Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is a famous Russian mixed martial artist. He is two times champion of Combat Sambo. He is also a UFC Lightweight champion and holds the undefeated streak with a total of 27 wins in his life. He hasn’t been defeated ever in his professional MMA. He is the first Russian who has been able to win a UFC title. On 8th October in the year 2018, he is ranked on the 2nd number in UFC pound for pound rankings. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Khabib Nurmagomedov in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 20th September in the year 1998 in Sildi of Dagestan ASSR. Later on, his family shifted to Makhachkala which is the capital of Dagestan. Later on, they moved to Kiev in Ukraine, and he got training at the Combat Dobro there. His father was the one who converted their double-storey building’s ground floor to a gym. He has spent his childhood with his cousins and siblings.
When he watched the students getting training in martial arts at the Gym, he got interested in it. He started wrestling from an early age as it is totally common in the children who belong to Dagestan. His father was also a wrestler and Sambo and Judo player. In the year 2001, his family shifted to Makhachkala where he got training for wrestling and Judo. He started training of Combat Sambo when he was 17 years old.
In the year 2013, he got married, and he has got a son and a daughter. He is a Sunni Muslim and speaks a number of languages like Russian, Turkish, English, Arabic and Dagestani. Most of the time, he is seen wearing the Papakha hat which is a part of his Dagestani Culture. He wears the hat during promotions and after the fights. In the year 2012, he got training under SC Bazarganova.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He was always interested in the wrestling and martial arts from an early age, and he made his professional MMA debut in the year 2008. He won four matches in the first month. He became the Atrium tournament champion on 11th October of the same year. He defeated three of his opponents during that time. He is the undefeated martial artist, and he has won numerous titles for his fantastic style. He hasn’t stopped playing matches, and there are many more chances of him winning tournaments ahead in his career.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Khabib Nurmagomedov is around $2 million which he has earned with his UFC fights.
In the year 2016, he became the co-founder of Eagles MMA team along with Ziyavudin Magomedov. He is a great fan of Real Madrid and Anzhi Makhachkala football clubs. He plays for the national football team of Russia also. He has been involved in a number of controversies in his career. He is married, but nothing is known about his wife.