Magomed Khasanovich Bibulatov (born August 22, 1988) is a Russian mixed martial artist of Chechen heritage. He competed in the flyweight division in Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is the former World Series of Fighting Flyweight Champion. He also competed in the World Fighting Championship Akhmat.
|Magomed Bibulatov |
|Born||August 22, 1988|
Grozny, Chechen-Ingush ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Residence||Grozny, Chechnya, Russia|
|Height||5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)|
|Reach||65 in (165 cm)|
|Fighting out of||Grozny, Chechnya, Russia |
|Team||Akhmat Fight Club (current) |
Gladiator Fight Club (former)
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Bibulatov was born and raised in Achkhoy-Martan, Chechnya, Russia on August 22, 1988. He started to train karate at 6 years. After high school he went to Chechen State University for Law faculty. Then he moved to France and trained at Gladiator Fight Club. When he had 5 win streak in European MMA organizations, he came back to Russia and started representing Fight Club Akhmat with Ramzan Kadyrov's help.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
World Series of FightingEdit
Bibulatov faced Donavon Frelow  for the vacant flyweight title on October 7, 2015 at WSOF 24. He won the fight by unanimous decision and become a new WSOF flyweight champion.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
Bibulatov faced promotional newcomer Rogério Bontorin on February 2, 2019 at UFC Fight Night 144. At weigh-ins, Bibulatov weighed one pound over the flyweight non-title fight limit of 126 and was fined 20% of his purse to Bontorin. Bibulatov lost the fight via split decision.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
- World Fighting Championship Akhmat
- WFCA Flyweight Championship (One time)
- Absolute Championship Berkut
- ACB Bantamweight Grand-Prix winner
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|16 matches||14 wins||2 losses|
|Loss||14–2||Rogério Bontorin||Decision (split)||UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2||February 2, 2019||3||5:00||Fortaleza, Brazil||Catchweight (127 lbs) bout; Bibulatov missed weight|
|Loss||14–1||John Moraga||KO (punch)||UFC 216||October 7, 2017||1||1:38||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||14–0||Jenel Lausa||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 210||April 8, 2017||3||5:00||Buffalo, New York, United States||Bibulatov was deducted one point in round 2 due to a groin strike.|
|Win||13–0||Yunus Evloev||Submission (rear-naked choke)||WFCA 30: Grand Prix Akhmat||October 4, 2016||2||0:40||Grozny, Russia||Won the WCFA Flyweight Grand Prix.|
|Win||12–0||Giovanni Santos Jr.||TKO (punches)||WFCA 22: Grand Prix Akhmat||May 22, 2016||1||0:00||Grozny, Russia||WCFA Flyweight Grand Prix Semifinal.|
|Win||11–0||Irmeson Cavalcante||Decision (unanimous)||WFCA 16: Grand Prix Akhmat||March 12, 2016||3||5:00||Grozny, Russia||WCFA Flyweight Grand Prix Quarterfinal.|
|Win||10–0||Donavon Frelow||Decision (unanimous)||WSOF 24||October 7, 2015||5||5:00||Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States||Flyweight debut. Won the inaugural WSOF Flyweight Championship.|
|Win||9–0||Eduardo Felipe||KO (punch)||WFCA 1||March 14, 2015||1||1:30||Grozny, Russia|
|Win||8–0||Olivier Pastor||Decision (unanimous)||Absolute Championship Berkut 10||October 4, 2014||3||5:00||Grozny, Russia|
|Win||7–0||Said Nurmagomedov||Decision (unanimous)||Absolute Championship Berkut: Grand Prix Berkut 9||June 22, 2014||3||5:00||Grozny, Russia||Won the ACB Bantamweight Grand Prix.|
|Win||6–0||Shamil Shakhbiev||Submission (armbar)||Absolute Championship Berkut: Grand Prix Berkut 7||May 18, 2014||1||0:50||Grozny, Russia||ACB Bantamweight Grand Prix Semifinal.|
|Win||5–0||Taylor Lapilus||Decision (unanimous)||GEFC: Urban Legend Prestige 4||October 12, 2013||3||5:00||Villepinte, France|
|Win||4–0||Oscar Nave||Decision (unanimous)||WUFC 2013||August 24, 2013||2||5:00||Lamego, Portugal|
|Win||3–0||Mickael Kanguichev||Submission (armbar)||WUFC 2013||August 24, 2013||1||3:37||Lamego, Portugal|
|Win||2–0||Magomedrasul Omarov||Submission (triangle choke)||WUFC 2013||August 24, 2013||1||3:08||Lamego, Portugal|
|Win||1–0||Mohamed Sadok||Submission (armbar)||GEFC: Urban Legend Prestige 2||June 8, 2013||1||3:36||Villepinte, France|
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