HEIGHT: 5' 8"
LEG REACH: 38.50
WEIGHT: 135 lbs.
NATIONALITY: Dagestan Republic, Russia
AccoladesWINS BY KO: 3
WINS BY SUBMISSION: 3
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 137
Significant Strikes Landed: 82
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 11
Takedowns Landed: 1
Defeated by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Mar 11, 2023
Winner by Submission in Round 2
Sat. Dec 17, 2022
Winner by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jul 09, 2022
Winner by Submission in Round 1
Sat. Jan 22, 2022
Sat. Sep 04, 2021
Winner by KO/TKO in Round 1
Sat. Oct 17, 2020
Defeated by Decision in Round 3
Sat. Dec 21, 2019
Said Nurmagomedov (born September 13, 1988) is a Russian mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Lightweight division. He is the current UFC Lightweight Champion and widely considered to be one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time.
Nurmagomedov was born in Dagestan, Russia and began training in martial arts at age 8. As a youngster he trained in judo and wrestling before transitioning to Sambo later on. In his teens he began competing professionally, mostly participating in Combat Sambo competitions where he went undefeated over 23 fights. During this time, Nurmagomedov also competed successfully as an amateur wrestler with multiple gold medals at various tournaments around Russia; most notably winning both Gold medals at the Russian National Championships for two consecutive years (2008 & 2009).
In 2008, Nurmagomedov made his professional MMA debut where he won via submission due to strikes against Vusal Bayramov from Azerbaijan. Since then, Said has gone on to become incredibly successful with a record of 28 wins (14 by Knockout/TKO) and no losses as an MMA fighter throughout his entire career until 2021 when he lost via disqualification against Justin Gaethje due to illegal knee strikes during their fight for the UFC light-heavyweight title belt match.
Known for his exceptional ground game & grappling ability combined with outstanding striking prowess derived from extensive sambo background; Nurmagomedov has earned several accolades including being awarded Fight of The Night four times along with Performance Of The Night honors five times throughtout is illustrious career thus far.. He has defeated notable names such as Conor McGregor, Michael Johnson & Edson Barboza amongst others while holding notable wins over former champions Rafael Dos Anjos & Al Iaquinta too! His only real loss came earlier this year against Gaethje which ended up costing him dearly but not without still putting up quite a show for fans worldwide even after taking some hard shots early into that fight!
When it comes down to it however; despite having some setbacks along road – Said Nurmagomedov remains one of most feared fighters within UFC today – having achieved much success throughout his career so far while showcasing tremendous skillset inside octagon each time out! With hopes high that someday soon we will see “The Eagle” reclaiming title again hopefully sooner rather than later!