Khabib Nurmagomedov Biography

( 1988 - )
October 2, 2018
First published on:November 21, 2016
by Mandy Rhods

Facts of Khabib Nurmagomedov

Date of Birth: 1988, September 20
Age: 30 years old
Birth Nation: Russia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign:: virgo
Birth Name Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov
Famous Name Khabib Nurmagomedov
Father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov
Nationality Russian
Ethnicity White
Birth Place Makhachkala
Religion Sunni Muslim
Salary $70,000
Net Worth $2 million
Weight in KG 156 lb (71 kg; 11.1 st)
Affair with Unknown
Girlfriend Unknown
Currently Married Yes
Children 2
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
Full Name Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov
Horoscope Virgo
Birth Date September 20, 1988
Siblings Magomed Nurmagomedov
No. of Twitter Followers 651K
No. of Instagram Followers 13.4m followers
Height 5 feet 10 inch
Weight 70 kg
No. of Siblings one

Extremely talented and super hardworking, Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov popular as Khabib Nurmagomedov is a professional MMA fighter from Russia currently competing in the Lightweight division. 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.


At this moment, he competes in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Currently, he has a record of the longest undefeated streaks in MMA with 26 Straight wins. He is also the trending name for his upcoming most anticipated lightweight championship bout against the former two-division champion Conor McGregor.

Khabib Nurmagomedov Early Life

He was born on September 20, 1988, and this makes his age 28 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. He received a degree in Economics from the State University of Ministry of Finance in Makhachkala.

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. There is a video of him fighting 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. His next fight will be against Conor McGregor which is scheduled for October 6, 2018So far, the fighter has managed to hold a 26-0 record streak in his entire pro-MMA career. 

Khabib Nurmagomedov Personal Life

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 Net Worth and Salary

Khabib Nurmagomedov has maintained a pretty amount of bank balance from his salary. His fight salary is $70,000. He has an estimated net worth $2 million. His disclosed career earnings sum up to $328,000 so far. 

He has made the career earnings of $ 1,050,200 so far and is expected to make huge money from Conor bout.

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. 

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