, Russian hand to hand combat as well as proficient in Russian pankration before switching to MMA.

Omari Akhmedov’s Net worth

As his annual salary is generally not exactly known, nut according to the sources and various media reports, he is estimated to earn around $ 50,000 per fight.

He has amassed a large amount of money through his impressive performance and wins at the UFC arena.

So his net worth accumulated over his UFC career could be well above $ 2.5 million.

Omari Akhmedov’s Career

He made his  MMA debut against Iskhan Zakharian on January 30, 2010, at ProFC: Night Night and won with near naked choke hold.

Akmedov later signed a four contract deal with the America MMA promotion, Ultimate Fighting Championship.

He made his UFC debut against Thiago Perpetuo on November 9, 2013, at the UFC event, UFC Fight Night 32 and a hard-fought contest, he won via knockout.

Along with the win, he also won the Fight of the night bonus award.

In his welterweight debut, he faced off against Gunnar Nelson on March 8, 2014, and lost through guillotine choke submission hold in the first round. He was expected to face Lyman Good on December 10, 2015, at UFCNight 80 and instead was replaced by Sergio Morales.

Akmedeov replaced Dominique Steel and fought against Kyle Noke on November  27, 2016, at UFC Fight Night 101 and won through a unanimous decision.

He next went against Abdul Razak  Al Hassan on May 28, 2017, and won through a split decision.

Akmedeov fought with Marvin Vettori on December 30, 2017, at UFC 219 and bout ended in a draw.

Omari Akhmedov’s Personal Life

Currently, 30, he stands at a height of 6 feet and weighs around 84 kg. Omari Akhmedov is master of several disciplines of fighting styles like Sambo as well as hand to hand technique has a reach of 73 inches which he uses to a good effect during his bout.

Talking about his private and personal life, he seems to secretive about sharing to the public and media.

He has not been drawn into any major controversy and rumors surrounding to him is rare, as he focuses mostly on his career at MMA and UFC.

As per our record, the Russian born Omari Akhmedov is possible to single and unmarried.

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