Siyar Bahadurzada Biography

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Siyar Bahadurazada is a well-known Afghan mixed martial artist who is known best for his remarkable work in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the welterweight division. Siyar Bahadurzada was born on 17th April 1984 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Siyar spent most of his childhood days in Afghanistan with his Muslim family at the time of Soviet war and Taliban oppression. Then along with his family, he moved to the Netherlands at the age of 15. Siyar Bahadurzada is of Afghani nationality and is a Muslim.

Net worth

Siyar Bahadurzada net worth is estimated to be very huge. His source of income is solely from the MMA and UFC matches. He is known to earn $ 181000 annual salary as per various sources. He is known to be living a lavish life in Netherlands with his family and friends. Siyar is known to have many cars and a lot of assets under his name through his huge earning.

Personal Life

Siyar Bahadurzada has revealed that he is single in an interview. Siyar’s personal life is not as successful as his professional life since he has less focus on dating anyone. Siyar is rarely seen with women in public. For long there were rumors that he was married, but Siyar later clarified that he did not have a wife or children and was not seeing anyone.

Siyar was named “The Killer” by his grandfather when at a young age he used to beat up kids older than he was. He stands tall at the height of 5 feet 11 inches and weights 77 kgs.


Siyar Bahadurzada began training with Martijn de Jong and then joined the Golden Glory association, Netherlands. Siyar began his professional career in March 2002 when he won the match against Marc Lange at the Beast of the East 4 event. Then eventually he went on win two Shooto Holland matches in 2002 and 2003.

In April 2003, Siyar went on to win the match against Sebastiaan Rijtslag which was the Light Heavyweight Tournament Semifinal. Siyar then had a match with Dennis Van Asselt which he won at the Light Heavyweight Tournament Final. Thus he was the 2003 Light Heavyweight Tournament Winner at the Shooto Holland event. Then Siyar made his Middleweight debut in October 2003 against Patrick Vallee which landed in a draw. Siyarthen had two losses at the Rings Holland and Shotto Holland.

In September 2005 he came back in form and won the match against Alexader Penao at Shooto Holland 4. After 4consecutive wins, in July 2007, he won the Shooto Middleweight Championship with a win over Shiko Yamashita. Siyar then took part in Sengoku First Battle which he lost against Kazuo Misaki.

He won the Sengoku Middleweight Grand Prix Opening Round match against Evangelista Santos. After a loss at the Sengoku Middleweight Grand Prix Semifinal, he went on to defend the Shooto Middleweight Championship in August 2009. He then won the 2010-2011 World series Welterweight Tournament at the United Glory event.

Siyar Bahadurzada UFC debut was made on 3rd March 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden against Paulo Thiago which went on to become the Knockout of the Night. He then lost his second and third UFC matches. But he won the UFC 196 in March 2016 and UFC Fight Night match in September 2017. In total, Siyar has had 23 wins in his mixed martial arts career.

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