Georgiy Gagloev

Russian MMA fighter, Georgiy Gagloev, found dead on train

Russian MMA fighter Georgiy Gagloev has been found dead at the age of 25 in the carriage of a train which was traveling from Moscow to Vladikavkaz.

Gagloev’s body is said to have been discovered during a stop in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.

According to reports, Gagloev’s dead was “violent.” News outlet Baza reports that he was suffocated with a pillow. However, the Telegram channel “112” claims that Gagloev died of a pulmonary embolism. Photo below from Baza.

According to, “sources of the online publication Baza linked Gagloev’s alleged murder to the fact that he was searching for his aunt, Rimma Gagloeva, a well-known fortuneteller from the North Caucasus. Gagloeva went missing in Chechnya in February 2022, along with a taxi driver who, was taking her from Grozny to Beslan. After they disappeared, investigators opened a criminal case relating to the murder of two or more people.”

Gagloeva had a pro MMA record of 1-4 and last competed on December 31, 2021.

He was a local North Ossetian champion in freestyle wrestling and hand-to-hand combat before moving into MMA.

Gagloev was the 2016 winner of a men’s Sambo championship in St. Petersburg, the 2018 winner in judo at the St. Petersburg Armed Forces Championship, and the 2020 winner of a cage fighting MMA tournament in Kislovodsk.

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