Said Nurmagomedov

Said Nurmagomedov

Personal Information

Full Name Said Nurmagomedov
Date of Birth April 5, 1992
Age 30
Nationality Russian
Birth Place Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia

Said Nurmagomedov: A Brief Biography

Said Nurmagomedov is a 30-year-old Russian professional fighter competing in the bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Nurmagomedov is a former AFC bantamweight champion.

Latest News Update for Said Nurmagomedov

Said Nurmagomedov lost his fight against Jonathan Martinez via decision on March 11, 2023, for UFC Fight Night 221 at The Theatre at Virgin Hotels, Las Vegas, United States.

Another end to another amazing fight. This card has been 🔥

Said Nurmagomedov Facts

Birth PlaceMakhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
Star SignAries
MMA Debut2009
MMA Record17-3
AchievementsFormer AFC bantamweight champion
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

Early Life and Career

Said Nurmagomedov was born in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia, and started training at a young age to escape from bullies.

He made his professional debut in featherweight class on August 22, 2009, and won the fight via an armbar submission.

During his early years, Said Nurmagomedov competed in promotions ranging from Absolute Championship Berkut to World Fighting Championship Akhmat, where he was a bantamweight champion in 2016.

Said Nurmagomedov’s Career in UFC

UFC Fight Night: Nurmagomedov v Striegl
UFC Fight Night: Nurmagomedov v Striegl

Said Nurmagomedov debuted on July 14, 2018, against Justin Scoggins at UFC Fight Night 133. Nurmagomedov won the fight via a split decision.

Said Nurmagomedov faced Ricardo Ramos for his second fight in the promotion and won the fight via technical knockout in the first round.

Nurmagomedov lost his first UFC fight against Raoni Barcelos on December 21, 2019.

On October 18, 2020, Nurmagomedov faced Mark Striegl and won the fight via knockout.

At UFC 270, Nurmagomedov submitted Cody Stamann in the first round and earned a ‘Performance of the Night bonus.


At UFC Vegas 58, Nurmagomedov won his fight against Douglas Silva de Andrade via unanimous decision.

Said Nurmagomedov, for his last fight, faced Saidyokub Kakhramonov and won the fight via submission in the second round.

Said Nurmagomedov Record

Loss17-3Jonathan MartinezDecision UFC Fight Night: Yan vs. DvalishviliMarch 11, 202335:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win17–2Saidyokub KakhramonovSubmission (ninja choke)UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. StricklandDecember 17, 202223:50Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win16–2Douglas Silva de AndradeDecision (unanimous)UFC on ESPN: dos Anjos vs. FizievJuly 9, 202235:00Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win15–2Cody StamannSubmission (guillotine choke)UFC 270January 22, 202210:47Anaheim, California, United States
Win14–2Mark StrieglKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean ZombieOctober 18, 202010:51Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Loss13–2Raoni BarcelosDecision (unanimous)UFC Fight Night: Edgar vs. The Korean ZombieDecember 21, 201935:00Busan, South Korea
Win13–1Ricardo RamosTKO (spinning back kick and punches)UFC Fight Night: Assunção vs. Moraes 2February 2, 201912:28Fortaleza, Brazil
Win12–1Justin ScogginsDecision (split)UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. IvanovJuly 14, 201835:00Boise, Idaho, United States
Win11–1Luis NogueiraDecision (unanimous)WFCA 42September 27, 201735:00Moscow, Russia
Win10–1Anderson dos SantosSubmission (guillotine choke)WFCA 35April 1, 201711:52Astana, Kazakhstan
Win9–1Abdul-Rakhman DudaevDecision (unanimous)WFCA 30October 4, 201655:00Grozny, Russia
Win8–1Walter Pereira Jr.Decision (unanimous)WFCA 22May 22, 201635:00Grozny, Russia
Win7–1Diego MarlonDecision (unanimous)WFCA 16May 12, 201635:00Grozny, Russia
Loss6–1Magomed BibulatovDecision (unanimous)ACB 9: Grand Prix BerkutJune 22, 201435:00Grozny, Russia
Win6–0German BarsegyanTKO (doctor stoppage)ACB 7: Grand Prix BerkutMay 18, 201411:50Grozny, Russia
Win5–0Magomed-Emin HazhgerievDecision (unanimous)ACB 4: Grand Prix BerkutMarch 30, 201425:00Grozny, Russia
Win4–0Aslan ToktarbaevDecision (unanimous)ACB 1: Grand Prix BerkutMarch 2, 201425:00Grozny, Russia
Win3–0Akhmed SarapovKO (punch)Liga Kavkaz: Battle in Khiv 1August 15, 201314:40Khiv, Russia
Win2–0Jolon Uulu JayloobaySubmission (armbar)Vale Tudo 3May 12, 201311:35Moscow, Russia
Win1–0Oscar NaveSubmission (armbar)World Ultimate Full Contact 15August 22, 200912:03Viseu

FAQs on Said Nurmagomedov

Q1. Who has Said Nurmagomedov lost to in the UFC?

Said Nurmagomedov has only lost to Raoni Barcelos and Jonathan Martinez in the UFC so far.

Q2. How many fights has Said Nurmagomedov had in the UFC?

Said Nurmagomedov has had eight fights in the UFC.

*Last updated on March 12, 2023.

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