| Dagestani Gangster|
| Citizenship - Russia|
73.0 in (185 cm)
| Abubakar Magomedovich Nurmagomedov
November 13, 1989 (age 27)
Makhachkala, Khasavyurtovsky District, Dagestan ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (1989-11-13) |
Sambo, Freestyle Wrestling
Gadzhi Makhachev freestyle wrestling club
American Kickboxing Academy
KHK MMA Team
Makhachkala, San Francisco
Khabib Nurmagomedov (cousin), Shamil Zavurov
Khabib Nurmagomedov, Magomed Mustafaev, Islam Makhachev, Shamil Zavurov
Abubakar Magomedovich Nurmagomedov (Russian: Абубакар Магомедович Нурмагомедов; Avar: АбубакIар МухӀамадович НурмухӀамадов; born November 13, 1989) is a Russian mixed martial artist of Avar heritage, who currently fights in the Welterweight division of the World Series of Fighting. He is a Combat Sambo World Championships bronze medalist and Russian national combat sambo champion.
Abubakar Nurmagomedov Wikipedia
Abubakar Nurmagomedov was born on November 13, 1988 in the village of Goksuv in Khasavyurtovsky District, Dagestan. At primary school Abubakr began training in freestyle wrestling, and after high school he joined to Combat Sambo under Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. In 2014 he won the bronze medal match at the Combat Sambo World Championships. He is a Sunni Muslim and represented the KHK MMA Team of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Nurmagomedov made his professional MMA debut in October 2011 against Ibrahim Dzhantukhanov of Russia, and won in the first round by Submission (armbar). At the Sochi Star tournament he was eliminated by Dagestani UFC hopeful Magomed Mustafaev by technical knockout in the first round. In the last fight before his American career he beat Vladimir Gunzu of Ukraine at Fight Star - Battle on Sura 3 in the first round.
In March Nurmagomedov signed a contract with WSOF.
In his WSOF debut, Nurmagomedov defeated Jorge Moreno of USA on August 1, 2015 at WSOF 22 via unanimous decision.
After his debut he beat next opponent from Las Vegas, Nevada Danny Davis Jr. on December 18, 2015 at WSOF 26 via unanimous decision.
Nurmagomedov faced Matthew Frincu on April 2, 2016 at WSOF 30. He won the fight via TKO in the second round.
Nurmagomedov faced John Howard on October 7, 2016 at WSOF 33. He won the fight via unanimous decision.World Combat Sambo Federation (not FIAS)
2014 Combat Sambo World Championships 3rd – 82 kg (Moscow, Russia)