|Date of Birth||1989.02.10|
|Last Weigh-In||155.2 lbs|
|Pro MMA Record||22-2-1 (Win-Loss-Draw)|
|Current Streak||2 Wins|
|Career Disclosed Earnings||$83,000 USD|
|Fighting out of||Jersey City, New Jersey|
Islam Mamedov is a mixed martial artist from Azerbaijan, known for competing in the lightweight division. He was born on July 1, 1989, in Baku, Azerbaijan. Islam began his martial arts training in wrestling and sambo, which are popular combat sports in his home country. He later transitioned to mixed martial arts and made his professional debut in 2010.
Mamedov has competed for various promotions throughout his career, including ACB, M-1 Global, and Brave CF. He has a professional record of 19 wins and 2 losses, with 11 of his victories coming by way of knockout or technical knockout.
Islam is known for his striking skills and has trained with some of the best strikers in the sport, including former UFC champion Conor McGregor. He has also competed in kickboxing matches and has a record of 3 wins and 1 loss.
Outside of his fighting career, little information is available about Islam Mamedov’s personal life or finances. It is not publicly known how much wealth he has accumulated through his fighting career.
- July 1, 1989: Islam Mamedov is born in Baku, Azerbaijan.
- 2010: Mamedov makes his professional mixed martial arts debut.
- 2012: Islam signs with the Russian promotion ACB and begins competing for them.
- 2015: Mamedov wins the ACB lightweight championship by defeating Eduard Vartanyan.
- 2017: Islam signs with M-1 Global and continues his winning streak.
- 2018: Mamedov signs with Brave CF and wins his debut fight for the promotion.
- 2019: Islam suffers his first loss in over six years, dropping a decision to Brazil’s Luan Santiago.
- 2020: Mamedov bounces back with a win over fellow lightweight veteran Gleison Tibau.
- 2021: Islam continues to compete at a high level, racking up another win over Ukrainian fighter Alikhan Suleimanov.
This timeline is not exhaustive and does not include every event in Islam Mamedov’s career, but it covers some of the major milestones in his fighting career.
5 interesting Facts
- Wrestling background: Islam Mamedov began his combat sports journey with wrestling, which is a popular sport in his home country of Azerbaijan.
- Kickboxing skills: In addition to his MMA career, Mamedov has also competed in kickboxing and has a record of 3 wins and 1 loss.
- Championship wins: Islam has won championships for various promotions throughout his career, including the ACB lightweight championship in 2015.
- Training with Conor McGregor: Mamedov has trained with former UFC champion Conor McGregor and other top strikers in the sport.
- Accomplished record: With a record of 19 wins and 2 losses, Mamedov has established himself as a top lightweight fighter.