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Rafael Aghayev

Country flag"The Panther"
record
5-0-0
weight
172 LBS / 78 KG
height
5' 4"
age
39
The PantherRafael Aghayev

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FULL FIGHT: Joshua Quayhagen vs Rafael Aghayev | KC40
FULL FIGHT: Joshua Quayhagen vs Rafael Aghayev | KC40

KC37: Rafael Aghayev vs Raymond Daniels
KC37: Rafael Aghayev vs Raymond Daniels

Rafael Aghayev vs Davy Dona
Rafael Aghayev vs Davy Dona

Bio

Rafael Aghayev is inarguably the greatest karate fighter of this generation having won the World Championships five times. Most agree, he is in fact the greatest of ALL TIME. No other fighter has exhibited the level of skill in every area of fighting as Aghayev has with masterful punches, kicks, and otherworldly take downs. Rafael is an innovator of fighting and regularly creates new ways to dissect his opponents. He regularly gives up reach and weight to his opponents, but it has never once bothered him or kept him from finding a way to win. He is the pride of Azerbaijani sports, and won the Olympic Silver medal in Karate at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, at 75kg. He won the Karate Combat Interim Welterweight Championship by defeating fellow striking icon Raymond Daniels, and unified the title vs undisputed champ Josh Quayhagen at KC40.

Karate styleSHOTOKAN
Weight classWelterweight
Leg reach36"
Arm reach46"

Stats

Total Strikes landed
58.3%
340 / 583
Strikes accuracy
Head
49.8%

Body
80.4%

Legs
95.5%

Power strikes landed
77.9%
265 / 340
Total Strikes landedPer match

340


Strikes blockedPer match

64


Decision wins

5


Ko wins

0


Total pit timePer match

57:0


TakedownAccuracy

60.6%


Fight history

Wins5
Losses0
Draws0
Win
Rafael Aghayev
Joshua Quayhagen
Rafael AghayevvsJoshua Quayhagen
Unanimous Decision
Event:
Karate Combat 40
Date:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/PB9ENEcxFO0
Win
Rafael Aghayev
Raymond Daniels
Rafael AghayevvsRaymond Daniels
Unanimous Decision
Event:
Karate Combat 37
Date:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/pjHisoeQjNs?rel=0&autoplay=1&playsinline=1
Win
Rafael Aghayev
Davy Dona
Rafael AghayevvsDavy Dona
Unanimous Decision
Event:
Karate Combat: Season 4 Event 4
Date:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/T4uNAqQpS5w?rel=0&autoplay=1&playsinline=1
Win
Rafael Aghayev
Zsolt Habda
Rafael AghayevvsZsolt Habda
Unanimous Decision
Event:
Karate Combat: Season 4 Event 3
Date:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/fjez1ZKFesQ?rel=0&autoplay=1&playsinline=1
Win
Rafael Aghayev
Dionicio Gustavo
Rafael AghayevvsDionicio Gustavo
Unanimous Decision
Event:
Karate Combat: Genesis
Date:
https://www.youtube.com/embed/WJRONvAfr8I?rel=0&autoplay=1&playsinline=1

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