Artem Lobov is from Russia and he is a mixed martial artist who fights for Dublin and competes in the featherweight category. He is into professional fighting since 2010 and is a member of the SBG Ireland.
Artem Lobov-birth, childhood, and education
Artem Lobov was born on 11 August 1986 and is aged 32 now. His birthplace is Gorky, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He is nicknamed the Russian hammer. He is born in Russia but forged in Ireland. He had always wanted to enter the fighting line since his childhood and had asked his mother when he could join boxing. Artem recalls:
“‘No, you’ll get your nose broken,” she replied. Funnily enough my nose is the only thing I haven’t broken – hands, ribs… you name it, but not my nose.”
His family was an immigrant one and he had grown up in Russia. His parents had divorced and his stepfather was a mechanic. They moved to Argentina for 2 years. When he was 16, the family came to Ireland.
As regards his education, he was at the Donegal Secondary School from where he graduated and later moved to Dublin for college. He used to wash dishes in a restaurant during his school days. He got admission into DCU for business studies. He has an Irish and Russian nationality and his ethnicity is Russian.
Artem Lobov and his career and net worth
Artem did odd jobs for a living and while in college after seeing an ad for learning self-defense, he registered and took 2 weeks coaching. He was eager to fight on day one and his coach laughed at him for his craziness. He learned boxing and jiu-jitsu. He also trained under John Kavanagh at Straight Blast Gym. He also was working at a bank at the same time.
In 2010, he made his professional debut with European Cage Warriors. He competed in feather-, light- and welterweight. He fought with Chechen in 2015 and won the fight. He competed for entry into the Ultimate Fight and though he lost once, he could renter with the wild card entry. This time he defeated his opponents and secured entry into the Ultimate Fighter.
Artem was new to UFC and could not win with the seasoned fighters but managed to get a clean sweep with newcomer Chris Avila. He won more fights in 2016 and his popularity rose. Artem earns a handsome sum of annual salary and his net worth hs not been revealed.
Artem Lobov and his personal life
Artem’s personal life is under wraps. He has never disclosed or discussed on it and it is not known whether he is married or dating someone. It is also not known whether he has any children. He probably is now concentrating on building his career and getting wins in the matches.
Artem has a Twitter account and an Instagram on which there is a good fan following. His Instagram boasts of 370.6k followers. His weight is 66 kg and his height is 5 feet and 9 inches. He has dark brown eyes while his hair is black but he has most of the time shaved his head.
Source: the sports chronicle, en.wikipedia.org,