Albert Duraev

Albert Duraev

Personal Information

Full Name Albert Duraev
Age 34
Nationality Russian
Nickname Machete

Albert Duraev: A Brief Biography

Albert Duraev is a 34-year-old Russian mixed martial artist competing in the middleweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Duraev is a former ACB middleweight and welterweight champion.

UFC Fight Night: Kattar v Emmett
Albert Duraev

Latest News Update for Albert Duraev

Albert Duraev, for his last fight, faced Chidi Njokuani and won the bout via decision on March 25, 2023, at UFC Fight Night: Vera vs. Sandhagen.

Albert Duraev Facts

Birth PlaceVolgograd, Russia
Star SignCapricorn
EducationDegree in law
MMA Debut2011
MMA Record16-4-0
AchievementsFormer ACB middleweight and welterweight champion
Social MediaInstagram,

Early Life and Career

Albert Duraev was born on January 5, 1989, in Volgograd, Russia, and started training in wrestling when he was 10. Duraev made his professional debut on September 28, 2011, and won the fight via an armbar submission.

On September 14, 2021, Albert Duraev submitted Caio Bittencourt in the first round and earned the UFC contract.

Albert Duraev’s Career in UFC

Albert ‘Machete’ Duraev made his octagon debut on October 30, 2021, against Roman Kopylov at UFC 267. Duraev won the fight via unanimous decision.

‘Machete’ for his second fight faced Joaquin Buckley and lost the fight via doctor’s stoppage in the second round.

UFC Fight Night: Kattar v Emmett
Albert Duraev vs. Joaquin Buckley

Albert Duraev Record

WinChidi NjokuaniUFC Fight Night: Vera vs. SandhagenDecision35:00
LossJoaquin BuckleyUFC on ESPN 37 - Kattar vs. Emmett Jun / 18 / 2022KO/TKO25:00
WinRoman KopylovUFC 267 - Blachowicz vs. Teixeira Oct / 30 / 2021Decision (Unanimous)35:00
WinCaio BitencourtDana White's Contender Series - Contender Series 2021: Week 3 Sep / 14 / 2021Submission (Neck Crank)13:29
WinPiotr StrusACB 89 - Abdul-Aziz vs. Bagov Sep / 08 / 2018Decision (Unanimous)55:00
WinVyacheslav VasilevskyACB 77 - Abdulvakhabov vs. Vartanyan Dec / 23 / 2017TKO (Punches)13:47
WinClifford StarksACB 67 - Cooper vs. Berkhamov Aug / 19 / 2017Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)22:34
WinMichail TsarevACB 35 - In Memory of Guram Gugenishvili May / 06 / 2016TKO (Punches)12:14
WinUstarmagomed GadzhidaudovACB 22 - St. Petersburg Sep / 12 / 2015Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)53:40
WinSergey KhandozhkoACB 20 - Sochi Jun / 14 / 2015Decision (Unanimous)35:00
WinPatrik KinclACB 16 - Grand Prix Berkut 2015 Stage 3 Apr / 17 / 2015Submission (Triangle Choke)34:50
WinDamian BilasACB 13 - Poland Jan / 31 / 2015Submission (North-South Choke)12:37
LossAnatoly TokovM-1 Global - M-1 Challenge 46 Mar / 14 / 2014KO (Punches)13:21
WinMelvin van SuijdamM-1 Global - M-1 Challenge 40 Jun / 08 / 2013Submission (Rear-Naked Choke)13:08
WinJulio Cesar AlvesM-1 Challenge 37 - Khamanaev vs. Puhakka Feb / 27 / 2013TKO (Punches)23:51
LossRamazan EmeevM-1 Global - Fedor vs. Rizzo Jun / 21 / 2012KO (Punches)11:36
LossEvgeni FomenkoUC - Unity Championships 2 Mar / 01 / 2012KO (Knee)20:00
WinXavier Foupa-PokamM-1 Global - Fedor vs. Monson Nov / 20 / 2011Submission (Triangle Choke)22:37
WinAli AkhmedovUC - Unity Championships Oct / 28 / 2011Submission (Armbar)10:00
WinMagomedsalam KaynurovRMAU - Musail Alaudinov Selection Sep / 28 / 2011Submission (Armbar)14:49

FAQs on Albert Duraev

Q1. Who has Albert Duraev lost to in the UFC?

Albert Duraev has only lost to Joaquin Buckley in the UFC.

Q2. How many fights has Albert Duraev had in the UFC?

Albert Duraev has had three fights in the UFC so far.

*Last updated on March 27, 2023.

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