Ottman Azaitar is a German- Moroccan professional MMA fighter. He was a German champion in Thai boxing and world champion of the Brave Combat Federation in the lightweight class.
Quick Facts and Information on Ottman Azaitar
|Full Name / Real Name||Ottman Azaitar|
|Birthday / Date of Birth||20th February 1990|
|Current Residence||Weiden, Germany|
|Ethnicity||Mixed (German- Moroccan)|
|Education||Hildegard von Bingen grammar school (Bachelor Graduate)|
|Social Media||Twitter, Instagram|
|Net Worth||$ 2 million|
Ottman Azaitar Bio: Parents, Ethnicity, Family
Ottman was born in Cologne, Germany on 20th February 1990. At the moment of this writing, Azaitar is currently 30 years old since his birthday month falls in February, his birth sign is Pisces.
Azaitar grew up with his parents in the Delbrück district of Cologne until he moved to Weiden with his family. He belongs to German- Moroccan descent. Ottman Azaitar is the younger brother of MMA fighter Abu Azaitar. Ottman also has a small brother Omar Azaitar with whom he used to play boxing when he was young.
He attended the König-Fahd-Akademie in Bonn until he was fifteen. At the academy, all school subjects are taught exclusively in Arabic. This unusual school career initially had a negative impact on his German knowledge, which made him feel when he switched to the Hildegard von Bingen grammar school in Cologne.
However, Azaitar overcame the initial language difficulties, and in 2012 he left grammar school after graduating from high school with a grade point average of 1.9. After graduating from high school, he began studying business administration.
Ottman Azaitar MMA / UFC Career
Firstly, Ottman was just six when he started his sports career. Up to the age of ten, he learned the techniques of ju-jitsu martial arts. He then switched to boxing, Thai boxing, and kickboxing, in which he won several vital titles up to 2012. These include his titles as a Thai boxing champion in North Rhine-Westphalia in 2011 and as a German Thai boxing champion in the following year. At the same time, Ottman Azaitar was called up to the German national Thai boxing team and took part in the world championship in Saint Petersburg.
Ottman Azaitar has been fighting in MMA sports under various organizations since 2012. He led fights under the international MMA organization “Brave Combat Federation” and won the “Fight of the Year 2016” title in this series of events, after defeating his Argentine opponent Kevin Koldobsky on points at a co-main event in the third-round hit. Other fights took place among MMA organizations known throughout Europe, such as the German MMA Championship.
In 2014, at the invitation of friends, Ottman Azaitar had the opportunity to meet boxing legend Muhammad Ali, personally in his birthplace in Louisville, Kentucky, and attend the subsequent benefit event with Bruno Mars. Azaitar trained in his fight preparations worldwide in various gyms, including the Gym in Las Vegas by Floyd Mayweather Jr.
In his title fight on November 17, 2017, in Bahrain, Ottman Azaitar won the first world championship title in the lightweight class of the Brave Combat Federation’s lightweight category. On August 18, 2018, he defeated Danijel Kokora at Brave14 in Morocco. Then he took off the brave belt and switched to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Ottman Azaitar Awards and Record
Azaitar hasn’t had a single defeat in his career so far, which made him win several awards and broke several records for himself. Some of the record he made for himself are provided below:
2014: Best MMA Newcomer (Ground and Pound)
2015: A best young fighter in Germany (Ground and Pound)
2015: Submission of the year 2015 (Ground and Pound)
2016: Fight of the Year (Brave Combat Federation)
2017: Brave Lightweight World Champion (Brave Combat Federation)
2018: Honoring the Moroccan King Mohamed VI
Ottman Azaitar Next Fight
Azaitar has recently played against Khama Worthy on September 13 2020 and Teemu Packalen on September 7. With his great moves and punches, he was able to defeat both of them.
After his win against Khama Worthy, Azaitar has officially won 13 matches in his life. UFC president Dana White admitted he was extremely impressed by Ottman’s recent performance, and he was awarded a $50,000 “Performance of the Night” award. Azaitar has neither drawn a match nor been defeated yet.
Meanwhile, talking about Ottman’s next fight, it hasn’t been decided yet. But, Dana White has said; he plans on getting the Moroccan fighter booked on one of the company’s upcoming five shows on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi. On the other hand, Azaitar said he’ll take any assignment the company offers.
“I take everything, everyone, every step, every opponent seriously and prepare for any opponent,” Azaitar said. “I train very hard and give my best. I am open for anything.”
Ottman Azaitar Height and weight
Ottman Azaitar stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (170 cm) and weighs around 70 Kg (155 lbs. pound). Although Azaitar was born in German, he later moved to Morocco and now holds Moroccan nationality. His body measurement is 42-32-36 Inches.
He has a fair brown complexion and is usually bald with black eye color. He is a Muslim and carries the Country’s flag during the match as Azaitar is also very devoted to his country. Additionally, he is also called a Bulldozer. Azaitar has a muscular body and displays a certain closeness to the King of Morocco, Mohammed VI.
Ottman Azaitar Girlfriend / Dating
Azaitar is currently single and doesn’t have a girlfriend. Azaitar is focused on his boxing career. Additionally, we found that he was previously engaged in a relationship; however, any information about his girlfriend hasn’t been disclosed yet to the public.
Even though his brother Abu was accused of beating his girlfriend, Ottman is a real gentleman and loved his girlfriend until they broke up.
Ottman Azaitar Net Worth
Azaitar is a professional boxer and has been in UFC boxing for more than seven years. According to various sources, Ottman earns 138000$ annually. So, considering all the contributions that he has made in his career thus far, Ottman has managed to garner a very rewarding return.
Currently, Ottman Azaitar’s net worth is estimated at $2 Million. However, with a very promising ahead of him, Ottman’s net worth in the coming years is likely to increase by folds.
Ottman Azaitar Social media
Azaitar is active in his Instagram account, where he has followers of more than 750 thousand as of September 2020. He mostly posts about his career by posting his future matches and winning matches. He also has a twitter account where he occasionally tweets and retweets about other related stuff