Omari Akhmedov

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Birthday
12, 1987
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1987 (age 32)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Mixed martial artist who debuted in Ultimate Fighting Championship as a welterweight fighter in November 2013. He was previously a hugely successful fighter in other disciplines, having been a champion in sambo, pankration and hand-to-hand combat. 

Before Fame

He grew up in Dagestan, Russia and got his start as a freestyle wrestler. 

Trivia

His UFC fights against Thiago Perpétuo and Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos both earned Fight of the Night honors. 

Family Life

He is of Lak descent and comes from a Sunni Muslim family.

Associated With

He fought Sergio Moraes in December 2015.