Khabib Abdulmanapovich Nurmagomedov is an undefeated Russian mixed martial artist of Avar ethnicity. He is a two time Combat Sambo World Champion, a freestyle wrestler and a Judo black belt who currently fights in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
He grew up fighting under his father’s tutelage and is known for wrestling bears as a child.
Heralding his forthcoming fight with Tony Ferguson, here is redux video showcasing Khabib grappling at a NAGA tournament in 2012.
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