Askar Syypulaevich Askarove simply known as Askar Askarov is a Russian Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and Freestyle Wrestler. Currently, he is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) under the Flyweight division. Turned Pro in 2013, earlier in his career he competed in Absolute Championship Berkut (ACB) where he won the ACB Flyweight Championship and the 2017 Summer Deaflympics 61 kg freestyle wrestling gold medalist.
Kamysh-Kutan, Akhvakhsky District, Republic of Dagestan native, Askar Askarov was born on 9th October 1992, under the star sign Libra. Regarding his physique, the twenty-eight years old stands 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) and weighs 125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)/ He holds a Russian nationality.
As a matter of fact, fighters at UFC receive a base salary on fight night no matter if they win or lose. Further, there is a “win bonus”, “fight of the night” and “performance of the night” bonuses which are usually an extra $50,000 for fighters who do something extraordinary on fight night.
Through Askarov's debut UFC fight, he made $10,000 to show, $3,500 fight week incentive pay at UFC Fight Night: Rodríguez vs. Stephens. In his second fight, he pursued $10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay at UFC 246. Similarly, he pocketed $12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus, $3,500 fight week incentive pay at UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2.
Before signing to the UFC, he widely competed at ACB earning a decent sum of money. Outside the ring, the fighter makes money through endorsement and sponsorship. Scrolling through his IG, he is seen promoting FITROO. As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $0.5 million.
In 2019, Askar Askarov signed to the UFC, making his debut on the main card of UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Stephens against Brandon Moreno. The fight was a draw. He next faced Tim Elliott at UFC 246, on 18th January 2020.
He won the fight via unanimous decision in round three. At UFC Fight Night: Figueiredo vs. Benavidez 2, he defeated Alexandra Pantoja in round three via unanimous decision.
Presently, Askar Askarov is ranked #3 in the UFC flyweight rankings, updated on 31st July 2020. About his next fight, he is scheduled to face Joseph Benavidez on March 6, 2021, at UFC 259.
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Neither media/public nor Askar confirmed any information regarding him being married, dating, or having a girlfriend, The MMA fighter has left his fans clueless regarding his love. Also, his Instagram where he has 110k followers is full of MMA pictures and some with his mates and the rest from his vacations.
With less to no information regarding Askarov's love life, he is believed to be possibly single.
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