Khabib Nurmagomedov

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Birthday
20, 1988
Birthplace
Makhachkala, Russia
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Makhachkala, Russia

About

MMA fighter and UFC Lightweight Champion who is recognized for holding one of the longest undefeated streaks in the history of MMA with 29 consecutive wins. He became the first Muslim to win a UFC title. In October 2020, he retired from the sport after defeating Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.

Before Fame

His father began training him in wrestling at a very young age, he then went on to study judo. September of 2008 marked his debut in professional MMA fighting.

Trivia

He has attracted over 1.3 million followers on Twitter and amassed over 25 million followers on Instagram.

Family Life

His father was famous wrestler Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. He grew up with a younger brother named Abubakar who is also in the world of MMA. He and his wife married in 2013 and have a son and a daughter.

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In October 2018, he defeated Conor McGregor via submission in the fourth round.