What is Islam Makhachev's net worth? UFC fighter won $105,000 in match against Drew Dober
Russian mixed martial artist Islam Makhachev is set to square off with Brazilian submission ace Thiago Moises, as Dagestan's next big hope for a world title in the Ultimate Fighting Championships hopes to make it eight wins in a row.
Boxers' net worths have recently been a popular focus with the ongoing UFC battles. Millionaire UFC star Dustin Poirier has been reported to have raised $300K for charity by auctioning his fight gear. The UFC Vegas 31 is coming in hot at the UFC APEX this Saturday, July 17, 2021.
Number 9-ranked contender Islam Makhachev is set to take on number 14-seeded Thiago Moises this week. Lightweight kingpin Khabib Nurmagomedov has already named Makhachev as his heir, and has recently said that the Russian could "finish Dustin Poirer" and "mail Charles Oliveira". Here's what's to know how much Islam Makhachev is worth.
What is Islam Makhachev's net worth?
Media Referee reports that Islam Makhachev's net worth is $500,000 as of 2021. His last fight earnings have been pinned at $105,000. The fight which took place in March this year was against Drew Dober, where Makhachev recorded another win.
He earlier made $63,000 fighting Davi Ramos in September 2019 and $109,000 fighting Arman Tsarukyan in August. According to The Sports Daily, the Dagestani has earned approximately $460,500 in his UFC career. Celebs Age Wiki, on the other hand, pins his net worth at $1 million - $5 million.
Little is known about Makhachev's material possessions. He was born in Makhachkala, Dagestan ASSR, and is of Lak ethnicity. The cover image of his Facebook profile shows him sitting with a group of children in an opulent living room complete with jacquard printed walls, dark wooden flooring, and a marble fireplace.
He was also gifted an elegant black horse, according to his Instagram account. "Thank you for your hospitality and such a gift brother," he wrote with a bouquet emoticon. His account also shows that the fighter is also fond of fishing, and had once caught a shark. He has been putting up pictures of his catch from his time in America and in Dagestan.
His posts also show that he is fond of biking. He has pictures of himself on various kinds of motorbikes and can be seen biking with a group of friends. He also enjoys archery and shooting, according to his Instagram photos.
The 29-year-old MMA artist and Sambo competitor trains with Khabib Nurmagomedov at the American Kickboxing Academy in San Jose. The duo is childhood friends who have grown up together and trained under Nurmagomedov's father. Makhachev won gold in the 2016 World Combat Sambo Championships, defeating Bulgarian Valentin Benishev 7–0 in the finals.