Interview With Chechen BJJ Black Belt, Arbi Muradov

Interview With Chechen BJJ Black Belt, Arbi Muradov


Arbi Muradov is a Chechen BJJ black belt under Felipe Costa. He has been at the top of the Belgian BJJ scene for several years now. Arbi has been teaching classes in Russia and has even single handedly set up a new Brasa division in Chechnya.

Hi Arbi, can you please introduce yourself to the BJJ Community of Eastern Europe? 

Hi guys, my name is Arbi Muradov, Im from Chechenya and I’m 27 years old. I’m a BJJ black belt under Felipe Costa.
I train in Belgium under Brasa but now live in Grozny, Chechenya and teach there at Fight Club Berkut.
I fighting in lisabon and i take 3 please in purpl im belgium kampion and nederland
I have been previously training wrestling and now I like training BJJ. Here are some of my sport accomplishments:

Black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Master of sports of wrestling. Champion of the Chechen Republic. Belgian Champion Judo, winner of the International Judo Tournament. European Championship winner in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

I have 3 fights in MMA and all wins. In BJJ, I fought everywhere and have many wins. I’ve never fought at the Mundials but next year I will go for sure.

Arbi (left) with Felipe Costa and Wim Deputter in Grzony, Chechnya

Arbi (left) with Felipe Costa and Wim Deputter in Grzony, Chechnya

Please tell us about the BJJ scene in Chechnya, and the other Caucasian countries. How do you see it evolving in the next few years?

BJJ in Chechnya and Caucasus is growing very fast and I think those countries will have very strong BJJ fighters we will get better and stronger in he next few years.

What is next up for you and your team in 2013?

Next is getting ready for Lisbon, European championships.

If you want to thank somebody or sponsors, feel free

Yes, I want to thank my sponsor Booster fight gear and my club in Chechya, fight club Berkut.

Thanks Arbi and all the best!

Thank You.


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