Muhammad Mokaev

Muhammad Mokaev

Personal Information

Full Name Muhammad Mokaev
Date of Birth July 30, 2000
Age 22
Nationality British
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 125 lb (57 kg)
Nickname The Punisher

Muhammad Mokaev News

"I’m here without the opponent" - Muhammad Mokaev calls out "another tough challenger" after Brandon Royval goes "silent" "I’m here without the opponent" - Muhammad Mokaev calls out "another tough challenger" after Brandon Royval goes "silent"
"I’m here without the opponent" - Muhammad Mokaev calls out "another tough challenger" after Brandon Royval goes "silent"
"Tf UFC just done?" - Undefeated star Muhammad Mokaev questions Steve Erceg getting flyweight title shot at UFC 301 "Tf UFC just done?" - Undefeated star Muhammad Mokaev questions Steve Erceg getting flyweight title shot at UFC 301
"Tf UFC just done?" - Undefeated star Muhammad Mokaev questions Steve Erceg getting flyweight title shot at UFC 301
"If it goes to decision, don’t give me a title fight again” - Muhammed Mokaev eyes clash against Brandon Royval and promises to finish ‘Raw Dawg' "If it goes to decision, don’t give me a title fight again” - Muhammed Mokaev eyes clash against Brandon Royval and promises to finish ‘Raw Dawg'
"If it goes to decision, don’t give me a title fight again” - Muhammed Mokaev eyes clash against Brandon Royval and promises to finish ‘Raw Dawg'
"At age of 23 your professional record was 2-1" - Muhammad Mokaev claps back at top UFC flyweight's criticism of his latest win "At age of 23 your professional record was 2-1" - Muhammad Mokaev claps back at top UFC flyweight's criticism of his latest win
"At age of 23 your professional record was 2-1" - Muhammad Mokaev claps back at top UFC flyweight's criticism of his latest win
"Fighting some cans" - Muhammad Mokaev retorts after Brandon Royval labels the rising UFC flyweight "boring" "Fighting some cans" - Muhammad Mokaev retorts after Brandon Royval labels the rising UFC flyweight "boring"
"Fighting some cans" - Muhammad Mokaev retorts after Brandon Royval labels the rising UFC flyweight "boring"

Muhammad Mokaev: A Brief Biography

Muhammad Mokaev is a mixed martial artist and freestyle wrestler from England. He competes in the flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), having previously fought in Brave Combat Federation (BCF). He currently holds the #12 ranking in the UFC flyweight division.


Muhammad Mokaev


Latest News Update for Muhammad Mokaev


Muhammad Mokaev won his fight against Jafel Filho on March 18, 2023, at UFC 286 via a neck crank submission.


UFC 286: Edwards v Usman 3
UFC 286: Mokaev vs. Filho



Muhammad Mokaev Facts



Birth PlaceBuynaksk, Dagestan, Russia
Father’s NameMurad Mokaev
Star SignLeo
Last Fight Earnings$37,000
Age22
MMA Debut2020
MMA Record10-0-0 (1NC)
AchievementsTanko FC Flyweight Champion
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter


Early Life and Career


Muhammad Mokaev began his amateur MMA career in November 2015 and achieved four victories by the end of 2016. At the young age of 16, on February 11, 2017, he won the flyweight championship for Tanko FC, earning a unanimous decision victory over his opponent.


Over the following four years, he went undefeated, winning the IMMAF Amateur junior bantamweight championship in both 2018 and 2019. Initially, Mokaev trained at Kaobon MMA gym in Liverpool, where he was taught by Colin Heron. Mokaev had once stated that he had to clean the mats at the gym to earn his gym membership.


Muhammad Mokaev’s Career in Brave Combat Federation


Muhammad Mokaev's first professional fight took place on August 1, 2020, in Sweden at Brave Combat Federation 37, where he defeated Glenn McVeigh with a unanimous decision victory. He received a "Fight of the Night Bonus" for this bout.


In his third fight, Mokaev faced Jamie Kelly from Rochdale, fighting out of the SBG gym under Martin Stapleton. He won the match with a rear-naked choke and received another "Fight of the Night" bonus.


Mokaev also won his next fight against Dave Jones in the third round, which took place in Glasgow under the Celtic Gladiator 28 promotion.


He faced Abdul Hussein at Brave Combat Federation 49 and emerged victorious after a grueling 15-minute fight that was described as "non-stop scrambling." However, his fight against Ibragim Nazurov at Brave Combat Federation 51 was declared a no-contest due to a low blow in the first round.


In his last fight under this promotion, Mokaev defeated Blaine O'Driscoll at Brave Combat Federation 54 in the second round with a rear-naked choke.


Muhammad Mokaev’s Career in UFC


On November 17, 2021, Muhammad Mokaev signed a contract with the UFC.


His first UFC fight was against Cody Durden on March 19, 2022, which he won in the first round with a guillotine choke. He received the Performance of the Night award for this victory.


In his second UFC fight, Mokaev faced Charles Johnson at UFC Fight Night 212 on July 23, 2022, and won via unanimous decision.


Mokaev then faced Malcolm Gordon at UFC 280 on October 22, 2022, and won in the third round with an armbar submission.


Mokaev defeated Jafel Filho on March 18, 2023, at UFC 286 via a neck crank submission.


UFC 286: Edwards v Usman 3
UFC 286: Mokaev vs. Filho


Muhammad Mokaev Record


ResultRecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Win10-0 (1)Jafel FilhoSubmission (neck crank)UFC 28618 March 202334:32London, England
Win9–0 (1)Malcolm GordonSubmission (armbar)UFC 28022 October 202234:26Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Win8–0 (1)Charles JohnsonDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Aspinall23 July 202235:00London, England
Win7–0 (1)Cody DurdenSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC Fight Night: Volkov vs. Aspinall19 March 202210:58London, England
Win6–0 (1)Blaine O'DriscollSubmission (rear-naked choke)Brave CF 5425 September 202121:36Konin, Poland
NC5–0 (1)Ibragim NavruzovNC (accidental groin kick)Brave CF 514 June 202111:24Minsk, Belarus
Win5–0Abdul HusseinDecision (unanimous)Brave CF 4925 March 202135:00Manama, Bahrain
Win4–0Dave JonesTKO (submission to punches)Celtic Gladiator 2822 November 202032:11Glasgow, Scotland
Win3–0Jamie KellySubmission (rear-naked choke)Brave CF 431 October 202032:11Manama, Bahrain
Win2–0Hayden SherriffTKO (body kick and punches)Celtic Gladiator 2722 August 202010:51Manchester, England
Win1–0Glenn McVeighDecision (unanimous)Brave CF 371 August 202035:00Stockholm, Sweden


Muhammad Mokaev’s Most Popular Fights


Muhammad Mokaev vs. Blaine O’Driscoll


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FAQs on Muhammad Mokaev


What is Muhammad Mokaev's nickname?

Muhammad Mokaev's nickname is "The Punisher."


What division does Muhammad Mokaev compete in?

Muhammad Mokaev currently competes in the flyweight division of the UFC.


What is Muhammad Mokaev's professional MMA record?

Muhammad Mokaev holds a professional MMA record of 10 wins and 0 losses.




Last Updated On 19th March 2023