Ali Shamilevich Bagautinov (Russian: Али Шамилевич Багаутинов; born June 10, 1985 in Dagestan) is a Dargin-Russian professional mixed martial artist who competed in the Flyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
|Born||June 10, 1985|
Kizlyar, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)|
|Reach||65 in (165 cm)|
|Style||Sambo, Pankration, Wrestling|
|Fighting out of||Dagestan, Russia|
|Team||Fight Nights Team |
|Rank||International Master of Sports in Combat Sambo |
International Master of Sports in Pankration
International Master of Sports in Hand-to-hand combat
International Master of Sports in Grappling
|Wrestling||Master of Sports in Freestyle Wrestling |
Master of Sports in Greco-Roman Wrestling
|Professional boxing record|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
|Men's Combat Sambo|
|2010 Tashkent||-57 kg|
|Disqualified||2012 Minsk||-57 kg|
Combat Sambo careerEdit
At the FIAS 2012 World Sambo Championships, Bagautinov defeated Belarusian Novitski Vladislav via decision (15-0) in the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, Bagautinov defeated Kyrgyzian Razykov Alibek via TKO at 2:19 of the first round. In the tournament final, Bagautinov defeated Kazakh Asset Sagyndykov via armbar submission at 0:35 of the first round.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Bagautinov made his professional MMA debut in December 2009. He is a veteran of the Russian MMA promotion Fight Nights, where he compiled a record of 8-1. In 2013, Bagautinov was listed as one of the top flyweight prospects in all of MMA.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
It was announced in June 2013 that Bagautinov had signed a five-fight deal with the UFC.
Bagautinov faced Demetrious Johnson on June 14, 2014 at UFC 174 for the UFC Flyweight Championship. Bagautinov lost the fight via unanimous decision. Subsequent to his loss, on July 10, the British Columbia Athletic Commission (BCAC) announced that Bagautinov tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO) prior to the title fight. In response, the BCAC has suspended him from mixed martial arts competition for one year.
Bagautinov was expected to face Kyoji Horiguchi on October 15, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 97. However, the promotion announced on October 6 that they had cancelled the event entirely. In turn, the pairing was quickly rescheduled and took place on November 19, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 99. He lost the fight via unanimous decision.
It was announced on January 17, 2017 that Bagautinov has chose not to renew his contract with the UFC.
Samara MMA FederationEdit
On September 23, 2018, Bagautinov faced Denis Oliveira Fontes Araujo at Battle of Volga 6 and won the fight via unanimous decision.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
Mixed martial artsEdit
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|25 matches||19 wins||6 losses|
|Win||19–6||Vartan Asatryan||Decision (unanimous)||Fight Nights Global 92: Bagautinov vs. Asatryan||April 6, 2019||5||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||18–6||Denis Araujo Oliveira Fontes||Decision (unanimous)||Samara MMA Federation: Battle of Volga 6||September 23, 2018||3||5:00||Samara, Russia|
|Win||17–6||Andy Young||Decision (unanimous)||Fight Nights Global 84: Deák vs. Chupanov||March 2, 2018||3||5:00||Bratislava, Slovakia|
|Win||16–6||Danny Martinez||Decision (unanimous)||Fight Nights Global 76: Bagautinov vs. Martinez||October 13, 2017||5||5:00||Krasnodar, Russia|
|Win||15–6||Pedro Nobre||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Fight Nights Global 69: Bagautinov vs. Nobre||June 30, 2017||2||3:51||Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Loss||14–6||Tyson Nam||KO (head kick)||Fight Nights Global 64: Nam vs. Bagautinov||April 28, 2017||3||4:59||Moscow, Russia|
|Loss||14–5||Kyoji Horiguchi||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Mousasi vs. Hall 2||November 19, 2016||3||5:00||Belfast, Northern Ireland|
|Win||14–4||Geane Herrera||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: MacDonald vs. Thompson||June 18, 2016||3||4:59||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
|Loss||13–4||Joseph Benavidez||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 192||October 3, 2015||3||5:00||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Loss||13–3||Demetrious Johnson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 174||June 14, 2014||5||5:00||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada||For the UFC Flyweight Championship. Bagautinov tested positive for EPO.|
|Win||13–2||John Lineker||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 169||February 1, 2014||3||5:00||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||12–2||Tim Elliott||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 167||November 16, 2013||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||11–2||Marcos Vinicius||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader||September 4, 2013||3||3:28||Belo Horizonte, Brazil|
|Win||10–2||Seiji Ozuka||TKO (punches)||Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 11||April 20, 2013||1||0:25||Moscow, Russia||Defended the Fight Nights Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||9–2||Andreas Bernhard||TKO (punches)||Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 9||December 16, 2012||1||0:27||Moscow, Russia||Defended the Fight Nights Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||8–2||Vadim Zhlobich||Submission (guillotine choke)||Fight Nights - Battle of Desne||September 7, 2012||2||1:01||Bryansk, Russia||Defended the Fight Nights Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||7–2||Mikael Silander||Decision (unanimous)||Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 7||June 7, 2012||2||5:00||Moscow, Russia||Won the Fight Nights Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||6–2||Vitaly Maksimov||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Fight Nights - Battle in Kalmykia||May 4, 2012||1||2:50||Elista, Russia|
|Win||5–2||Zharkyn Baizakov||Decision (unanimous)||Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 6||March 8, 2012||2||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||4–2||Vitaliy Panteleev||TKO (punches)||Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 5||November 5, 2011||1||4:07||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||3–2||Asan Aysabekov||TKO (punches)||Fight Nights - The Fights With and Without Rules||September 21, 2011||1||2:06||Moscow, Russia|
|Loss||2–2||Evgeniy Lazukov||Decision (unanimous)||FWR - Fights With Rules 2||May 26, 2011||3||5:00||Ufa, Russia|
|Loss||2–1||Vitaliy Panteleev||Decision (split)||Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 3||March 12, 2011||2||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||2–0||Dmitry Kazancev||Submission (armbar)||World Absolute FC||June 24, 2010||1||1:34||Cheboksary, Russia|
|Win||1–0||Aslan Margushev||Submission (armbar)||Challenge Cup||December 19, 2009||2||2:13||Kolomna, Russia|
Professional boxing recordEdit
|1 Wins (0 knockouts, 1 decisions), 0 Losses, 0 Draws|
|Win||1–0||Anton Bekish||UD||4||2013-06-21||Krylatskoe Sport Palace, Moscow, Moscow Oblast|
International combat sambo recordEdit
|3–0||Win||Asset Sagyndykov||Submission (armbar)||World Sambo Championships (Flyweight Division)||2012||1||0:35||International Master of Sports Final|
|2–0||Win||Razykov Alibek||TKO (retirement)||World Sambo Championships (Flyweight Division)||2012||1||2:19||International Master of Sports Semifinal|
|1–0||Win||Novitski Vladislav||Points (15–0)||World Sambo Championships (Flyweight Division)||2012||2||5:00||International Master of Sports Quarterfinal|
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