Khabib Nurmagomedov, Biography, Wiki, Height, Weight, Awards, Fights, Controversies and Many More

Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is a Russian professional mixed martial artist. He is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion

Khabib Nurmagomedov Biography, Family, Net worth, Championships, and Many More.

Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is an undefeated streak in mixed martial artist (MAA) 

Khabib Nurmagomedov Is also a judo black belt and Khabib currently fights in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and he is the first Muslim to win a title in UFA history

Khabib fight 28 matches with the different fighter but never losses and he currently holds the longest active undefeated streak in MMA (mixed martial artist (MAA)

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Khabib Career

Khabib made his specialized and professional MMA debut in Sept 2008 and completed four wins in under a month. 

On 11 Oct, Khabib became the inaugural Atrium Cup tournament champion (IACT), having beaten his three rivals at the Moscow event. Over the next 3 years, he went undefeated, finishing 11 out of 12 Rivals. 

A 16-0 record in the regional circuits of Russia and Ukraine was sufficient to get a call up from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

After a got call from UFC, Khabib’s father revealed in a media interview that due to an agreement dispute with the prophecy fighting championship (PRO-FC) His father said that Khabib had 11 court cases disputing the legality of Khabib’s UFC contract. 

After losing 6 court cases and winning 5 out of 11, They reached an agreement that Khabib was able to continue his fighting career.

Khabib Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Career

In 2011, Khabib signed a six-fight deal to contest in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight division.

In his UFC introduction, Khabib has beaten Kamal Shalorus on Jan 20, 2012, at UFC on FX 1 via offered submission in the 3rd round.

Khabib next defeated Gleison Tibau on Jul 7, 2012, at UFC 148 via unanimous decision.

The result of the match between the two was closely disputed, with Khabib unsuccessful in attempting to takedown Tibau, finishing 0 of 13 attempts, and Tibau finishing 1 of 6 attempts. 

5 of 6 media experts scored the fight for Tibau. The three judges recorded the fight 30-27 in favor of Khabib.

Khabib has beaten Thiago Tavares on Jan 19, 2013, at UFC on FX 7 and Khabib won the match via KO in the 1st round.

Khabib UFC Big Matches

Khabib vs. Iaquinta

A bout with Ferguson had been arranged for the fourth time and was probable to take place on 7 Apr 2018 at UFC 223.

However, on 1 Apr 2018, it was reported that Ferguson had hurt his knee and was to be substituted by Max Holloway. 

On 6 Apr, Holloway was pulled from the fight after the New York State Athletic Commission professed him unfit to participate due to risky weight cutting, and replaced by Al Iaquinta.

Only Khabib was qualified to win the challenge, as Iaquinta weighed in 0.2 pounds over the championship weight limit. Khabib dominated the fight, controlling Iaquinta from start to finish, and won via agreed decision to become the UFC Lightweight Champion.

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Khabib vs. McGregor

On Friday, 3 August 2018, it was declared that Khabib would make his first defense of the UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor at UFC 229 

on 6 October in Las Vegas. In the fight, Khabib conquered McGregor in the fourth round via submission. After the contest, Khabib scaled the Octagon and tried to attack McGregor’s teammate Dillon Danis, because McGregor and his team member making fun of his religion. Khabib beat them very badly.

Conor and Khabib have both got big bans for creating unfriendly scenes after the match at UFC 229

McGregor has been fined $50,000 and Ban for 6 months

while Khabib received the Big penalty, being docked $500,000 and banned for 9 months. The deferment is backdated to the fight, which took place in early Oct last year.

Khabib ban will be reduced by 3 months if he decides to record an anti-bullying message for the Las Vegas Police Department. Khabib fine will be deducted from his purse for UFC 229, according to the terms handed down by the Nevada Athletic Commission.

Khabib vs. Poirier

In Jun 2019, Khabib engaged a new multi-fight contract with the UFC. In the first fight of his new contract, Khabib made another defence of his title against interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier on 7 Sept 2019 in the main event at UFC 242.

Khabib won the fight via a rear-naked choke submission in the 3rd round. The win unified both titles and received Khabib his second Performance of the Night bonus award. 

Khabib and Poirier swapped shirts after the match in good manners as a show of respect. 

In his post-fight interview, Khabib said that he would be selling the shirt Poirier gave him and donating the profits to Poirier’s charity. The shirt sold for $100,000 and the donation was corresponding by UFC president Dana White.

Khabib vs. Ferguson

Khabib was arranged to defend his Championship against Tony Ferguson on Apr 18, 2020, at UFC 249. However, Khabib was incompetent to leave Russia Due to restricted air travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Apr 6, it was declared that Ferguson would face Justin Gaethje as a replacement. However, the event was postponed.

