Khabib Nurmagomedov Biography

( 1988 - )
May 13, 2019
First published on:November 21, 2016
by John Max

Facts of Khabib Nurmagomedov

Date of Birth: 1988, September 20
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign:: virgo
Birth Name Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov
Birth Place Makhachkala
Famous Name Khabib Nurmagomedov
Horoscope Virgo
Father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov
Net Worth $2 million
Salary N/A
Siblings Magomed Nurmagomedov
No. of Twitter Followers 651K
No. of Instagram Followers 13.4m followers
Weight 70 kg
No. of Siblings one
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity White
Profession MMA fighter
Started career as as a
Awards Performance of the Night (One time: UFC 219) vs. Edson Barboza, M-1 Challenge: 2009 Selections, 2013 Breakthrough Fighter of the Year, 2016 International Fighter of the Year
University attended State University of Ministry of Finance
Currently Married Yes
Children 2
Affair with Unknown
Girlfriend Unknown
Religion Sunni Muslim

Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov popular as Khabib Nurmagomedov is a professional MMA fighter from Russia currently competing in the Lightweight division of UFC. Two-time he became the Combat Sambo World Champion and is currently the Lightweight Champion of the UFC. He is a wrestler as well as a judo black belt. Currently, he has a record of the longest undefeated streaks in MMA with 27 Straight wins. 

The thirty-years-old fighter is a married man and is blessed with two children with his wife. Further, his net worth is $2 million. 

Khabib Nurmagomedov Net Worth and Salary

Khabib Nurmagomedov has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2019. He has earned his wealth widely through his MMA career. Further, he reportedly earned $2,590,2000 from his MMA career.

Most notably, he took home $1,540,000 at UFC 229 after defeating Conor McGregor excluding the fines allocated by NSADA.

Event Salary/ Earnings
UFC 229 $2,040,000($2,000,000 to show, $40,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 223 $530,000 ($500,000 to show, $30,000 fight week incentive pay)
UFC 219 $215,000 ($80,000 to show, $80,000 win bonus, $50,000 Performance of the Night bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)
UFC 205  $57,000 ($26,000 to show, $26,000 win bonus, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)
UFC on Fox: Teixeira vs. Evans $53,000($24,000 to show, $24,000 to show, $5,000 Reebok sponsorship)
UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne $64,000 ($32,000 to show, $32,000 win bonus)
UFC 165 $46,000 ($23,000 to show, $23,000 win bonus)
UFC 160 $25,200 ($14,000 to show, $14,000 win bonus, $2,800 fine for missing weight)
UFC on FX: Belfort vs. Bisping $24,000($12,000 to show, $12,000 win bonus)
UFC 148 $20,000 ($10,000 to show, $10,000 win bonus)
UFC on FX: Guillard vs. Miller $16,000($8,000 to show, $8,000 win bonus)

He has maintained a pretty amount of bank balance from his salary.

Khabib Nurmagomedov has a great personality. He has a perfect height of 5 feet and 10 inches. His body weight is around 155lb Recent updates about his life can be taken from Twitter and Instagram. 

Khabib Nurmagomedov Personal Life; Who is his wife?

Putting some lights on his personal life and biography, he is a married man. He has a very beautiful wife. But, despite talking about her in a video interview with Daniel Cormier in a video, Khabib hasn't mentioned about his wife anywhere in the media.

Reportedly, The couple tied the knot in June 2013 since getting married to till date, the lovely couple is living happily together. The pair welcomed their first child, a daughter on June 1,  2013. Their second child, a son Mohammad was born on December 30, 2017

CAPTION: Khabib Nurmagomedev with his wife SOURCE: Heightline

There is no news published about Khabib Nurmagomedev and his wife having any problem in their relationship or about them getting a divorce. So far, neither of them is engaged in the extramarital affair and they both are loyal to each other. Khabib has a lovely daughter and a son from his wife.  

Khabib Nurmagomedov Early Life

He was born on September 20, 1988, and this makes his age 30 years at this time. He is Russian by his nationality. His ethnicity is Avar. His birth sign is Virgo. The name of his father is Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. 

Khabib Nurmagomedov was born in Makhachkala, Russian SFSR, Russia. During his childhood, he started training under his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. His father is a black belt in Judo and a Ukrainian National Champion and state champion in Freestyle Wrestling.

Here is a video of him fighting with a bear when he was nine years old. 

YouTube: Khabib wrestling a Bear

Before being a professional fighter, he trained at American Kickboxing Academy. 

Khabib Nurmagomedov MMA Career

Khabib Nurmagomedov made his professional MMA debut in September 2008. He completed 4 wins within a month. He won 3 fights on the same night. Over the next 3 years, he would go undefeated by any contenders.

In 2011, he agreed to a six-fight deal to excel in the UFC’s lightweight division. On his debut game, he defeated Kamal Shalorus via submission in the third round.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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His next bout was against the Gleison Tibau and fight was won by him via unanimous decision. Khabib Nurmagomedov also won the fight against Michael Johnson on Nov 12, 2016, at UFC 205. Recently, he defeated Al Iaquinta by unanimous decision.

The fighter was supposed to face Tony Ferguson in April however the fight got canceled due to Ferguson's injury and had to face Al Iaquinta for the Lightweight title which he won via majority decision. He faced Conor McGregor at UFC 229 on October 6, 2018. He won the fight. 

So far, the fighter has managed to hold a 27-0 record streak in his entire pro-MMA career. 


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