Islam Makhachev 2023 – Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Endorsements

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Islam Makhachev is being touted as the next Khabib Nurmagomedov and here is his net worth, salary, records, endorsements and a lot more

Islam Makhachev facts

Birth PlaceMakhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
Father’s NameTo be updated
Mother’s NameTo be updated
Star SignScorpio
Net Worth (2023)$1 million (Estimated)
Last Fight Earnings$500,000 (estimated)
Date of BirthOctober 27, 1991
EducationTo be updated
MMA Debut2010
MMA Record23-1
AchievementsUFC lightweight champion
Marital Status Married
EndorsementsWahed Invest

Islam Makhachev is another rising star from the Dagestan stable and there is a lot of hype around the 30-year-old.

Many have already claimed that he is better than Khabib Nurmagomedov, and the pair have been training for a while.

The 31-year-old has impressed in his short time in the UFC and here is more about his net worth, family and MMA record.

Islam Makhachev Net worth and payouts

Islam Makhachev has earned more than $1 Million, thanks to his fighting career and has a net worth of approximately $1 million in the year 2023.

The Russian also earned a massive $116,000 in his fight against Thiago Moises, where he recorded another win.

Islam Makhachev defeated Drew Dober at UFC 259
Islam Makhachev ahead of a weigh-in prior to the UFC Fight Night 163 at the CSKA Arena. Valery Sharifulin/TASS PUBLICATIONxINxGERxAUTxONLY TS0C243F

His biggest payday came against Bobby Green in 2022. For his first-round TKO win, Makhachev supposedly earned an impressive $500,000.

Islam Makhachev MMA and UFC record

Islam Makhachev currently has an MMA record of 23 wins and one loss. He also has a record of twelve wins and one loss in his UFC career.

Islam, like Khabib Nurmagomedov, started his MMA career in Russian and Ukraine. He fought several talents in those countries and amassed an 11-0 record before coming to the UFC.

Islam Makhachev has trained with Khabib Nurmagomedov
Islam Makhachev (T) of Russia fights against Nik Lentz (B) of United States in their lightweight bout during UFC 208 at the Barclays Center on February 11, 2017 in the Brooklyn Borough of New York City. (Photo by Anthony Geathers/Getty Images)

The Russian won his debut fight in the UFC with ease. However, Makhachev lost his next one to Adriano Martins thanks to a KO.

Makhachev has been exceptional since that loss and currently is on a nine-fight win streak. He defeated Davi Ramos and got the better of Drew Dober and Thiago Moises.

Following a win over Moises, Makhachev took on the seasoned Dan Hooker at UFC 267. It took him just 2 minutes and 25 seconds to beat the Kiwi – via submission.

He then beat Bobby Green and eventually earned a title shot against Charles Oliveira at UFC 280. In only the second round, Makhachev beat Oliveira to clinch lightweight gold.

His MMA record is 23 wins and 1 loss.

Islam Makhachev Family, Personal Life and Endorsements

There isn’t a lot known about Islam Makhachev regarding his family but in an interview, he confirmed he had elder brothers and also hid information about his heart surgery from his mother, initially.

Islam Makhachev with Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov s father and coach Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov R and Russian mixed martial artist Islam Makhachev attend the UFC Fight Night 163 mixed martial arts event, at CSKA Arena. Valery Sharifulin/TASS PUBLICATIONxINxGERxAUTxONLY TS0C25E2

However, the big talking point is how he is related to Khabib Nurmagomedov. While the pair are not related, they have been together for a long time and have trained together since they were children.

Khabib and Islam are friends and the pair have even trained under Khabib’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.

The pair still train together under Javier Mendez and Khabib also was the cornerman when Makhachev fought Dober.

The pair are still best friends and their bond seems to be incredibly strong.

He endorses Wahed Invest.

FAQs about Islam Makhachev

What is Islam Makhachev’s net worth?

Islam Makhachev has a net worth of approximately $700,000.

When was Islam Makhachev born?

Islam Makhachev was born on the 27th of October, 1991.

Where was Islam Makhachev born?

Islam Makhachev was born in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia.

When did Islam Makhachev make his UFC debut?

Islam Makhachev made his UFC debut on the 23rd of May, 2015.

Is Islam Makhachev married?

Islam Makhachev, according to reports from 2022, is believed to be married.

What is Islam Makhachev’s MMA record?

Islam Makhachev has an MMA record of 22 wins and 1 loss.

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Edited by: Gerard Crispin