Rustam Khabilov Biography

Published on : 01 April, 2017

Date of Birth: 1986 November 4
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign:: scorpio


30 years old, Rustam Khabilov is a Russian mixed martial artist who currently competes in the lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Formerly, he competed at ONE Fighting Championship 

Born/Birth & Early Life 

Rustam Khabilov was born as Rustam Mikailovich Khabilov on Nov 4, 1986, in Khasavyurtovsky District, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union. He is Russian. His ethnicity is Kumyk, and his birth sign is Scorpio. Rustam Khabilov worked as a bodyguard for Eric Brown, the member of the Legion Sports Club fight team in Rostov-on-Don. Moreover, he also took training with Jackson’s Submission Fighting in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Professional Career

Rustam Khabilov started his professional career with ONE Fighting Championship. On Feb 11, 2012, he made his debut at ONE Fighting Championship: Battle of Heroes at The BritAma Arena in Jakarta, Indonesia. He fights against the BJJ World Champion Rodrigo Ribeiro and won the fight via unanimous decision.

In July 2012, Rustam Khabilov agreed on a four-fight deal with the UFC. On Dec 15, 2012, at The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Finale, he won the fight against Vinc Pichel in the first round by finishing him off with punches on the ground. After winning his second, fight against the Strikeforce veteran Yancy Medeiros, On Nov 6, 2013, his third fight against the Jorge Masvidal at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3. He won the bout via unanimous decision. On Dec 10, 2016, at UFC 206, he faced Jason Saggo and won the one-sided fight via unanimous decision. He has an MMA records of 21 wins in the total of 24 fights. His wins include four knockouts, five submissions, and twelve were by decisions. 

Personal Profile of Rustam Khabilov

Though Rustam Khabilov is one of the popular MMA fighters, he has never fall into the rumors of girlfriend and affair. As far of now, he has shared very little facts about his personal life. His admirers have countless queries related to his private life. It seems he is not married. He has never spoken much more about his private life in front of media, so it is extremely difficult to disclose his personal matters. Despite having many female fans following, it seems he has not been able to find his miss perfect yet. He has not talked about his sexuality. However, he assumed to be straight. He has a pleasant personality. He has a good height of 5 feet and 8 inches and weighs 87 kg. As of now, he competes in the Middleweight, Welterweight & Lightweight division.


Rustam Khabilov is widely admired for his professional achievements. He is the superstar of the UFC. His career earnings are extraordinary. His fight salary is $99,000. His total career earnings boosted his net worth.He is popular on social networking sites that include Twitter and Instagram.

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