Khabib Nurmagomedov is a Russian professional mixed martial artist. He is one of the premier Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters. His performance in the tournament has been topnotch. For one, he is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion. Then again, he is the current UFC Lightweight Champion.
He lays claim to these titles and accomplishments thanks to the fact that he has won all the 28 fights with almost no loss at all. Moreover, he is a holder of the longest active undefeated streak in the mixed martial arts. All these have earned him the second spot in the Ultimate Fighting Championship men’s pound-for-pound rankings.
The fighter has other ‘firsts’ to his name. He is the first Muslim to clinch the Ultimate Fighting Championship title. A fight of his that took place in 2018 drew a record crowd of 2.4 million pay-per-view buys, which is the highest of any event at the moment.