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.
- Early life and career
- Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC
- UFC Lightweight Champion
- McGregor vs Khabib
- Khabib vs Poirier
- Khabib Career Stats
- Khabib Nurmagomedov Record
- Khabib Nurmagomedov Wife
- Who won UFC 229: McGregor vs Khabib?
- Where is Khabib Nurmagomedov from?
- What is Khabib Nurmagomedov net worth?
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.
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.
Khabib Career Stats
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s current record stands at 29-0. He is the current undisputed UFC Lightweight Champion of the world.
Wins by KO/TKO:
Wins by Submission:
WIns by Decision:
- UFC Lightweight Champion
- 70 in (178cm)
- 155 lb / 70 kg
Khabib Nurmagomedov Record
Below is the MMA and UFC professional 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||TKO (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||TKO (punches)||ProFC 36: Battle on the Caucas||22-Oct-2011|
|Win||15-0||Vadim Sandulskiy||Submission (triangle choke)||ProFC / GM 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||TKO (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||TKO (corner stoppage)||M-1 Selection Ukraine 2010: The Finals||12-Feb-2011|
|Win||9-0||Vitaliy Ostroskiy||TKO (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||TKO (punches)||Tsumada Fighting Championship 3||8-Aug-2009|
|Win||5-0||Said Akhmed||TKO (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)||CSFU: Champions League||13-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.