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Lightweight Division

Not Fighting

"Warrior"

Zubaira Tukhugov

Lightweight Division

20-6-1 (W-L-D)

7

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Zubaira Tukhugov

athlete record

Info

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

Status
Not Fighting
Place of Birth
USSR, Russia
Trains at
Tiger Muay Thai - Phuket, Thailand
Fighting style
Striker
Age
32
Height
68.00
Weight
157.50
Octagon Debut
Feb. 15, 2014
Reach
68.00
Leg reach
38.50
  • Pro since 2010

     
  • Seven wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)

     
  • Has won 11 of his last 15 (11-3-1)

     
  • Seven first round finishes

UFC 284 (2/11/23) Tukhugov lost a three round split decision to Elves Brener 

UFC 267 (10/30/21) Tukhugov won a three round unanimous decision over Ricardo Ramos

UFC 253 (9/27/20) Tukhugov lost a three round split decision to Hakeem Dawodu

UFC Fight Night (2/23/20) Tukhugov stopped Kevin Aguilar via strikes at 3:21 of the first round

UFC 242 (9/7/19) Tukhugov fought to a three round draw with Lerone Murphy

UFC 198 (5/14/16) Tukhugov lost a three round split decision to Renato Moicano

UFC Fight Night (12/10/15) Tukhugov won a three round split decision over Phillipe Nover

UFC Fight Night (10/4/14) Tukhugov stopped Ernest Chavez via strikes at 4:21 of the first round

UFC Fight Night (2/15/14) Tukhugov won a three round unanimous decision over Douglas Silva

TRAINING: Muay Thai 8am, Strength/ Conditioning 1-2, Wrestling/ Sparring 4-6,Personal Training 7:30



When and why did you start training for fighting? Started MMA at 18 years old. I watched UFC, and that got my interest.



What ranks and titles have you held? Runner Up - World Championship in Hand to Hand Combat, National Russia Champion in Combat Sambo at 68kgs



What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It is my dream to be a UFC Champion, and this is the first step.



Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Moscow National University, Economist Degree



What was your job before you started fighting? I went straight from school into professional fighting.



Ranks in any martial arts styles: Master of Sports Hand to Hand Combat, Master of Sports Combat Sambo



Favorite grappling technique: Rear Naked Choke



Favorite Striking technique: Right Cross