There is no bitter rivalry in UFC than Khabib and Conor. There is a long series of history and incidents because of this rivalry as well.
Conor McGregor retired from the MMA and UFC on March 26, 2019. However, he would love to rematch Khabib Nurmagomedov after his defeat back in 2018.
Dustin is an interim lightweight champion. Fans and followers are expecting a lot from the fight for UFC championship.
Here, we will be dealing with the facts related to the fight alongside the information about Khabib’s wife, family, and net worth.
MMC lightweight category has given the fans and followers with stars and fighters. Some of these stars include Conor, Tony, Khabib, Dustin and more.
Khabib is a Russian Mixed Martial Arts fighter famous as a reigning UFC Lightweight Champion. As a matter of fact, his fight with Conor McGregor in 2018 to win the championship was the highest revenue-generating UFC fight ever.
That just describes his fame and fanbase. It’s strict for the fighter to maintain their weight. Khabib is the lightweight fighter with 70.3 kg weight.
Poirier is another famous fighter from the lightweight category. He became the interim UFC Lightweight champion on April 13, 2019, after defeating Max Halloway.
He is fighting against Khabib at UFC 242 on September 7, 2019, to defend the UFC champion title.
Alongside his lightweight, his height is notably exciting. Khabib Nurmagomedov is 1.78 meters tall, 5 feet and 10 inches.
Considering his weight category, his height is a decent one. The Russian native has represented his country multiple times in the world championships.
In 2009, Khabib Nurmagomedov represented under 74 kg weight category in Kiev. Later in 2010 world championship in Moscow, he featured for 82kg category.
Khabib Nurmagomedov tied the knot on June 2013. He has never mentioned his wife name on the media. However, they are together and a happy couple as of today.
Likewise, he also has 2 kids, a daughter, and a son. recently, he even announced that he is expecting a third baby.
His daughter was born in 2015 and the younger son Mohammed born in 2017. Although, he has not shared the gender of the third child.
Born on September 20, 1988, Nurmagomedov is a native of Sildi, Dagestan ASSR, Soviet Union. He comes from the tough army family as a second child of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.
As a result, he started his martial arts training and fights at an early age.
Khabib follows Islamic beliefs. As a matter of fact, he is proud to be a Muslim fighter. Originally from Russia, he has millions of fans worldwide.
The fighter trained with his father at the age of 8. At 9, he even fought a bear and mastered his martial art skills.
— Robin Black (@robinblackmma) September 1, 2019
He is proud to represent his country and religion worldwide.
Khabib has been an MMA fighter for a long time. In fact, he has fought for different weights. However, his breakthrough came from the lightweight category.
Recently, he ranks 2nd in official pound-for-pound rankings and first in Lightweight ranking beating Conor McGregor.
As of 2019, his net worth is approximately $2 million. Nonetheless, the amount will be rapidly increasing in the days to come.