Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Full NameKhabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov

BornSeptember 20, 1988

Height5 ft 10 in



The UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov is one of the more controversial

fighters in the world but is recognized for his exceptional ability inside the Octagon. As of

writing this, he is yet to be defeated inside the Octagon.

  1. Early life and career
  2. Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC
  3. UFC Lightweight Champion
  4. McGregor vs Khabib
  5. Khabib vs Poirier
  6. Khabib Career Stats
  7. Khabib Nurmagomedov Record
  8. Khabib Nurmagomedov Wife
  9. Who won UFC 229: McGregor vs Khabib?
  10. Where is Khabib Nurmagomedov from?
  11. What is Khabib Nurmagomedov net worth?

UFC 242 Khabib v Poirier

Early life and career

Khabib Nurmagomedov was born in the village of Sildi in Tsumadinsky District of the Dagestan ASSR, which is an autonomous republic inside Russia. His father was a veteran of the army and had wrestled from an early age as well as training in other martial art forms earlier. Khabib trained under his father and started wrestling from the age of 8. He was attracted to Mixed Martial Arts when he saw others training in it inside the gym. Khabib trained in wrestling, judo, and combat sambo in his youth. He would get into street fights for a while but then focused completely on Mixed Martial Arts. Khabib made his MMA debut in 2008 and would fight a long time in Pro FC and M1, before finally making his debut in the UFC in 2012.

Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC

Khabib came into the UFC with a record of 16-0 and then went on to build on that. Inside the Octagon, he was practically undefeatable. He beat some of the best UFC fighters in the world, including Pat Healy, Rafael Dos Anjos and Edson Barboza.

UFC Lightweight Champion

With his record standing at 25-0 he faced Al Iaquinta and defeated him for the UFC Lightweight Championship. After becoming the UFC Lightweight Champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov became entangled in a huge feud with Conor McGregor. With extremely bad blood between the two, there were plenty of incidents between Khabib and Conor McGregor in the lead up to the fight.

McGregor vs Khabib

The lead-up to the pay-per-view event of UFC 229 saw a huge amount of trash-talking take place between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. When the pay-per-view finally rolled around, Conor McGregor entered the Octagon with Khabib Nurmagomedov. In a 4 round fight, McGregor was dominated by Khabib. The two put on a show, but in the end, Conor McGregor had to tap out of the fight ending it early in the fourth round. Post-fight, he jumped into the crowd attacking McGregor’s corner-men. His action sparked a brawl among the crowd between McGregor and Khabib fans.

UFC 229: Khabib v McGregor

Khabib vs Poirier

At UFC 242, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his return to the Octagon for the first time since UFC 229, as he faced interim UFC Lightweight Champion, Dustin Poirier in a title unification bout. Nurmagomedov eventually defeated Poirier via third round submission, after having dominated the first two rounds of the fight. With the win, Nurmagomedov extended his winning streak to 28-0 and unified the UFC Lightweight Championship, as well.

UFC 242 Khabib v Poirier

Khabib Career Stats

Current Status:

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s current record stands at 29-0. He is the current undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion of the world.



Wins by KO/TKO:

  1. 8

Wins by Submission:

  1. 11

WIns by Decision:

  1. 10

Current Titles:

  1. UFC Lightweight Champion


  1. 70 in (178cm)


  1. 155 lb / 70 kg

Weight Class:

  1. Lightweight

Khabib Nurmagomedov Record

Below is the MMA and UFC professional record of Khabib "The Eagle" Nurmagomedov:

Win29-0Justin GaethjeTechnical Submission (Triangle Choke)UFC 25424-Oct-2020
Win28-0Dustin PoirierSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC 2427-Sept-2019
Win27-0Conor McgregorSubmission (neck crank)UFC 2296-Oct-2018
Win26-0Al IaquintaDecision (unanimous)UFC 2237-Apr-2018
Win25-0Edson BarbozaDecision (unanimous)UFC 21930-Dec-2017
Win24-0Michael JohnsonSubmission (kimura)UFC 20512-Nov-2016
Win23-0Darrell HorcherTKO (punches)UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans16-Apr-2016
Win22-0Rafael dos AnjosDecision (unanimous)UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne19-Apr-2014
Win21-0Pat HealyDecision (unanimous)UFC 16521-Sep-2013
Win20-0Abel TrujilloDecision (unanimous)UFC 16025-May-2013
Win19-0Thiago TavaresKO (punches and elbows)UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping19-Jan-2013
Win18-0Gleison TibauDecision (unanimous)UFC 1487-Jul-2012
Win17-0Kamal ShalorusSubmission (rear-naked choke)UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller20-Jan-2012
Win16-0Arymarcel SantosTKO (punches)ProFC 36: Battle on the Caucas22-Oct-2011
Win15-0Vadim SandulskiySubmission (triangle choke)ProFC / GM Fight: Ukraine Cup 315-Sep-2011
Win14-0Khamiz MamedovSubmission (triangle choke)ProFC 30: Battle on Don5-Aug-2011
Win13-0Kadzhik AbadzhyanSubmission (triangle choke)ProFC: Union Nation Cup Final2-Jul-2011
Win12-0Ashot ShaginyanTKO (punches)ProFC: Union Nation Cup 155-May-2011
Win11-0Said KhalilovSubmission (kimura)ProFC: Union Nation Cup 149-Apr-2011
Win10-0Alexander AgafonovTKO (corner stoppage)M-1 Selection Ukraine 2010: The Finals12-Feb-2011
Win9-0Vitaliy OstroskiyTKO (punches)M-1 Selection Ukraine 2010: Clash of the Titans18-Sep-2010
Win8-0Ali BagovDecision (unanimous)Golden Fist Russia10-Jun-2010
Win7-0Shahbulat ShamhalaevSubmission (armbar)M-1 Challenge: 2009 Selections 93-Nov-2009
Win6-0Eldar EldarovTKO (punches)Tsumada Fighting Championship 38-Aug-2009
Win5-0Said AkhmedTKO (punches)Tsumada Fighting Championship 38-Aug-2009
Win4-0Shamil AbdulkerimovDecision (unanimous)Pankration Atrium Cup11-Oct-2008
Win3-0Ramazan KurbanismailovDecision (unanimous)Pankration Atrium Cup11-Oct-2008
Win2-0Magomed MagomedovDecision (unanimous)Pankration Atrium Cup11-Oct-2008
Win1-0Vusal BayramovSubmission (triangle choke)CSFU: Champions League13-Sep-2008

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wife

Khabib Nurmagomedov got married in June 2013. But out of respect for his family her name has not been revealed to the general public. Khabib has kept his private life private, having no photos on an social media sites of his wife or children.

Who won UFC 229: McGregor vs Khabib?

In a 4-round fight, McGregor was dominated by Khabib. The two put on a show, but in the end, Conor McGregor had to tap out of the fight ending it early in the fourth round.

Where is Khabib Nurmagomedov from?

Khabib Nurmagomedov was born in the village of Sildi in Tsumadinsky District of the Dagestan ASSR, which is an autonomous republic inside Russia.

What is Khabib Nurmagomedov net worth?

As of 2019, the current Khabib Nurmagomedov Net Worth stands at a total of $2 million.

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