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The Best UFC Fighters From Russia

Updated September 3, 2019 222 votes 80 voters 3.5k views7 items

List RulesVote up the most talented UFC fighters ever from Russia.

The greatest Russian MMA fighters have found success all over the world. Some fighters born in Russia achieved the ultimate goal of becoming top stars in the UFC, where the biggest platform is for MMA fighters. Others would make their name in other promotions like Bellator or Pride to have respected careers. 

The legendary Fedor Emelianenko became a top tier name among mixed martial artists thanks to a strong career full of memorable moments. UFC fans have witnessed the dominance of Khabib Nurmagomedov after he destroyed Conor McGregor . Other fighters from Russia have a claim to the top spot as well all the top fighters listed. 

So which of the best Russians in mixed martial arts deserve to have the top spot on the list? Vote up for your favorites to help decide the rankings. Only the top MMA fighters from Russia should rise to the top above the rest!

  • Weight class: Lightweight, Welterweight
    Fighting style: Sambo, Judo, Grappling

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  • Alexey Oleinik
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    Alexey Oleinik

    Weight class: Heavyweight, Light heavyweight, Middleweight
    Fighting style: Combat Sambo, Jujutsu, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

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  • Weight class: Heavyweight
    Fighting style: Sambo, Judo, Jujutsu, Boxing

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  • Weight class: Heavyweight
    Fighting style: Kickboxing, Sambo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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