Mahmud Aliyev (Azerbaijani: Mahmud Əliyev, born on February 13, 1970) is an Azerbaijani wrestler turned mixed martial artist (MMA). He is a two times Azerbaijan Freestyle Wrestling Champion in 68 kg weight division. He is also a coach for the Azerbaijan Olympic wrestling team since 2004. Aliyev made his mixed martial arts (MMA) debut on February 20, 2005 at the PRIDE 29 against the Pride veteran Kiyoshi Tamura. Tamura defeated Mahmud Aliyev by technical knockout at 5:09 of Round 1.