Kickboxing / Muay Thai
Zarif Fayziyev was born on October 5th, 1989 in Samarkand Uzbekistan.
His father introduced Zarif to the sport “Muay Thai” when he was 6 years old. Zarif’s first trainer was Aek Aliyevich, one of the best trainers in Samarkand. At 8 years old he became the champion of Samarkand. Only a year later at 9 years old he became the champion of Uzbekistan. He remained undefeated in Uzbekistan from 1998 till 2005.
In 2005 Muay Thai world championship was held in Kazakhstan. Zarif won the competition and became Muay Thai World champion. He started coaching in 2009. Sixty of his students became champions in Uzbekistan and seven of his students became world champions.
Fayziyev says “I love being a coach and enspire my students to be champions, not only in the ring but in life as well”.