Nazim Sadykhov biography: 13 things about Azerbaijani UFC fighter from Massapequa, New York

Nazim Sadykhov is an Azerbaijani-American professional mixed martial artist from Massapequa, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, New York, United States. He is a member of the Serra-Longo Fight Team in Long Island.

Currently, Sadykhov is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, which is based in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, and he trains at Longo-Weidman Mixed Martial Arts in Garden City, New York. His fight name is Black Wolf.

Sadykhov is 5’10” tall and he competes in the lightweight division. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born in Baku, Azerbaijan where his martial arts training started under the tutelage of his father.
  2. In 2000, he and his family emigrated from Baku to Brooklyn, New York City, New York.
  3. As an amateur MMA fighter, he defeated Christian O’Hannon on April 8, 2017, Brett Pastore on July 15, 2017 and Teddy Drake on September 16, 2017 and Bobby Malcolm on April 14, 2018.
  4. On November 16, 2018, he made his professional MMA debut at “Ring of Combat 66” in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA where he was submitted by Juan Galarza via rear-naked choke.
  5. In March 2019, he joined the Serra-Longo Fight Team.
  6. On May 31, 2019, he knocked out William Dill via punch at “Ring of Combat 68” in Atlantic City.
  7. On August 16, 2019, he defeated Trent Stump via technical knockout via punches at “Cage Fury Fighting Championships 77” in Atlantic City.
  8. On February 1, 2020, he defeated Elijah Harris via unanimous decision at “Cage Fury Fighting Championships 81” in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA.
  9. On October 17, 2021, he submitted John Herrera at “Fury Fighting Championship 52” in Houston, Texas, USA.
  10. On December 19, 2021, he defeated Juan Carlos de Leon via technical knockout via punches at “Fury FC 55” in Houston.
  11. On March 27, 2022, he knocked out Joe Boerschig at “Fury FC 59” in Houston.
  12. On August 16, 2022, he knocked out Ahmad Suhail Hasanzada via punch at “Dana White’s Contender Series 2022” Week 4 in Enterprise, Nevada.
  13. On February 18, 2023, he made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Night 219” in Enterprise where he defeated Evan Elder via technical knockout via doctor stoppage, which improved his professional MMA record to 8 wins and 1 loss.

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