Khabib
Nurmagomedov
23-0-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #1 Lightweight
Fight Night Bonuses:

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 7 fights.
Record: 23-0-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Eagle
From: Dagestan Russia
Fights Out Of: Dagestan Russia
Age: 28
Height: 5' 10" ( 177 cm )
Weight: 155 lb ( 70 kg )
Reach 64"

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
581
46% Successful
270
Types of Successful Strikes
0
270
38% Standing
54% Ground
102
22
146
Striking Defense
70
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
75
49% Successful
37
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
3
28
0
Takedown Defense
83
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Khabib Nurmagomedov
UFC 205: Alvarez vs McGregor
Nov 12, 2016
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Win
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Apr 16, 2016
75
6
2
0
0
0
7
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Apr 19, 2014
20
36
0
6
0
0
0
6
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Sep 21, 2013
44
54
0
5
0
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Khabib Nurmagomedov
May 25, 2013
23
11
21
1
2
0
3
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Jan 19, 2013
2
22
0
0
0
0
0
1
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Jul 7, 2012
28
25
1
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Khabib Nurmagomedov
Jan 20, 2012
13
35
0
3
0
1
0
7
R3 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Morning run for about 30 minutes, lunch, sparring. Grappling and striking every other night. Also I like to go to Russian sauna once a week.

When and why did you start training for fighting? In 2008 I decided to start competing in MMA under the guidance of my father. I had secured a few Combat Sambo awards by that time. My first fight I finished in the second round by RNC and was awarded submission of the night.

What ranks and titles have you held? Two-time Russian Combat Sambo and two-time World Sambo Champion

Do you have any heroes? My childhood friend Eldar Eldarov

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s my childhood dream and can tell you that I have seen all of UFC’s fights. This is something I was doing while other kids played video games.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I graduated from Financial Academy with honors.
What was your job before you started fighting? I am dedicated to fighting and I did not have to work except for training youth and children in wrestling.
 
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? M-1 Selection Champion
 
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Internationally recognized Sambo Master

Favorite grappling technique: Free-style wrestling, double and single leg takedowns

Favorite striking technique: Thai Clinch, knees and elbows
 
• Pro since 2008

• Eight wins by KO, seven by submission

• Has finished 11 of last 15 wins

Career

Key Opponents

Kamal Shalorus
Kamal Shalorus
7-3-2
( W-L-D )

More Fighters