Rafael Fiziev is a professional mixed martial artist who has competed in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championships) and given the title fight of the night (two times) and performance of the night (one time). In addition to that, he is also a 3x times Kyrgyzstan Muay That Champion of (2007, 2008, 2009).
Fiziev has fought 11 professional matches on where he won 11 (6 by knockout, 1 by submission, and 3 by decision) and losses 1 (by knockout). In addition, he has also fought 47 kickboxing matches on where he won 39 times and lost 8 times. He fights under the team of Tiger Muay Thai and Phuket Top Team. Similarly, Fiziev is ranked 13th in the world of UFC lightweight champions.
Now, let’s know more about Rafael Fiziev’s early life, his overall fighting career, age, relationship status, net worth, and active social media accounts.
Rafael Fiziev Early Life
Rafael Fiziev was born on 5 March 1993 in Korday, Kazakhstan. He is now a resident of Phuket, Thailand from where he has started his fighting career. Fiziev is about 5ft 8 in tall and weighs around 155 lb (70 kg). Besides, he is also called by his nickname “Ataman”.
Fiziev’s mother was a Russian who fell in love with his Azerbaijani father. Both of the parents love Fiziev from childhood and always support his dream and hobby.
When Fiziev was a child his dad bought him and his cousin’s boxing gloves. Fiziev always got beaten up by his cousins and hate boxing. Besides, he also hates his school because he used to get bullied all the time.
Things changed for Fiziev after he left the school when he was a teenager and joined Muay Thai. During his time on Thai muay, he started focusing on boxing as well as sambo, Jiu-Jitsu, and other wrestling.
Rafael Fiziev Age
Rafael Fiziev is currently 28 years old.
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Rafael Fiziev Career
Fiziev started his career in the Thai Muay fighting tournament. He first competed in 2010 against Sergey Kulyaba and wins the match by decision. Later on, he competed in Bangla Stadium in Patong Thailand, and manages to win the match by left hook KO.
He fights under the Muay Thai for several years and wins several battles and also lost a few. His last fight for the professional Myau Thai was in 2017 in Phoneix FC 3 event held in London England on where he losses the fight against Leyton Collmore by unanimous decision.
After battling in the Thai Muay Fiziev first debuted in Lightweight MMA fighting in July 2015 in the W.I.N FC event held in Shenzen China. He wins the match against Sam Bastin by flying knee KO. A year later, he again competed in Boroda FC in 2016 and manage to win the match against Gunduz Nabiev by rear-naked choke submission.
Besides, Fiziev fought the MMA fighting for several years till 2018. After that, he first debuted in the UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs Oleinik against Magomed Mustafaev and lost the match by spinning back kick and punches TKO.
From his first loss in UC, he never looks back and again participates in October 2019 UFC Fight Night Maia vs Askren held in Kallang Singapore. At that time he wins the match against Alex White by unanimous decision.
Following that, he again competed in 2020 UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs Benavidez 2 and secure his 1st place fighting against Marc Diakiese and was named as the fight of the night. Later in December, Fiziev once again wins the UFC match by defeating Renato Moicano by KO punches and named as the performance of the night.
Fiziev recent fight was on 1 August 2021 in the UFC 265 on where he won the match by defeating Bobby Green by unanimous decision. Besides, Fiziev said he is coming back to UFC 155 on his Twitter account on August 29, 2021, which can be his next fight.
Rafael Fiziev Relationship
We didn’t have any information regarding Rafael Fiziev past and current relationship. So we assume that he is single and focusing on his fighting career.
Rafael Fiziev Net Worth
Rafael Fiziev is a successful UFC and MMA fighter whose net worth is estimated at around $1 million.
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Rafael Fiziev Social Media
Rafael Fiziev is also quite active on his social media accounts. He has over 328k followers on his Instagram account and over 19.9k followers on his Twitter account.