Magomed Ankalaev Net Worth 2024: How rich is the Russian MMA star?

Magomed Ankalaev is a rising prospect in the light heavyweight division. Let's take a look at his net worth.


Magomed Ankalaev Net Worth 2024: How rich is the Russian MMA star?

Magomed Ankalaev has a decent net worth (Credits: IMAGO)

NameMagomed Alibulatovich Ankalaev
Net WorthEstimated $1 million
Age31 years old (June 2, 1992)
ResidenceMakhachkala, Russia
Marital StatusUnmarried
Sources of WealthMMA, Endorsements
Salary$400,000 (Last Base Pay)
Last UpdatedJanuary 2024.

Magomed Ankalaev is one of the most promising light heavyweights on the UFC roster. He was the Akhmat World Fighting Championship’s previous light heavyweight champion. The Russian is currently #2 in the overall light heavyweight rankings. On top of that, Ankalaev is on an impressive nine-fight win streak, with his last match against Jan Blachowicz ending in a draw. Let’s find out more about the net worth of Magomed Ankalaev, his, professional career, personal life, assets, etc. 

Magomed Ankalaev has fought a total of 18 professional bouts in his career and has lost only one of them. In his time in the UFC, the fighter has dominated opponents such as Klidson Abreu, Ion Cutelaba, Nikita Krylov, Volkan Oezdemir, etc. Ankalaev is a knockout specialist with ten wins via KO. Now, let’s take a look at Magomed Ankalaev’s net worth.

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Magomed Ankalaev’s Net Worth 2024

As per multiple sources, Magomed Ankalaev’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. Most of his revenues come from his fight purses in UFC. According to Sports Daily, for his fight against Oezdemir, the fighter took home $116,000.

Magomed Ankalaev
Magomed Ankalaev after fighting (via UFC.com)

Ankalaev’s highest fight purse was $782,000 when he drew against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 282. He received $400,000 as base pay, $32,000 in sponsorship revenue, and $350,000 in pay-per-view shares.

Magomed Ankalaev’s Fighting Career

Ankalaev started his professional career back in 2014 in a Ukraine-based MMA promotion. The fighter was undefeated till his ninth fight and got a break in the UFC in 2018. In his first UFC bout against Paul Craig, Ankalaev suffered his first and only professional loss.

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Magomed Ankalaev
Magomed Ankalaev (via The Daily Star)

After that loss, Ankalaev was unstoppable and defeated everybody who came before him. He fought Cutebela twice and knocked him out on both occasions. He drew against Jan Blachowicz in his last bout after five grueling rounds at UFC 282. Ankalaev has well-rounded fighting skills. It would not surprise anyone if he fought for the title again.

Magomed Ankalaev’s Personal Life

Magomed Ankalaev was born on June 2, 1992, in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia. He started fighting from a very young age and trained in Greco-Roman Wrestling. He studied at the Dagestan State University and graduated in the sports faculty.

Magomed Ankalaev
Dagestani fighter Magomed Ankalaev (via MMA Mania)

He earned respect for his skills in combat sambo and achieved a lot in the sport. After that, he transitioned to MMA. He became the recipient of the 2015 Mixed Martial Artist of Russia. Currently, Ankalaev is single and is not dating anyone. 

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Magomed Ankalaev sponsorships

Magomed Ankalaev
Magomed Ankalaev (via MMA Fighting)

As of now, Magomed is neither sponsored by any brand nor has any merchandise or other source of income for public disclosure. Seems like Dagestani is fully committed to his MMA career and wants to build a legacy. 

FAQs

Where was Magomed Ankalaev born? 

Ankalaev was born in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia

Is Magomed Ankalaev undefeated in the UFC?

Ankalaev has competed 12 times in the UFC and has lost once. 

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