Khabib Nurmagomedov (full name: Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov), also known as The Eagle, is a retired Russian professional mixed martial artist (MMA) and the Undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion. Nurmagomedov, a former two-time Combat Sambo World Champion, made his professional MMA debut in 2008 and signed with the UFC in 2012.
Currently undefeated in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, Khabib's MMA record stands at 29-0, which is also the longest streak in MMA today. He is also the longest-reigning UFC Lightweight Champion(993 days and counting) having held the title since April 2018.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is the first Russian-born and Muslim fighter to win a title in the UFC. He is also tied with B.J. Penn and Benson Henderson for the most title wins in the Lightweight division and his UFC 229 main event fight against Conor McGregor drew 2.4 million PPV buys, which is the highest ever in terms of an MMA event.
What is Khabib Nurmagomedov Net Worth 2022?
According to celebrity net worth, Khabib Nurmagomedov's Net Worth in 2022 stands at a total of $40 million and is the richest UFC fighter after Conor McGregor. Though his father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, told the Daily Mail in April 2020 that his son is worth $100 million. Forbes also reported that Khabib earned around $16.5 million in the 2019-20 fiscal year. Khabib earned more than $6 million as his payout for his fight against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.
Khabib Nurmagomedov likes to maintain a very private life and hasn’t gone public about his wife. Khabib Nurmagomedov married Patimat in June of 2013. They got married in Kirovaul village near Makhachkala where the Nurmagomedovs live.
Khabib and his wife grew up in the same rural locality of Sildi and were distant relatives to each other. Nurmagomedov has a daughter who was born on the 1st of June 2015 and two sons, one who was born on the 30th of December, 2017, and one who was born on 22nd December, 2019 respectively.
As aforementioned, Khabib Nurmagomedov's wife also likes to follow a very private life.
Khabib Nurmagomedov's father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, is one of the most popular coaches in Russia including his son, the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedv is also a master of the USSR in freestyle wrestling and has the title of Honored Coach of Russia.
Khabib Nurmagomedov's Record
Khabib Nurmagomedov's career record stands at 29-0 as the Russian fighter remains undefeated in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts.
Though Khabib's father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, wanted him to reach the record of 30-0 and possibly face former UFC Welterweight and Middleweight champion George St. Pierre before he retired.
Khabib announced his retirement from MMA at UFC 254 after defending his title against the former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje because his mother didn't want him to fight anymore after his father passed away.
Khabib Nurmagomedov earned $2 million as a base salary for defending his UFC Lightweight Championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 229. However, this amount doesn’t include the ppv or sponsor bonuses received by the fighter. So it is safe to say, Nurmagomedov made much more money for fighting McGregor. Also McGregor Made $3 million at UFC 229, which doesn't include the PPV and Sponsor payouts.
Khabib and McGregor were fined $500,000 and $50,000 respectively and suspended for a few months, because of the brawl that took place after the fight between McGregor, Khabib and their teammates inside the arena, by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Q. Is Khabib Nurmagomedov rich?
Possessing a reported net worth of $40 million, Khabib Nurmagomedov is definitely rich.
Q. Who won McGregor vs Khabib?
Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor and successfully defended his Lightweight Championship at UFC 229. Nurmagomedov picked up the win by forcing The Notorious One to submit to the neck crank in the 4th round.