Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov, a Russian former professional mixed martial artist, was born on September 20, 1988. He was the longest-reigning UFC Lightweight Champion, holding the belt from April 2018 to March 2021. He is widely considered to be one of the best mixed martial artists of all time. He finished his career with a perfect record of 29 victories and no losses.
Nurmagomedov has a history in sambo, judo, and wrestling. He is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion. Until his title vacation in March 2021, Nurmagomedov was rated in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings. He is the all-time best lightweight according to Fight Matrix.
Nurmagomedov is the first Muslim to win a UFC title, hailing from the Russia’s republic of Dagestan.
He has over 33 million Instagram followers as of February 2022, making him the most followed Russian. He’s also an MMA promoter, well known for his work with the Eagle Fighting Championship (EFC). He’s worked as a mixed martial arts cornerman and coach since retiring.
Khabib’s Net Worth
Nurmagomedov is a $30 million man. He is an avid football enthusiast who supports Real Madrid and Liverpool F.C. as well as the Russian public. Nurmagomedov has continued to enhance his prospects by taking classes, despite his MMA triumphs and financial stability. See Khabib Nurmagomedov’s net worth.
Nurmagomedov is an undergraduate student at the Russia’s Plekhanov University of Economics in his fourth year. Adding a college education to the athlete’s resume is even another feather in his crown.
On September 20, 1988, Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov was born in Russia’s Kizilyurtovsky District. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, a distinguished athlete and war veteran, raised him as the second of three children. Amina, his younger sister, had an older brother named Mohamed.
His father began teaching him to combat sambo when he was seventeen years old. His family eventually relocated to Kyiv, Ukraine, where he continued his education.
In 2008, Khabib debuted in mixed martial arts. He won four times in a month, three of them on the same day. He won the Atrium Cup competition championship in Moscow the following month. He won 12 matches in the three years after that, including his M-1 Global debut victory in 2009.
He had to cancel many matches owing to injuries and ill health between September 2014 and September 2015. Knee and other injuries had a negative impact on him. He made a comeback in 2016 with a UFC victory over newcomer Darrell Horcher.
He was set to fight Tony Ferguson for the Interim Lightweight Championship in 2017, however, he became unwell as a result of issues arising from the weight-cutting regimen, and the bout had to be canceled.
On December 30, 2017, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Edson Barboza fought in UFC 219 in Moscow. Nurmagomedov dominated his opponent throughout the bout, winning by unanimous decision to collect his first Performance of the Night bonus.
Nurmagomedov successfully defended his UFC lightweight title by submitting Conor McGregor in the fourth round at UFC 229 on October 6, 2018.
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s wifi
Khabib Nurmagomedov prefers to keep a low profile and has kept his wife’s identity a secret. In June of 2013, Khabib Nurmagomedov wed Patimat. They married in Kirovaul, a village near Makhachkala that is home to the Nurmagomedovs.
Khabib and his wife were distant relatives who grew up in the same rural community of Sidi.
Nurmagomedov has a daughter, born on June 1, 20
15, and two sons, born on December 30, 2017, and December 22, 2019.
The Achievements of Khabib Nurmagomedov
Khabib Nurmagomedov is undefeated in Mixed Martial Arts, with a lifetime record of 29-0.
Khabib’s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, wanted him to fight former UFC Welterweight and Middleweight champion George St. Pierre before retiring.
Khabib declared his retirement from mixed martial arts after defending his championship against former Interim UFC Lightweight Champion Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 because his mother didn’t want him to fight after his father died.