Damir Ismagulov - Updated Dec 2023

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Orenburg, Russia
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Orenburg, Russia

Damir Ismagulov

Damir Ismagulov is a Russian mixed martial artist. Moreover, Damir Ismagulov competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Lightweight category. He was the M-1 Global lightweight champion in the past.

Early life

Damir Ismagulov was born on 3rd Feburary, 1991, in Orenburg, Russia. As of now, he is 31 years old and he holds citizenship in Russia.

Furthermore, he was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius. There isn’t much information about Ismagulov’s parents and siblings. To this day, he has kept those things to himself.

Damir Ismagulov

Caption: Damir Ismagulov posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

Talking about his academic qualification, he studied at Orenburg State Pedagogical University’s Institute of Physical Culture and Sports. He used to play football, horseback riding, and track and field when he was younger.

He then moved to Orenburg for good, enrolling at the Institute of Physical Culture and Sports at the Orenburg State Pedagogical University.

Relationship Status

The professional fighter is currently single and unmarried. Moreover, Damir Ismagulov has not disclosed his relationship in public and media.

Moreover, he has not been a part of any controversy nor has he been rumored as a fighter till now.

Body measurement

Damir Ismagulov stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs nearly 70 kg. Moreover, he has short black hair and black eyes in color. Aside from them, Ismagulov’s other body measurements are not available.

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Caption: Damir Ismagulov body measurement (Source: Instagram)

Professional career

In the past, Damir had an interest in football, horseback riding, and field athletics, but when his interests changed, he became involved in mixed martial arts (MMA).

In his amateur career debut on April 3, 2014, he easily overcame Alexander Chernikh. Dmitriy Makarov, Magomed Tsechoev, and two additional MMA fighters were then defeated.

On December 20, 2014, he was defeated for the first time by Ramazan Sulebanov. He later lost against Salamat Isbulaev and Magomed Mamaev, two more fighters.

After three losses in a row, he decided to go pro. He won by TKO in his professional debut against David Bacskai.

Damir Ismagulov

Caption: Damir Ismagulov fight against another fighter (Source: Instagram)

Later, he defeated fighters like Eldar Magomedov, Sergei Andreev, Fraud Aliev, and Pedro Eugenio Granja. He fought Ramazan Esenbaev again on September 20, 2015, and this time he lost. Despite this, he maintained his strength and never gave up hope.

He faced Javier Fuentes in his following bout, which he won by TKO. Since then, he has never looked back and has won every battle he has entered. He fought Maxim Divnich on May 26, 2017, to win the vacant M-1 Lightweight Championship.

As of June 2021, Damir had a pro record of 19-1-0, with 9 knockouts, 1 submission, and the rest through a decision.

Ismagulov has fought in over 20 professional MMA fights, the most recent of which was at UFC Fight Night 157: Andrade vs. Zhang 1 year and 9 months ago.


As a UFC fighter, he has earned recognition and a name in his career. He has won the M-1 Global Lightweight Championship three times. In 2017, he was named M-1 Global Fighter of the Year.

Damir Ismagulov – Net Worth 2023

Talking about his net worth, he has around $3 million to $5 million. Apart from them, he has not revealed his income and salary.

Damir Ismagulov – Social media

Damir is active only on Instagram whereas, there are more than 277k followers. Aside from them, Damir is not active on Twitter and Facebook.