Biography of Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov
|Nick Name||The Eagle|
|Real Name||Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov|
|Famous as||Being the UFC Lightweight Champion|
|Body Measurement||Chest: 40 inches|
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 15 inches
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Birthplace||Sildi, Tsumadinsky, Dagestan, Russia|
|Family||Father- Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov (MMA Coach)|
Mother- Name Not Known
|Net worth||$30 million,|
|Favourite Food||Italian Food|
|Favourite Actor||Matt Damon|
|Favourite Actress||Alexandra Daddario|
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Khabib Nurmagomedov is a famous Russian MMA fighter, who was born on September 20, 1988. As a person born on this date, Khabib Nurmagomedov is listed in our database as the 33rd most popular celebrity for the day (September 20) and the 201st most popular for the year (1988).
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Since having made his UFC debut in 2011, Khabib Nurmagomedov steadily established himself as one of the finest fighters in the promotion. On his route to winning the Lightweight title, he had managed to overcome big fighters such as Edson Barboza and Al Iaquinta. He later managed to dominate Conor McGregor to further indicate his ascent to popularity. From October 2018 until his retirement in October 2020, Khabib remained on the 2nd spot in the official UFC pound-for-pound rankings while he was at the #1 spot in the UFC’s Lightweight category during his retirement.
At the end of 2011, Khabib signed a (6-fights) contract with the American promotion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He also signed another (6-fights) contract to fight in the lightweight UFC category. During the time of his debutant under UFC, He beat Kamal Shalorus on Jan 20, 2012, on UFC and on (FX: Guillard Vs. Miller) by Finishing in the 3rd round. On Jan19, 2013, he beat Thiago Tavares on UFC and FX: Belfort Vs. Bisping. He won in the first round by Nocaute. He was in the faceoff with Pat Healy on September 21, 2013, at the UFC-165. He won this challenge by Unanimous Decision. He was anticipated to face Gilbert Melendez on February 22, 2014, however, Melendez did not accept the fight, and on April 19, 2014, he was moved to fight against the Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos, at the UFC on Fox: Werdum Vs. Browne. He won the fight by unanimous decision. On May 23, 2015, he was foreseen to fight for the rank of No. 1 challenger against Donald Cerrone, at the UFC-187, however, an injury took him out of the fight, and John Makdessi replaced him.
On December 11, 2015, he was undoubted to fight against Tony Ferguson in the TUF 22 Finale. However, Khabib retired of the fight due to an injury in the rib, being replaced by Edson Barboza. On November 12, 2016, he was in the face-off with Michael Johnson, at UFC-205 and, with an aggressive performance; he won the Finals fight in the 3rd round. Friday, Aug 3, 2018, it was declared that he would fight for the first time under UFC lightweight title against Conor McGregor on 6th of October in Las Vegas at the UFC-229.
The boy started training at the age of 5. His younger brother, Abubakar, who later also became a professional athlete trained together with him. The male population was engaged in freestyle wrestling in his native village. All youth was on sports grounds.
When Khabib was 12 years old, the family moved to Makhachkala, where his father continued classes with young people, organizing a sports camp for talented teenagers. The coach of Khabib in this period was Saidahmed Magomedov, who was involved in boys wrestling. In his childhood, his idol was the Russian athlete Fedor Emelianenko.
One day, Khabib first saw fighting without rules on the video and was eager to learn, striking technique too. But the wise father advised him to continue training in wrestling, it stopped the young man, besides for one and a half years he goes to the trainer Jafar Jafarov to teach judo.
After returning to Makhachkala, Khabib continues training in combat Sambo. By the beginning of the fighting career, the young man passed all types of preparation of various martial arts but, according to the fighter, his equipment of blow is still not perfect.
The 20-year-old sportsman first performed in the big ring. For three years of competition, Khabib received 15 awards of the winner, becoming the champion of Russia, Europe and the world in a short time. He worked under contract with sports companies ProFC, TFC and M-1 in the category of lightweight (the weight of Khabib is 154 lbs (70 kg) with a growth of 5,8 feet (177 cm)).
The American organization UFC, having counted all benefits and risks, invites the talented sportsman in the ranks. Such a turn of events in the biography of Khabib Nurmagomedov brought him to the world level of fame. The champion can be seen at the Russian or European tournaments and the competitions arranged between the best fighters of the world in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.