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Azad Asgarov (Azerbaijani: Azad Əsgərov), Russian: Азад Аскеров (born August 20, 1971) is an Azerbaijani mixed martial artist and pankration world champion.[1][2][3][4]

Azad Asgarov
Born (1971-08-20) August 20, 1971 (age 48)
Sabirabad, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
Other namesThe Beast
Height5 ft 7.2 in (1.71 m)
Weight176 lb (80 kg; 12.6 st)
Reach67.3 in (171 cm)
StyleGreco-Roman Wrestling
Fighting out ofBaku, Azerbaijan
TeamAliev Professional Team
Mixed martial arts record
By knockout42
By submission0
No contests0


Azad was born in a small village, near the area of Sabirabad, Azerbaijan.[5] In 1987, Asgarov became champion of the USSR on the Greco-Roman wrestling.[6]

Martial arts careerEdit

Azad had 50 fights on the professional ring, in which he won forty five fights, two draws and lost three fights due to his injuries. His rivals got to the last round of the fight only three times, the rest gave up in the first minutes of the fight.[7]

Personal lifeEdit

Azad has also served in the army and has nine brothers.[7]


  1. ^ "БОЙ ПРИВИДЕНИЯ". January 1, 2007. Retrieved May 7, 2009.[dead link]
  2. ^ Azad Əsgərov qaydasız döyüşçüləri Latviyaya aparır Archived 2011-07-07 at the Wayback Machine (in Azerbaijani)
  3. ^ Azad Əsgərov: "Yetirmələrimə ümidim böyükdür"(in Azerbaijani)
  4. ^ "A list of participants in Mayor Cup-2007 is set!". Archived from the original on 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2009-08-22.
  5. ^ "Asgarov Azad". Archived from the original on 2009-04-20. Retrieved 2009-05-07.
  6. ^ his bio from Archived 2009-10-13 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  7. ^ a b Биография (in Russian). Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2009-05-07.

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