Khabib Nurmagomedov Biography : Childhood, Career and Achievements
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Khabib Nurmagomedov Childhood
Fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov was born in 1988 in Kizilyurtovsky District which is located near Kirovaul village. Kizilyurtovsky District now is Russia. He was the second child of his parents. Khabib ‘s father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was a war veteran and a great athlete. Khabib ‘s elder brother name is Mohamed and sister name is Amina.
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From a young age, Khabib Nurmagomedov was exposed to combat training. In Makhachkala, he started taking coaching in wrestling and at the age of 15, he joined judo classes. Gradually after seeing his progress, khabib’s father started training him in combat sambo.
Khabib Nurmagomedov Career
Khabib Nurmagomedov made his first debut in MMA in September 2008. In just one month, Khabib was successful in winning 4 matches. Next month there was Atrium Cup tournament championship going to be held at Moscow and Khabib won that tournament. In the coming next three years, the fighter was able to win 12 matches. Later UFC was bound to consider him seeing his outstanding performances with a track record of 16 wins and zero loss. UFC approached him and Khabib Nurmagomedov signed for a six-fight agreement.
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The first category he joined in UFC was lightweight division. In 2013, a new record was made by Khabib Nurmagomedov in which he went for 27 takedowns from which 23 were successful. Khabib’s biggest victory was defeating Conor McGregor at UFC 229. Khabib Nurmagomedov made Conor McGregor tap out after he went for a strong choke. His last match was with Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. Khabib won his last match with a track record of 29-0.
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Khabib Nurmagomedov Achievements
- Won a gold medal at the World Combat Sambo Championships(2009)
- Gold medal in the World Combat Sambo Championships (82 kg)
- Silver medal in World Cup in Combat Sambo(82 kg)
- Won Pankration Atrium Cup(2008)
- Defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 229
- Won his last match with a track record of 29-0