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Karate Combats Inks Olympian Rafael Aghayev To Roster

Reigning Olympic silver medalist Rafael Aghayev has signed an exclusive agreement to compete in Karate Combat.

Rafael Aghayev is coming to Karate Combat. 

The promotion announced the signing of the Olympian, coming to agreement on an exclusive contract.

During the recent 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, Aghayev won three consecutive bouts to claim the silver medal. He competed in the men’s 75 kilogram (165-pound) division.

Along with his success at the Olympics, Aghayev is also a five-time world champion and 11-time European champion. He is hailed in his home country of Azerbaijan. 

“I’m an Olympic silver medalist, five-time world champion and 11-time European champion,” Aghayev said. “I’ve achieved everything I ever dreamed of and now Karate Combat is a new challenge for me. My goal is to win the Karate Combat World Championship and I’m going to give my best for this huge challenge.”

Karate Combat: Season 4 will begin production shortly at air during the Spring.

“Rafael Aghayev is one of the greatest karate competitors of all time and we are delighted to sign this new agreement with him as he carries the momentum of his Olympic victories into the Karate Combat Pit and goes after the professional world championship,” said Adam S. Kovacs, President, Karate Combat.

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