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Said Nurmagomedov

Bantamweight Division

16-2-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

8

First Round Finishes

Said Nurmagomedov

athlete record

Event Results

Info

Learn more about Said Nurmagomedov's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Dagestan Republic, Russia
Fighting style
MMA
Age
30
Height
68.00
Weight
135.50
Octagon Debut
Jul. 14, 2018
Reach
70.00
Leg reach
38.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2009
     
  • Has won 10 of his last 11 and three in a row
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Four wins by KO, four by submission (2 guillotine, armbar, RNC)
     
  • Lone pre-UFC loss in 2014 was via decision to UFC vet Magomed Bibulatov

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(7/9/22) Nurmagomedov won a three round unanimous decision over Douglas Silva de Andrade 
UFC 270 (1/22/22) Nurmagomedov submitted Cody Stamann via guillotine choke at :47 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (10/18/20) Nurmagomedov knocked out Mark Striegl at :51 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (12/21/19) Nurmagomedov lost a three-round unanimous decision to Raoni Barcelos
UFC Fight Night (2/2/19) Nurmagomedov stopped Ricardo Ramos via strikes at 2:28 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (7/14/18) Nurmagomedov won a three round split decision over Justin Scoggins

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training when I was a kid to be able to protect myself from bullies.
What ranks and titles have you held?  World, Russian and European amateur MMA champion
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s the top of the game and I wanna be the best in the world. 
What was your job before you started fighting? I’ve been a professional athlete all my life.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition?  WFCA featherweight champion
Ranks in any martial arts styles: International Master of Sport in amateur MMA
Favorite grappling technique: RNC
Favorite Striking technique: Flying knee