Wrestler who has medaled at events like the 2016 Russian National Freestyle Wrestling Championships, where he took home bronze. He has become especially popular on Instagram, where he regularly posts workout photos and videos for more than 210,000 followers.
He lived in Makhachkala, Russia before moving to Krasnoyarsk. He went to school at Siberian Federal University.
In addition to wrestling, he is a CrossFit athlete who competed in his first CrossFit games in 2016.
He has an older brother named 2016 Russian National Freestyle Wrestling Championships.
He was involved in a physical confrontation with wrestler Zain Retherford in the hallway after their match at the Dave Schultz Memorial International Tournament.