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Makhachkala, Russia’s Aliaskhab Khizriev submits Denis Tiuliulin at ‘UFC Fight Night 205’ in Columbus, Ohio

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Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Aliaskhab “Black Wolf” Khizriev (Алиасхаб Хизриев), 31, of Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia is still an undefeated professional mixed martial artist. He was one of the winners at “UFC Fight Night 205” on March 26, 2022.

Also known as “UFC on ESPN+ 63”, “UFC Fight Night 205” was held at the National Arena in Columbus, Ohio, United States. There were 12 MMA matches on the fight card.

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In the fourth bout of the evening, Khizriev fought Denis Tiuliulin, 33, of Moscow, Russia in the middleweight division. After 1 minute and 58 seconds in the second round, referee Gary Copeland stopped the middleweight contest.

Khizriev defeated Tiuliulin via technical submission via rear-naked choke. It improved the Dagestani athlete’s professional MMA record to 14 wins and 0 loss.

On the other hand, Tiuliulin now has 9 wins and 6 losses. Both he and Khizriev made their respective UFC debuts at “UFC Fight Night 205”.

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Khizriev is 5’10” tall. He holds bachelor’s degrees in finance and management.

As an MMA fighter, Khizriev started competing professionally in 2014. Before joining the UFC, he competed in M-1 Global and Fight Nights Global, among others.

On September 8, 2020, Khizriev submitted Henrique Shiguemoto, 32, of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil at “Dana White’s Contender Series 2020” Week 6 at the UFC Apex in Enterprise, Nevada, USA. The victory earned the Russian MMA fighter a UFC contract.

Amid the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Khizriev went on hiatus in 2021. He was originally set to fight his fellow Dagestani MMA fighter Abusupiyan Magomedov, 31, at at “Dana White’s Contender Series 2020” Week 6 but the latter withdrew from the event.

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