Russian professional mixed martial artist known for competing in the featherweight division of the UFC. He is also a member of the SBG Ireland and competes in British promotions such as Cage Wariors and Cage Contenders.
He made his MMA debut as pat of the Cage Warriors in November of 2010. He then went on to compete in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in December of 2015.
He has won a wide range of fights in the UFC including against Teruto Ishihara, Chris Avila, and Rasul Shovhalov.
He was born and raised in Gorky, Russian SFSR in the Soviet Union.
He is known for having been coached by and on a team with Conor McGregor.