|Full Name||Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov|
|Date of Birth||September 20, 1988|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
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- Early life and career
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- U.F.C. Lightweight Champion
- Khabib Nurmagomedov Record
- Most popular fights of Khabib Nurmagomedov
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Khabib, "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov, is a former U.F.C. Lightweight Champion with a professional M.M.A. record of 29 wins and 0 losses. Khabib is a black belt in judo and holds the record for the longest U.F.C. lightweight championship reign.
Latest News Update for Khabib Nurmagomedov
Soon after Islam Makhachev's win at UFC 280: Oliveira vs. Makhachev, Khabib Nurmagamedov announced Makhachev's plan to become the No.1 pound-for-pound champion after defeating Alexander Volkanovski in Perth, Australia.
Khabib Nurmagamedov settled the beef between Khamzat Chimaev and his cousin Abubakar Nurmagamedov after the incident at UFC 280.
Khabib Nurmagomedov Facts
|Birth Place||Sildi, Dagestan, Russia|
|Father’s Name||Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov|
|Mother’s Name||Fatima Nurmagomedov|
|Net Worth (2023)||$40 Million|
|Last Fight Earnings||$6,877,500|
|Date of Birth||20 September 1988|
|Education||Plekhanov Russian University of Economics|
|Achievements||Former UFC Lightweight Champion|
|Endorsements||Gorilla Energy, Reebok, Toyota, SalamPay|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
Early life and career
Khabib Nurmagomedov started his combat sports training under the tutelage of his father at eight years of age. He began training at a high level in wrestling by age 12, judo at age 15, and combat sambo by age 17.
Nurmagomedov won Combat Sambo's W.C.S.F. World Championship in 2009 and 2010 while fighting in M.M.A. He made his M.M.A. debut in 2008 at C.S.F.U.: Champions League against Vusal Bayramov. The Russian submitted Vusal in the first round via submission. He next entered the Pakrtation Artium Cup, with all his victories coming via unanimous decision.
He moved to welterweight and won the Tsumada Fighting Championship 3 Tournament.
Nurmagomedov won his next title at Golden Fist And M-1 before signing with ProFC. He went 6-0 in the promotion with the distinction of finishing every opponent in the first round. He left ProFC in 2011 to join the U.F.C.
Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC
Khabib Nurmagomedov came into the U.F.C. with a perfect record of 16-0 and built his history by easily winning every fight in the octagon. He beat some of the best U.F.C. fighters in the promotion, including Michael Johnson, Rafael Dos Anjos, and Conor McGregor.
U.F.C. Lightweight Champion
Khabib Nurmagodemov faced Al Iaquinta on UFC 223 for the vacant U.F.C. lightweight belt after Tony Ferguson sustained a knee injury and Max Holloway was declared unfit by the New York State Athletic Commission. 'The Eagle' dominated Iaquinta in the 5-round fight and won unanimously.
