Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is a Russian mixed martial artist who competes in various forms such as judo, wrestling, and three treasures. He is known for the longest record of 27 consecutive victories in mixed martial arts (MMA). Currently, he is fighting in the Ultimate Fight Championship lightweight competition.
He has been trained in martial arts since he was a child, so students who saw his father train him became interested in him. He is listed as the Army’s master of international melee combat sports, Pankration’s master of international sports, and the world champion of the three combat treasures. Khabib Nurmagomedov has won multiple championships in many fields, such as mixed martial arts, three treasures, grappling, and pan kill. As of January 2019, he is ranked third in the UFC’s official pound ranking.
Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov
Date of Birth:-
September 20th 1988
- In September 2008, Khabib Nurmagomedov made his MMA debut. In one month, he had four victories, including three in one day. In the second month, he won the first Atrium Cup Championship in Moscow.
- Over the next three years, he won 12 games, including his debut win at M-1 Global in 2009. Two years later, he continued to participate in ProFC promotions. In the same year, he participated in seven games and won all the games.
- His impressive 16 records were impressive and he finally gained the attention of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In 2011, he signed six sparring agreements with the UFC. Entered the lightweight department.
- His first game was against Kamal Shalorus in early 2012. He won the game in the third round. In the UFC competition, other artists he met and defeated were Gleison Tibau, Thiago Tavares, Rafael Dos Anjos, Pat Healy, and Abel Trujillo.
- In the 2013 game against Abel Trujillo, he set a new record of 21 successful shots out of 27 attempts. In the same year, he challenged the mixed martial artist Gilbert Melendez to a confrontational competition, which was originally scheduled for early 2014. However, the match was later canceled and then replaced by the American professional mixed martial artist. Nate Diaz. This round was later canceled for undisclosed reasons.
- Between September 2014 and 2015, he had to cancel several matches due to injuries and poor health. He was affected by knee and other injuries.
- In 2016, he returned by winning the UFC game against rookie Darrell Horcher. In November of the same year, he fought Michael Johnson and won the third round of the game and won the support of his opponents.
- In 2017, he was scheduled to fight interim heavyweight champion Tony Ferguson, but due to some complications during the weight loss process, he became ill and this round of competition had to be canceled.
- Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza meet at UFC 219 on December 30, 2017. Nurmagomedov was ahead of his opponent in all three rounds and won by unanimous decision, earning his first night performance bonus.
- On April 7, 2018, Nurmagmedov faced Al Iaquinta at UFC 223. Nurmagmedov was in his prime, easily defeating Iaquinta and winning the battle by unanimously deciding to become the UFC lightweight champion.
- On October 6, 2018, Nurmagomedov defended his UFC lightweight championship against Conor McGregor in the fourth round by defeating McGregor.
- Khabib Nurmagomedov was born in the village of Kirovaul in the Kizilyurtovsky district (now Russia) on September 20, 1988.
- He is the second of three children of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, a veteran and decorative athlete. He has an older brother named Mohammad Nurmagomedov and a younger sister, Amina Nurmagomedov.
- He began receiving combat training at a very young age. In 2001, the family moved to Makhachkala. Here, he began receiving wrestling training and began training in judo at the age of 15. Although he initially felt that the transition from wrestling to judo was challenging, his father felt he had to learn to wear a gi jacket to compete.
- At the age of 17, his father began training him in the Three Treasures of Battle. After a while, his family moved to Kiev, Ukraine, where he continued to receive training.
- He won the gold medal at the 2009 World Sambo Wrestling Championships. In the same year, he won the finalist award in the M-1 Challenge. In the same year, he also won the gold medal in the Russian Sambo Wrestling Championship organized by the Russian Sambo Federation.
- In 2010, he won two awards for Sambo; the gold medal (82 kg) at the World Sambo Championship and the silver medal (82 kg) at the World Sambo Championship.
- In 2012, he won two championships by winning the championship in 2012. He was a male light welterweight champion without Gi and ADCC rules light welterweight champion without Gi.
- He won the 2013 Fightbooth.com Staredown. Sherdog.com named him “2013 Best Fighter of the Year”.
- In 2016, Sherdog.com awarded him the title of “Best Fighter of the Year”. In the same year, he won the title of International Fighter of the Year at the World MMA Awards.
- Khabib Nurmagomedov holds the record for the most takedowns in a single Ultimate Fighting Championship. His record is 21 failures out of 27 attempts.
Although there is no official news about the net worth of Khabib Nurmagomedov, there was still one time when it was revealed briefly. His father, in an interview before his death, revealed that the net worth of Khabib Nurmagomedov is around 100 million dollars. This net worth is accumulated not only from his fighting career but also from hi numerous endorsement deals.
The name of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father is Abdulmanap Magomedovich Nurmagomedov who was a Russian athlete himself and coach of his sons. He died back in 2020.
He has two siblings. Their names are
- An older brother, Muhammad Nurmagomedov
- A younger sister, Amina Nurmagomedov
He has 3 children; one daughter and two sons.
Relationships & Affairs:-
He is married but the name of his wife has not been made public due to privacy.