Stats & Records
Fight Win Streak
Wins by Submission
First Round Finishes
- Sig. Strikes Landed
- Sig. Strikes Attempted
- Takedowns Landed
- Takedowns Attempted
- Sig. Str. Defense is the percentage of significant strikes attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Takedown defense is the percentage of takedowns attempted against a fighter that do not land.
- Knockdown Avg. is the average number of knockdowns per 15 Minutes window.
Sig. Str. By Position
Sig. Str. by target
Win by Method
Nurmagomedov vs BarcelosRound1Time4:40MethodKO/TKO
Maness vs NurmagomedovRound3Time5:00MethodDecision - Unanimous
Kelleher vs NurmagomedovRound1Time3:15MethodSubmission
- Pro since 2016
- Two wins by KO, seven by submission (6 RNC, guillotine)
- Five first-round finishes
- Cousin of retired UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov
UFC Fight Night (1/14/23) Nurmagomedov knocked out Raoni Barcelos at 4:40 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (6/25/22) Nurmagomedov won a three-round unanimous decision over Nate Maness
UFC 272 (3/5/22) Nurmagomedov submitted Brian Kelleher via rear naked choke at 3:15 of the first round
UFC on ESPN (1/20/21) Nurmagomedov submitted Sergey Morozov via rear naked choke at 3:39 of the second round
When and why did you start training for fighting? Every kid in Dagestan trains; that's how I started and that's how I came to where I am today.
What ranks and titles have you held? World amateur MMA champion, World combat sambo champion
Do you have any heroes? My hero is Prophet Muhammad (saw)
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It's my chance to prove that I can repeat my cousin’s success.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? Business management degree
What was your job before you started fighting? I used to be a coach.
Favorite Striking technique: Kicks