Muhammad Mokaev Net Worth 2024: How rich is the young UFC star?

Muhammed Mokaev is one of the rising stars in the UFC flyweight division. Take a look at his net worth and fighting career.

Muhammad Mokaev Net Worth 2024: How rich is the young UFC star?

Muhammad Mokaev (Source: IMAGO)

NameMuhammed Mokaev
OccupationMMA Fighter
Net Worth$350,000 estimated
MMA Record11-0-1
SpouseKhava Eldarbekova
Last UpdatedFebruary 2024

Muhammed Mokaev is one of the surging young MMA fighters. He presently has an undefeated record and competes in the flyweight division. Muhammed Mokaev has not amassed a considerable net worth, as he only started his UFC career last year. He began training in freestyle wrestling at a very young age. Also, he learned submission wrestling and Jiu-Jitsu during his teenage years.


At the Junior level, he was the British champion in freestyle wrestling from 2014 to 2017. He made his amateur MMA debut in November 2015, aged 15. The Dagestan-born British fighter has significantly impacted the flyweight division in just one and a half years. He has never lost in his MMA career. However, he has a No Contest on his record. It was against Ibragim Navruzov at Brave CF 51.

An impressive fact is that Mokaev has four finishes in just five appearances with the promotion. He goes by the nickname ‘The Punisher’ This speaks volumes about his finishing capability. Here is everything you need to know about Muhammed Mokaev, his net worth, and other details.

Muhammad Mokaev Net Worth 2024

Muhammad Mokaev’s net worth is estimated to be over $350,000. The fighter is new to the UFC and has yet to sign a huge contract. Nevertheless, the flyweight will likely have a bright future.

Muhammad Mokaev
Muhammad Mokaev (Image via MMA Fighting)

The British fighter has the best wrestling ability in the flyweight division. If he continues to dominate his opponents, he will become the champion. It leads to a larger net worth and increased salary.

Muhammad Mokaev Salary

Mokaev currently does not make six figures from a guaranteed salary in the UFC. He needs the win bonus to enter six figures. He made around $80,000 in his debut. However, $50,000 came via a performance bonus.

Muhammad Mokaev (Image Courtesy: UFC)
Muhammad Mokaev (Image Courtesy: UFC)

Mokaev earned around $44,000 for his fight at UFC 280. He fought at UFC 286 in the UK. The flyweight fighter made around $100,000. Mokaev earned around $150,000 in his last outing at UFC 294 in Abu Dhabi.

Muhammad Mokaev’s Fighting Career

Mokaev began competing in amateur MMA at the age of 15. He has an impressive 23-0 undefeated record in the amateur circuit. He won the IMMAF WMMAA OCEANA Championships in his final amateur MMA fight.


Mokaev made his professional MMA debut at 20 against Glenn McVeigh at Brave Combat Federation. He fought five times at Brave CF and competed on Celtic Gladiator. With a 6-0(1) record, he signed with the UFC. With UFC, he won all four fights, finishing 3 of them via submission.

Muhammad Mokaev
Muhammad Mokaev (Image via MMA Fighting)

His UFC debut came against Cody Durden at UFC Fight Night 204 at the 02 Arena. He submitted Durden in 58 seconds, earning a performance of the night bonus. “The Punisher” would again compete at the O2 Arena on UFC Fight Night 208, defeating Charles Johson unanimously.

Mokaev’s latest two fights were on pay-per-view. He defeated Malcolm Gordon by armbar at UFC 280 at the Etihad Arena, followed by a neck crank submission of Jafel Filho at UFC 286 in London. Both fights were in the prelims. His four-fight win streak in the UFC landed him a fight against former title challenger and 10th-ranked flyweight Tim Elliot. He defeated Elliot via submission to remain undefeated.

Muhammad Mokaev Brand Deals and Sponsorships

Muhammad Mokaev receives sponsorship money from Venum for wearing their fight gear. With more than a million followers on Instagram, he will likely receive more sponsorships once he enters the championship scene in the flyweight division.

Muhammad Mokaev prays for Palestine at UFC 294 (Image via UFC)
Muhammad Mokaev prays for Palestine at UFC 294 (Image via UFC)

He has endorsed the LIT ENERGY drink on his Instagram regularly. How much he earns from the endorsement deal remains undisclosed. Nevertheless, more brands will reach out in the future once Mokaev finds mainstream popularity.

Muhammad Mokaev’s Personal Life

Mokaev was born on July 30, 2000, in Dagestan, Russia. He was born into a Kumyk family. After the death of his mother, he and his father moved to England. Mokaev started training in MMA at Kaobon MMA gym in Liverpool. He trained under the tutelage of Colin Heron.

Muhammad Mokaev and Khabib Nurmagomedov
Muhammad Mokaev and Khabib Nurmagomedov (Image via: Yahoo Sports)

Mokaev married Khava Eldarbekova in September 2020. The news of the marriage came to light during his MMA Hour interview with Ariel Helwani. In 2021, he became a UK citizen. His wife gave birth to a baby boy sometime around 2022.


Who is Muhammad Mokeav scheduled to fight?

He is scheduled to fight Alex Perez.

What is Muhammad Mokeav’s net worth?

Muhammad Mokeav has a net worth of $350K

Who is the wife of Muhammad Mokaev

Mokaev married Khava Eldarbekova in September 2020.

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