Khabib Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov

Russian mixed martial arts fighter, UFC champion
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Short biography

Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is a Russian mixed martial arts fighter from Dagestan.

Brief biography

Khabib Nurmagomedov was born on September 20, 1988 in the village of Sildi, in Dagestan.

Was engaged in sports since the early childhood. His first trainer was his father, master of sports of the USSR in freestyle wrestling.

Nurmagomedov'sdebut fight on the big stage took place in 2012. It was the fight against the Iranian fighter Kamal Shalorus, held under the auspices of the UFC.

Personal life of Nurmagomedov

Khabib Nurmagomedov is married. The fighter has two children - a daughter born in 2015, and a son born in 2017.

Khabib Nurmagomedov - iconic fights

  • Nurmagomedov vs. The most scandalous fight in Nurmagomedov's career. It took place in October 2018 and ended with the surrender of McGregor in the fourth round. However, immediately at the end of the fight, without waiting for the presentation of the belt, Nurmagomedov got into a fight with McGregor's trainer Dillon, which quickly escalated into a mass brawl involving Nurmagomedov's team and even McGregor himself. As a result, the belt ceremony did not take place in the ring, and Nurmagomedov was threatened with forfeiture of the title.

  • Nurmagomedov vs. The fight took place in April 2018. The fight was originally planned to be between Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson, but the latter declined due to injury. As a result, Iaquinta was selected from a number of potential candidates for the fight. Nurmagomedov defeated him, becoming the UFC champion.

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Floyd Mayweather

The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to take place in the spring of 2020. The show will take place in Russia. At the same time, the fight will have to take place according to the rules of boxing. It should be noted that both Mayweather and Nurmagomedov are both undefeated fighters, who have not suffered a single defeat. Bookmakers are already taking bets on Mayweather and Nurmagomedov fight and according to the odds, the clear favorite is Mayweather.

Nurmagomedov's titles

In total, Khabib Nurmagomedov has fought 27 professional fights without losing a single fight.

As a result, Nurmagomedov holds the UFC champion title. In addition, Nurmagomedov holds the following titles:

  • "Breakthrough Fighter of the Year" by MMA Nuts.com, KingdomMMA.co.uk and Sherdog.com.

  • "International Fighter of the Year" by the World MMA Awards.

  • "Beatdown of the Year" by Sherdog.com.

Khabib Nurmagomedov on

  • Facebook. Nurmagomedov's Facebook page has 1.2 million followers.

  • Twitter. His Twitter account has almost eight hundred thousand readers.

  • Instagram. The most popular is his Instagram page, where Nurmagomedov publishes his photos. In 2019, the number of subscribers exceeded 14 million.

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