Rafael Fiziev is an Azerbaijani professional mixed martial artist. He competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight division. The 30-year-old’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million. Here we bring you Rafael Fiziev’s net worth, salary, earnings, career, MMA record, wife, and more.
About Rafael Fiziev
Rafael Fiziev was born on March 5, 1993, in Korday, Kazakhstan, to an Azerbaijani father and a Russian mother. His family moved to Kyrgyzstan when he was a child.
In his early teen, Fiziev started training in Muay Thai and later in Kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, and MMA. He currently resides in Phuket, Thailand, the birth nation of Muay Thai, and represents his fatherland Azerbaijan in the UFC.
He is also a police officer alongside his mixed martial arts career.
Rafael Fiziev made his professional MMA debut in July 2015. He competed in the Road FC and Titan FC and went 6-0 before making his UFC debut in April 2019.
As of writing, the Azerbaijani fighter is on a 12-1 MMA record. His only defeat came in his UFC debut, a TKO defeat to Magomed Mustafaev.
“Ataman” Fiziev is currently on an impressive 6-fight winning streak, beating the likes of Bobby Green, Brad Riddell, Rafael dos Anjos, etc.
At the UFC Vegas 58 main event in July 2022, Ataman knocked out Rafael dos Anjos, being named the UFC Performance of the Night.
The 30-year-old is a three-time UFC Performance of the Night and two-time Fight of the Night. He was named the 2021 Breakout Fighter of the Year by Combat Press.
Rafael Fiziev is scheduled to face Justin Gaethje at UFC 286, on March 18, 2023, in a lightweight co-main event.
Rafael Fiziev’s Net Worth, Salary, and Earnings
In 2023, Azerbaijani fighter Rafael Fiziev’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million. His primary sources of earnings are his fight purse and incentives.
“Ataman” Fiziev’s estimated base salary is close to $50,000, depending on his UFC contract, the event, and the opponent.
At UFC 265, he beat Bobby Green and pocketed $98,500 total payouts ($22,000 base pay, $22,000 win bonus, $4,500 incentive pay, and $50,000 Fight of the Night bonus).
Ataman is a three-time UFC Performance of the Night and two-time Fight of the Night, winning a $50,000 bonus for each occasion.
Moreover, Fiziev earns a massive chunk from endorsements and sponsorship deals. He has over 442k followers on his Insta.
|Full Name||Rafael Fiziev|
|Date of Birth||March 5, 1993|
|Birth Place||Korda, Kazakhstan|
|Nationality||Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Azerbaijani|
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg)|
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Base Salary||$50,000 (approx.)|
UFC lightweight Rafael Fiziev’s relationship status is unknown. The 30-year-old prefers to keep his love life away from the spotlight. He seems to be single.
Born on March 5, 1993, he is 30 years old.
Height and Weight
He is 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) tall and 155 lb. He competes in the UFC Lightweight division.
Fiziev’s nickname is Ataman.
[As of March 8, 2023]
|Win by KO/TKO||8|
What is Rafael Fiziev’s Net Worth in 2023?
In 2023, his estimated net worth will be $1.5 million.
Where is he from?
He was born in Kazakhstan, moved to Kyrgyzstan, and currently represents Azerbaijan. He resides in Phuket, Thailand.
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