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Light Heavyweight Division


Bogdan Guskov

Light Heavyweight Division

15-3-0 (W-L-D)


Wins by Knockout


Wins by Submission


First Round Finishes

Bogdan Guskov

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Learn more about Bogdan Guskov's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Place of Birth
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Fighting style
Octagon Debut
Sep. 2, 2023
Leg reach
  • Pro since 2015
  • 13 wins by KO, two by submission (Triangle, RNC)
  • Has won five of his last six bouts
  • 12 first-round finishes
  • Seven wins in 87 seconds or less

UFC Fight Night (2/10/24) Guskov stopped Zac Pauga via strikes at 3:38 of the first round 

UFC Fight Night (9/2/23) Guskov was submitted by Volkan Oezdemir via rear naked choke at 3:46 of the first round

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training at the age of eight in order to be able to protect myself and my family if needed. Another reason why I started this sport is because of adrenaline - I love and thrive in adrenaline.

What ranks and titles have you held? Master of Sports in Boxing, Master of Sports in MMA. Silver Medalist in K-1 Moscow. MMA Champion of Uzbekistan. BJJ brown belt. Uzbekistan National Champion in Kickboxing.

Do you have any heroes? I don’t have heroes; every person is a hero in his own way.

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means the world to me, my whole life. I trained for this moment and now I get to showcase my talent in front of the whole world on the biggest platform that is available in the world of fighting. UFC is my chance to show the world who I am.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Bachelor’s Degree, my profession is welder.

What was your job before you started fighting? I was a bouncer at a club.

Favorite grappling technique: Anaconda choke

Favorite Striking technique: Uppercut