Khabib Nurmagomedov bio: age, height, wife, religion, weight, father, net worth.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is a professional MMA fighter who fights in the UFC’s lightweight division. He is also known as “The Eagle,” and he is one of the most popular and exciting prospects the UFC has ever produced. Nurmagomedov has fought in 27 fights and is undefeated in his career, which has lasted a decade and counting. He has won various titles along the way, including the UFC Lightweight Championship in April 2018, gold medals at the World Combat Sambo Championships in 2009 and 2010, and so on.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Profile summary
|Birthday||September 20, 1988|
|Height||5 Feet 10 Inches|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Artist|
|Net Worth||$30 million|
|Education||Plekhanov Russian University of Economics|
|Khabib “the Eagle” Nurmagomedov|
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Bio, Age and Religion
The fighter was given the full name Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov at birth on the 20th of September 1988 in Sildi, Tsumadinsky District of Dagestan, an autonomous republic in the Soviet Union. His nationality is Russian while his religion is Sunni Muslim. Khabib Nurmagomedov spent his formative years in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan. He was trained in various forms of Martial Arts starting from the age of 8; this was in accordance with the culture of their land. He trained in judo, wrestling, and sambo (a Russian form of martial arts that is popular with the Russian military) etc. His trainer was no other than his father, a retired soldier and a martial arts coach who ran a training class in their compound. Nurmagomedov excelled in his training and by the age of 9, had successfully wrestled with a bear.
Khabib Nurmagomedov began his professional career in September 2008, at the age of 20. Between 2008 and 2011, he fought 16 fights across Russia and Ukraine and won all. His exploits unsurprisingly caught the attention of the UFC who offered him a six-fight deal. He made his UFC debut on the 20th of January 2012, comfortably defeated his opponent in the third round and would go on to win all initial six fights. Since becoming a professional fighter at the age of 20, Khabib Nurmagomedov has fought and won all of his 27 fights; defeating the likes of Conor McGregor in the process. Eight of these victories came by knockout, nine by submission and ten by decision. He has also amassed hundreds of millions of fans, especially amongst Muslims and Russians.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Неіght, Wеіght & Воdу Меаѕurеmеnt
Ѕо, hоw оld іѕ Кhаbіb іn 2022 аnd whаt іѕ hіѕ hеіght аnd wеіght? Wеll, Кhаbіb’ѕ аgе іѕ 39 уеаrѕ оld аѕ оf tоdау’ѕ dаtе 22nd Арrіl 2022 hаvіng bееn bоrn оn 20 Ѕерtеmbеr 1982. Тhоugh, hе іѕ 5′ 10″ іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ аnd 178 сm іn Сеntіmеtrеѕ tаll, hе wеіghѕ аbоut 155 lbѕ іn Роund аnd 70 kg іn Кіlоgrаmѕ.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Net Worth
Khabib Nurmagomedov has accumulated a modest fortune estimated at $2 million. There is certainly no doubt that his fortune will increase if he continues with his impressive form. He made his money from his successful fights over the years. A good example of this was his bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 229 which drew 2.4 million pay-per-view buys, the most ever in mixed martial arts history. Nurmagomedov defeated MacGregor in the 4th round of the bout and pocketed $2 million in the process.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Wife
The Eagle is definitely off the market. He got married in the year 2013 but his wife’s name is not publicly available. The couple has two children together which includes a daughter born on the 1st of June 2015 whose name is also not public knowledge at this time. Khabib Nurmagomedov also has a son named Mohammed who was born on the 30th of December 2017. That date is certainly a memorable one to the fighter as that was also the day he earned his 25th straight victory. He did not only win the bout but dominated his opponent thoroughly. His performance was named performance of the night at UFC 219 as well as performance of the year 2017.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Family
Khabib Nurmagomedov comes from a family of five. It includes an older brother named Magomed and a younger sister named Amina. His mother’s name is not known but his father’s name is Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, an army veteran, and a well-respected martial arts coach. It was his father who mentored him in various forms of martial art styles when he was still young. There is no gainsaying the fact that he couldn’t have become the star he is today without his father’s assistance.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: UFC Champion
Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Al Iaquinta to win the lightweight title at UFC 223. Since then, he has successfully defended his title against the former lightweight champion, Conor McGregor, and former interim lightweight champion, Dustin Poirier.
Nurmagomedov’s fight with Conor McGregor is the biggest fight in UFC, according to PPV numbers. UFC 229, recorded 2.4 million buys.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Fighting Style
Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the best grapplers on the planet. The Russian fighter can takedown almost anybody and dominate them for five rounds straight; he thrives on the canvas.
Nurmagomedov puts a high pace on his opponents and is not afraid of standing with some of the best strikers in the division. Moreover, he has the most underrated defensive striking. He has knocked down Conor McGregor and bloodied Al Iaquinta’s face with his striking.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Achievements
Besides winning the UFC lightweight championship, Khabib Nurmagomedov has won several titles outside MMA. These include combat sambo where he is a two-time World Champion. Furthermore, he has won two titles in Russian Combat Sambo.
He holds the record for the most takedowns (21) in a single fight. Apart from that, he has won the Performance of the Night bonus three times in 13 UFC fights. He is also an undefeated champion and holds a proud record of 29-0-0 in his career.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Retirement
Khabib Nurmagomedov had retired after his last fight at UFC 254. His last fight saw him register his third title defense when he beat Justin Gaethje via triangle choke.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Controversies
After defeating Conor McGregor at UFC 229, Khabib jumped over the cage and attacked Conor’s Jiu-Jitsu coach, Dillon Danis. It was later revealed that Danis was being disrespectful to Khabib. Meanwhile, Khabib’s teammates attacked Conor inside the cage post-fight.
Khabib Nurmagomedov: Endorsements 2021
In June 2020, Forbes Russia announced that Nurmagomedov is the #1 most successful Russian athlete.
In 2019, Khabib announced that he was the brand ambassador of a payment service called SalamPay. Apart from that, he is sponsored by big companies like Gorilla Energy, Reebok, and Toyota.
The champion also makes quite a lot of money for special appearances. According to his manager, the Russian charges $300k per day for speaking engagements.