Ramazan Dadaevich Emeev (Russian: Рамазан Дадаевич Эмеев; born May 20, 1987 in Dagestan) is a Russian mixed martial artist of Avar heritage. He is Combat Sambo World Champion who currently fights in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Former M-1 Global middleweight champion.
|Ramazan Emeev |
|Born||Ramazan Dadaevich Emeev|
May 20, 1987 
Dylym, Kazbekovsky District, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Residence||Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) |
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st) |
|Division||Middleweight  |
|Style||Sambo, Freestyle wrestling|
|Fighting out of||Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia|
|Rank||International master of sports in Combat Sambo|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Ramazan Emeev was born on May 20, 1987 in Dylym village, Kazbekovsky district, Dagestan, Soviet Union in a devout Sunni Muslim family of Avar origin. He started to train in freestyle wrestling at 6 years under Ali Iskhakov. In 2004 he studied in "Dagestan State University of National Economy". In 2005 he joined the MMA club Gorets under Musail Alaudinov and Shamil Alibatyrov. He won the Dagestan national pankration championship 2009 and the world combat sambo title.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
Emeev signed his UFC contract on 28 May 2017.
Emeev was expected to face Trevor Smith on October 21, 2017 at UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till. However, Smith pulled out of the fight on 6 October was replaced by Sam Alvey. At the weigh ins, Alvey missed the middleweight limit of 185 pounds, coming in at 189 pounds. As a result, his bout with Alvey was changed to a catchweight and Alvey was fined 20% of his purse. Emeev won the fight via unanimous decision.
Emeev was expected to face Cláudio Silva on September 15, 2018 at UFC Fight Night 136. However, Silva pulled out of the fight in early-September citing a lower back injury. Emeev eventually faced promotional newcomer Stefan Sekulić. He won the fight by unanimous decision with the scoreboard of (30-25, 30-25, 30-25).
A bout with Cláudio Silva was rescheduled and was expected to take place on August 3, 2019 at UFC on ESPN 5. In turn, Emeev was removed from this event due to alleged visa issues, that restricted his travel to the United States. He was replaced by promotional newcomer Cole Williams.
Emeev was scheduled to face Tim Means on February 15, 2020 at UFC Fight Night 167. However, Emeev was removed from the bout in late-January for undisclosed reasons and replaced by Daniel Rodriguez.
Championships and accomplishmentsEdit
Mixed martial artsEdit
- M-1 Global
- M-1 Challenge Middleweight Championship (twice)
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|22 matches||18 wins||4 losses|
|Loss||18–4||Anthony Rocco Martin||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Magomedsharipov vs. Kattar||November 9, 2019||3||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||18–3||Stefan Sekulić||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Oliynyk||September 15, 2018||3||5:00||Moscow, Russia|
|Win||17–3||Alberto Mina||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 224||May 12, 2018||3||5:00||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Welterweight debut.|
|Win||16–3||Sam Alvey||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Till||October 21, 2017||3||5:00||Gdańsk, Poland||Catchweight (189 lbs) bout; Alvey missed weight.|
|Win||15–3||Anatoly Tokov||Decision (majority)||M-1 Challenge 73: Battle of Narts||December 9, 2016||3||5:00||Nazran, Russia||Defended the M-1 Global Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||14–3||Maiquel Falcão||Submission (anaconda choke)||M-1 Challenge 65: Emeev vs. Falcão||April 8, 2016||1||2:50||St. Petersburg, Russia||Defended the M-1 Global Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||13–3||Luigi Fioravanti||TKO (corner stoppage)||M-1 Challenge 63: Puetz vs. Nemkov 2||December 4, 2015||4||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia||Defended the M-1 Global Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||12–3||Vyacheslav Vasilevsky||Submission (rear-naked choke)||M-1 Challenge 56||April 10, 2015||1||1:48||Moscow, Russia||Won the M-1 Global Middleweight Championship.|
|Loss||11–3||Vyacheslav Vasilevsky||TKO (punches)||M-1 Challenge 51: Fightspirit||September 7, 2014||4||4:34||St. Petersburg, Russia||Lost the M-1 Global Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||11–2||Mario Miranda||KO (knee and punches)||M-1 Challenge 38: Spring Battle||April 9, 2013||3||0:21||St. Petersburg, Russia||Defended the M-1 Global Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||10–2||Mario Miranda||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 35: Emelianenko vs. Monson||November 15, 2012||5||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia||Won the M-1 Global Middleweight Championship.|
|Win||9–2||Albert Duraev||KO (punches)||M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Rizzo||June 21, 2012||1||1:36||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||8–2||Ruslan Nadzhafaliev||Submission (rear-naked choke)||M-1 Challenge 29: Samoilov vs. Miranda||November 19, 2011||2||2:50||Ufa, Russia|
|Win||7–2||Murad Magomedov||Decision (unanimous)||M-1 Challenge 25: Zavurov vs. Enomoto||April 28, 2011||3||5:00||St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Win||6–2||Andrei Ogorodniy||Submission (armbar)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup 12||February 13, 2011||1||1:36||Kharkiv, Ukraine|
|Win||5–2||Artur Kadlubek||Decision (unanimous)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup 12||January 22, 2011||2||5:00||Tbilisi, Georgia|
|Win||4–2||Denis Gunich||Submission (rear-naked choke)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup 11||December 25, 2010||1||2:30||Nalchik, Russia|
|Loss||3–2||Mukhamed Aushev||Decision (unanimous)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup 9||October 22, 2010||2||5:00||Geneva, Switzerland|
|Win||3–1||Artem Grishaev||Submission (armbar)||LM Tournament 3||September 18, 2010||1||0:23||Lipetsk, Russia|
|Win||2–1||Alexei Nazarov||Decision (unanimous)||Warrior Glory||July 17, 2010||3||5:00||Volgograd, Russia|
|Loss||1–1||Ali Bagov||Submission (triangle choke)||Global Battle||October 24, 2009||1||1:30||Perm, Russia|
|Win||1–0||Maxim Lunegov||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Global Battle||October 24, 2009||1||1:47||Perm, Russia|
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- "Анатолий Токов против Рамазана Эмеева на M-1 Challenge 73". www.mixfight.ru.
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- "UFC Fight Night". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
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- "UFC Fight Night 118 official weigh-in results: Alvey misses on short notice". MMAjunkie. 2017-10-20. Retrieved 2017-10-20.
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- DNA, MMA. "Tim Means krijgt gewenst gevecht tijdens UFC Rio Rancho tegen Ramazan Emeev". Retrieved 2020-01-07.
- Danny Segura (2020-01-27). "Daniel Rodriguez replaces Ramazan Emeev, fights Tim Means at UFC on ESPN+ 25". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2020-01-27.