Azat Askerov GRANDMASTER 9th DAN
Was born August 20, 1971 in a small village, near the area of Sabirabad, Azerbaijan. In 1987, Asgarov became champion of the USSR on the Greco-Roman wrestling.
Azad had 50 fights on pankration among professionals, in which he won forty five fights, two draws and lost three fights due to his injuries.
He has founded Azerbaijan Pankration and MMA Federation;
Askerov has personally brought up 21 world champions, more than 150 champions of Azerbaijan.