Khabib Nurmagomedov Record
Below is the professional M.M.A. record of Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov:
|Win||29-0||Justin Gaethje||Technical Submission (Triangle Choke)||UFC 254||24-Oct-2020|
|Win||28-0||Dustin Poirier||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC 242||7-Sept-2019|
|Win||27-0||Conor Mcgregor||Submission (neck crank)||UFC 229||6-Oct-2018|
|Win||26-0||Al Iaquinta||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 223||7-Apr-2018|
|Win||25-0||Edson Barboza||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 219||30-Dec-2017|
|Win||24-0||Michael Johnson||Submission (Kimura)||UFC 205||12-Nov-2016|
|Win||23-0||Darrell Horcher||T.K.O. (punches)||UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans||16-Apr-2016|
|Win||22-0||Rafael dos Anjos||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne||19-Apr-2014|
|Win||21-0||Pat Healy||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 165||21-Sep-2013|
|Win||20-0||Abel Trujillo||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 160||25-May-2013|
|Win||19-0||Thiago Tavares||KO (punches and elbows)||UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping||19-Jan-2013|
|Win||18-0||Gleison Tibau||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 148||7-Jul-2012|
|Win||17-0||Kamal Shalorus||Submission (rear-naked choke)||UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller||20-Jan-2012|
|Win||16-0||Arymarcel Santos||T.K.O. (punches)||ProFC 36: Battle on the Caucasus||22-Oct-2011|
|Win||15-0||Vadim Sandulskiy||Submission (triangle choke)||ProFC / G.M. Fight: Ukraine Cup 3||15-Sep-2011|
|Win||14-0||Khamiz Mamedov||Submission (triangle choke)||ProFC 30: Battle on Don||5-Aug-2011|
|Win||13-0||Kadzhik Abadzhyan||Submission (triangle choke)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup Final||2-Jul-2011|
|Win||12-0||Ashot Shaginyan||T.K.O. (punches)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup 15||5-May-2011|
|Win||11-0||Said Khalilov||Submission (Kimura)||ProFC: Union Nation Cup 14||9-Apr-2011|
|Win||10-0||Alexander Agafonov||T.K.O. (corner stoppage)||M-1 Selection Ukraine 2010: The Finals||12-Feb-2011|
|Win||9-0||Vitaliy Ostroskiy||T.K.O. (punches)||M-1 Selection Ukraine 2010: Clash of the Titans||18-Sep-2010|
|Win||8-0||Ali Bagov||Decision (unanimous)||Golden Fist Russia||10-Jun-2010|
|Win||7-0||Shahbulat Shamhalaev||Submission (armbar)||M-1 Challenge: 2009 Selections 9||3-Nov-2009|
|Win||6-0||Eldar Eldarov||T.K.O. (punches)||Tsumada Fighting Championship 3||8-Aug-2009|
|Win||5-0||Said Akhmed||T.K.O. (punches)||Tsumada Fighting Championship 3||8-Aug-2009|
|Win||4-0||Shamil Abdulkerimov||Decision (unanimous)||Pankration Atrium Cup||11-Oct-2008|
|Win||3-0||Ramazan Kurbanismailov||Decision (unanimous)||Pankration Atrium Cup||11-Oct-2008|
|Win||2-0||Magomed Magomedov||Decision (unanimous)||Pankration Atrium Cup||11-Oct-2008|
|Win||1-0||Vusal Bayramov||Submission (triangle choke)||C.S.F.U.: Champions League||13-Sep-2008|
Most popular fights of Khabib Nurmagomedov
Nurmagomedov vs. McGregor
Conor McGregor fought Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229. This would be Conor's return to the octagon after two years and would see both fighters fight for the U.F.C. lightweight championship. Nurmagomedov would dominate McGregor on the ground in the first two rounds before opting to stand with the Irishman in the third. The fight ended in the fourth when the Russian put Mcgregor in a neck crank, forcing 'The Notorious' to tap.
Nurmagomedov vs. Poirier
Khabib Nurmagomedov returned to the octagon at UFC 242 to face interim champion Dustin Poirier to unify the U.F.C. lightweight championship. Nurmagomedov would dominate Poirier and control him on the ground for close to nine minutes. To retain the title, he sealed the victory in the third round via a rear-naked choke submission.
Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje
Khabib Nurmagomedov fought interim champion Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 to unify the U.F.C. lightweight championship. He lost the first round on the judge's scorecard but choked out Gaethje in the second round with a mounted triangle choke. 'The Eagle' announced his retirement from M.M.A. in the post-fight interview.
FAQs on Khabib Nurmagomedov
Q1. How many losses did Khabib Nurmagomedov have?
Khabib Nurmagomedov didn't have any losses in his M.M.A. career.
Q2. Is Khabib Nurmagomedov a black belt?
Yes, Khabib Nurmagomedov is a black belt in Judo.
Q3. Is Khabib Nurmagomedov considered a GOAT in the U.F.C.?
Many fans and analysts consider Nurmagomedov the greatest M.M.A. fighter in history – the "G.O.A.T." He went 13-0 in the U.F.C. with seven finishes and won four title fights.
Latest Updated on January 11th, 2023.