Sultan Aliev was born on 17th of September 1984, in Kaspiysk, Dagestan, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. His birth sign is Virgo. Regarding his nationality, Aliev is a Russian and is of Avar descent as well as a devout Sunni Muslim.
At the age of twenty-three, Aliev began Combat Sambo, and two years later, he won the 2009 Combat Sambo European Championship in Milan, Italy. The following year, he earned the rank “International Master o Sports in Combat Sambo”.
The substantial source of Aliev’s income is his professional MMA career. Presently he is signed to UFC where he has made the career earnings of around $30,000. He took home $8000 and $20,000 from his first and second UFC fight respectively.
However, his salary and net worth have not been disclosed yet. He might have earned well from his previous fights in different other promotion.
On 5th February 2012, Sultan Aliev got defeated by Vyacheslav Vasilevsky on Combat Sambo Russia Championship Finale via unanimous decision.
On 24th February 2014, he faced Vasilevsky for the second time and marked his victory on at Combat Sambo Russia Championship final.
Further, he earned World Combat Sambo Champion title, on 24th November 2014.
In Russia Nationals 2016, he could not beat Khakis Ibragimov and get defeated via knockout in the semifinal and retired from the championship.
Sultan Aliev made his professional MMA career debut at ProFC – Union Nation Cup 14, where he faced Sergey Guzev and kissed the victory via unanimous decision in the round two.
Further, he defeated Hracho Darpinyan, Fuad Gadyrov, and Marcin Elsner at ProFC: Union Nation Cup Final, Grand Prix Global Caucasus, and Grand Prix Global Finals respectively.
In 2013, Aliev was named as one of the competitors of the Bellator Season 8 Middleweight tournament.
On 14th February 2013, he made his debut at Bellator 89 against Mikkel Parlo. He won the fight in the round three via unanimous decision.
He next faced Dough Marshall at Bellator 92. He lost the fight by split decision in the 3rd round of the fight.
On 7th May 2014, Sultan Aliev signed a contract with Ultimate Fighting Championship. He made his promotional debut against Kenny Robertson at UFC on Fox 14, on 24th of January 2015. Nonetheless, he lost the fight in the first round due to KO punches.
His second UFC fight came on 17th December 2016, against Bojan Velickovic. He won the fight by split decision in the third round.
He faced Warlley Alves at UFC 224, on 12th of May 2018 and was defeated via TKO (doctor stoppage) in the second round.
Like other celebrity, Sultan Aliev has maintained his personal life in low profile and has shared less to no information. Also, he has kept his Instagram account private. The information related to his love life such as his relationship status, girlfriend or wife, is still the subject of curiosity.
Hence, Aliev is possibly single and unmarried as per our record.
He is 6 ft. tall in height with the body weight of 77 kg.