Askar ‘Syypulaevich’ Askarove, also known as Askar Askarov, is a Russian Freestyle Wrestler and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter. He is currently a member of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where he competes in the Flyweight division. He is nicknamed ‘Bullet’. 

Quick Info
Full NameAskar Syypulaevich Askarove
Date Of Birth9th October, 1992
Birth PlaceKamysh-kutan, Akhvakhsky District, Republic of Dagestan, Russia
ProfessionFreestyle Wrestler
Mixed Martial Artist
Martial StatusSingle
Girl FriendN/A
Height5 ft 6 in
57 kg
Age27 Years Old
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
Zodiac SignLibra
Net Worth $0.5 Million
Total Match Played15
Wins: 14
Losses: 0
Draw: 1

How was the Askar Akarov childhood?

Askar Akarov was born on 9th of October, 1992 in Kamysh-kutan, Akhvakhsky District, Republic of Dagestan, Russia. He hasn’t given up information regarding his childhood days or family members. He was born deaf and can only hear about 20% of what the average person can hear. As more information about his early life or family members becomes available, we will update this section.

Askar Askarov
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Nationality and Physical features

Askar Akarov’s nationality is Russian and his ethnicity is White.

He has an athletic build of height 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 m and weighs 57 kg or 125 lbs. Askar’s body measurements are not known. He has dark hair and the color of his eyes is also black. 

Askar Askarov zodiac sign is Libra. 



Askar Akarov’s educational background is unknown. He has not shared any information about his education with others since he is a private individual. Askar Akarov does seem to be a well-educated individual. If we learn something new about his education, we will notify our readers.



The MMA fighter has left Askar Akarov fans in the dark about his love life, with neither the media/public nor Askar confirming any details about him being married, dating, or having a girlfriend. With little or no detail about Askarov’s personal life, he is assumed to be single.


How did Askar Akarov started his career?

Before turning pro in 2013, Askar Akarov has competed in Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB), where Askar Askarov claimed the ACB Flyweight Championship and was a gold medalist in the 2017 Summer Deaflympics 61 kg freestyle wrestling.

Askar Askarov
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Askar Askarov entered the UFC in 2019, playing his first game against Brandon Moreno on the main card of UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens. The fight ended in a tie. On the 18th of January 2020, he fought against Tim Elliott in UFC 246. In the third round, he won by unanimous vote.

In round three of UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez, Askar Akarov won a majority decision over Alexandra Pantoja. Askar Askarov is reportedly ranked 3 in the UFC flyweight rankings, as of July 31, 2020. On March 7, 2021, Askar Akarov defeated Joseph Benavidez in a fight.


Social Media

Askar Akarov is quite active on his social media with 128K followers on Instagram (@askar_mma) and 2,224 followers on Twitter (@askar_mma). Askar is not active on other social media platforms. 


How much is Askar Akarov net worth?

In reality, regardless of whether they win or lose, UFC fighters are paid a base salary on fight night. There are also “win bonus,” “fight of the night” bonuses, and “performance of the night” bonuses, which are usually $50,000 extra for fighters who do exceptionally well on fight night.

Askar Askarov
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At UFC Fight Night: Rodrguez vs. Stephens, Askarov won $10,000 to reveal and $3,500 in fight week bonus pay in his first UFC fight. At UFC 246 he went for a $10,000 to screen, $10,000 win bonus, and $3,500 fight week incentive pay in his second fight. At UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2, he won $12,000 to screen, $12,000 win bonus, and $3,500 fight week incentive pay.

Prior to joining the UFC, he competed heavily at ACB, making a good living. The fighter earns money outside of the ring through endorsements and sponsorships. Askar Askarov is seen supporting FITROO on his Instagram feed. His net worth is expected to be $0.5 million in 2021.


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