StatsFighting style: Wrestling
Height: 5' 8"
Leg reach: 39.00
Weight: 135 lbs.
Nationality: Kirovaul, Russia
AccoladesWins by KO: 1
Wins by submission: 5
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 218
Significant Strikes Landed: 153
TAKEDOWN ACCURACYTakedowns Attempted: 20
Takedowns Landed: 6
Umar Nurmagomedov is an undefeated professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter from Dagestan, Russia. He is currently signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Umar has established himself as one of the most promising prospects in the division and holds a stellar 9-0 record.
Umar was born on Oct 28th, 1993 in Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia. His father was a wrestler who taught Umar and his brother Khabib Nurmagomedov freestyle wrestling since he was young; this led him to start competing at national events as early as 11 years old. At 16 years old, Umar began training MMA with his brother’s team at their now infamous “Eagle’s Gym” in Kizlyar and soon competed in local amateur tournaments all over Russia.
At 20 years old he began professional MMA competition after signing up for Fight Nights Global promotion where he racked up an impressive 5 wins before earning himself a spot with the UFC roster in 2018 when they absorbed Fight Nights Global fighters into their ranks. In his debut fight against fellow Russian prospect Sergey Morozov at UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier 2, Umar earned a unanimous decision victory becoming the first member of the Nurmagomedov family to hold an official win under UFC banner while making history by being part of first ever sibling duo compete against each other inside octagon simultaneously (Khabib vs Poirier).
Since joining UFC proper, Umar has gone 3-0 winning two split decisions and one submission victory via rear naked chokehold against young Australian fighter Jesse Arnett back 2019 which earned him Performance of Night bonuses due his creative grappling display that night at TUF Finale 30 event held Las Vegas Nevada; increasing anticipation around upcoming fights even further among fight fans worldwide .
Currently residing between Los Angeles California USA & Kizlyar Dagestan RUS , Team Eagle fighter continues training diligently alongside well respected coaches working towards achieving highest goals within sport Martial Arts alongside keeping long awaited promise made father late Abdulmanap Nurmagmedov – becoming champion world .
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 4:40
Sat. Jan 14, 2023
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jun 25, 2022
by Submission in Round 1 @ 3:15
Sat. Mar 05, 2022
by Submission in Round 2
Wed. Jan 20, 2021