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Khabib has a unique fighting style 

Khabib a freestyle grappler whose specific expertise is wrestling with a background in Sambo. His style utilizes aspects of Judo, catch wrestling, Jiu-jitsu, clinch grappling and shoot boxing.

Khabib is known for his takedowns, his ability to deal damage on the ground with strikes from side control and the top, his ability to hold, control, and manipulate an opponent on the ground, threaten submissions off his back, and an extreme level of cardiovascular endurance, as well as the ability to endure hard strikes.

His wins have come mostly by way of decisions, submissions, and TKOs resulting from ground-and-pound attacks.

As with other ground-and-pound fighters, such as Georges St-Pierre and Jon Fitch, Khabib’s ground-and-pound fighting style has led to polarizing opinions.

Former three-time UFC Heavyweight Champion and two-time UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture admired Khabib as “brilliant”. MMA Commentator Joe Rogan, a black belt in both 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, said of Khabib, “

Khabib the most terrifying lightweight contender in the world,”.

Khabib Nurmagomedov Personal life 

Khabib married Patimat in Jun 2013 and has a daughter born on 1 Jun 2015 and a son born 30 Dec 2017. Nurmagomedov’s son was named after Khabib’s great-grandfather – Magomed

On Aug 31, 2019, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov declared to the Russian media TV that Khabib and his wife are expecting their 3rd child.

Khabib from Sunni Muslim family of the Shafi’i system of jurisprudence. Khabib can speak several languages, like English, Avar, Arabic, Russian, and, Turkish.

He regularly wears a papakha cap, part of his Dagestani Avar culture principles, after fights and during promotions. Khabib also has a cousin in UFC fighter Abubakar Nurmagomedov.

Khabib Nurmagomedov Records

  Mixed martial arts record

DateResultRecordOpponentMethod
7-Sep-19Win28–0Dustin PoirierSubmission (rear-naked choke)
6-Oct-18Win27–0Conor McGregorSubmission (neck crank)
7-Apr-18Win26–0Al IaquintaDecision (unanimous)
30-Dec-17Win25–0Edson BarbozaDecision (unanimous)
12-Nov-16Win24–0Michael JohnsonSubmission (kimura)
16-Apr-16Win23–0Darrell HorcherTKO (punches)
19-Apr-14Win22–0Rafael dos AnjosDecision (unanimous)
21-Sep-13Win21–0Pat HealyDecision (unanimous)
25-May-13Win20–0Abel TrujilloDecision (unanimous)
19-Jan-13Win19–0Thiago TavaresKO (punches and elbows)
7-Jul-12Win18–0Gleison TibauDecision (unanimous)
20-Jan-12Win17–0Kamal ShalorusSubmission (rear-naked choke)
22-Oct-11Win16–0Arymarcel SantosTKO (punches)
15-Sep-11Win15–0Vadim SandulskiySubmission (triangle choke)
5-Aug-11Win14–0Khamiz MamedovSubmission (triangle choke)
2-Jul-11Win13–0Kadzhik AbadzhyanSubmission (triangle choke)
5-May-11Win12–0Ashot ShaginyanTKO (punches)
9-Apr-11Win11–0Said KhalilovSubmission (kimura)
12-Feb-11Win10–0Alexander AgafonovTKO (corner stoppage)
18-Sep-10Win9–0Vitaliy OstroskiyTKO (punches)
10-Jun-10Win8–0Ali BagovDecision (unanimous)
3-Nov-09Win7–0Shahbulat ShamhalaevSubmission (armbar)
8-Aug-09Win6–0Eldar EldarovTKO (punches)
2:05Win5–0Said AkhmedTKO (punches)
11-Oct-08Win4–0Shamil AbdulkerimovDecision (unanimous)
5:00Win3–0Ramazan KurbanismailovDecision (unanimous)
5:00Win2–0Magomed MagomedovDecision (unanimous)

Height, weight, Zodiac Sign and many more

  • · Born: 20 September 1988 
  • · Born place: Sildi, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • · Other names: The Eagle
  • · Residence: Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia
  • · Nationality: Russian
  • · Religion: Islam (Sunni Muslim)
  • · Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
  • · Weight: 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
  • · color: Fair
  • · Hair color: Dark Brown
  • · Eyes color: Dark Brown
  • · Zodiac Sign: Virgo
  • · Style: Combat Sambo

Khabib Nurmagomedov Net worth 

Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is an undefeated streak in mixed martial artist (MAA) Khabib Nurmagomedov Is also a judo black belt and Khabib currently fights in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and he is the first Muslim to win a title in UFA history

ACCORDING to wealthypersons.com currently, Khabib has $35 million US dollar

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