Khabib Nurmagomedov (born 20 September 1988) is a Russian retired professional mixed martial artist. He is signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). With 29 wins and no losses, retired with an undefeated record, (tied with Georges St-Pierre) on 3rd spot for the longest undefeated streak in UFC. As of 9 September 2020, he is #2 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings. Fight Matrix ranks him All-Time Lightweight in the world (behind B.J. Penn).
Nurmagomedov is the first Muslim to win a UFC title. A two-time Combat Sambo World Champion, he is trained in sambo, judo, and wrestling. His style of grappling has made him one of the most dominant athletes in the history of MMA. As of September 2019, Nurmagomedov is the most followed Russian celebrity on Instagram, with more than 21 million followers.