Russian featherweight who has risen to fame for his career in international promotions, including Fight Nights Global. He began his career 17-0 before losing his first fight at Fight Nights Global 54.
He began his mixed martial arts training in 2007 at a Sambo-based Moscow club. He made his professional MMA debut in 2009.
He won the gold medal in combat sambo at the 2010 World Sambo Championships. He defeated Dioginis Souza at Fight Nights Global 50 in June 2016.
He has one brother named Azamat. His parents' names are Rabadan and Patimat.
He and Artem Lobov have been close personal friends.