The undefeated welterweight, Shavkat "Nomad" Rakhmonov is a Kazakhstani professional mixed martial artist. Here are five things you didn't know about the Combat Sambo.
Rakhmonov remains one of only six men to claim the M-1 Global welterweight championship and as of February 8, 2022, he is #15 in the UFC welterweight rankings.
Rakhmonov is the first Kazakh fighter to sign a contract with UFC. He made his professional mixed martial arts debut at the age of 19 when he submitted Adam Tsurov and went on to record four victories before he turned 21.
Having mastery in combat Rambo, Rakhmonov has stopped all 14 of his opponents by knockout, technical knockout, or submission with his 49-second guillotine choke submission of Michal Wiencek in 2015 ranking as the fastest finish of his career.
From going with the powerhouse Sanford MMA camp in Florida on a part-time basis to practicing his lethal world-class skills alongside a legion of great mixed martial artists, from Michael Chandler, Darrion Caldwell to more
Rakhmonov has appeared in six different nations across his 14-fight career which equates to more than 37,000 miles of round-trip travel.