Khabib is a famous cage fighter who is a Russian Muslim. He is the UFC Lightweight Champion, who has won 28 matches and has never lost. As per the statistics, he holds the second position in Men’s Pound-for-Pound ranking in UFC. Khabib has excelled in wrestling and sambo judo, and hence his style of fighting will be unique and stylish. He is such a famous personality, with more than 21 million Instagram followers.

Early life

Khabib is Russian, who was born in the village, Sildi. He was born on September 20th, 1988. He had one elder brother and a younger sister. After a few years, his entire family moved to Kirovaul. They had a 2-story house, in which his father renovated the ground floor area as a ‘gym.’ Being a kid, Khabib was fascinated to look at students taking gym practice, and he was amazed to see their muscle buildings. This made his interest to grow towards martial arts.

He began to practice wrestling at the age of 8. In his 12th year, his family moved to Makhachkala, where he took the training of wrestling and Jude from his father, Abdulmanap. His father is a well-versed trained from the Republican of Dagestan. At an early age, Khabib showed his excellence by involving in fights in the streets, after which he recognized his mistake and concentrated his career as a martial artist.

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The profession as a Martial artist

With his highly trained knowledge, Khabib made his first fight in Mixed Martial Arts, where he had won 4 times in just a month. At the Moscow event, he was the winner by defeating three strong opponents at Atrium Tournament. In the M-1 tournament, he has defeated 11 opponents out of 12. After that, he had participated in various Martial arts tournaments and had made a grand success

UFC career

His excellence in the wrestling field made UFC sign a contract with a six-fight tournament. His first UC deal was FX1, followed by UFC 148, 7, 160, and lots, in which Khabib had established him as the undefeatable and strong UFC champion. During his fight with Thiago Tavares in UFC FX7, Khabib won the first round, but his opponent was suspicious for drug usage, and hence Tavares was suspended for nine months from UFC. 

In September 2017, Khabib had made UFC 178 contract with Donald Cerrone as the opponent. But as Khabib’s knee was severely injured, he was replaced by John Makdessi. The same thing happened in the year 2015, December, during Fox 19, in which again he was injured in the knee and was replaced by Edson Barboza.

Khabib then signed two contracts for UFC lightweight championship UFC 205 and 206, in which Eddie Alvarez was his opponent. But Eddie announced that he would make this deal against Conor, and hence Khabib got frustrated and stated UFC as a freaking show.

Net worth

As of October 2020, the net worth of Khabib was estimated to be 10 Million Dollars. He has won this much wealth through his successful tournaments, and it was estimated that through UFC champion, he has been earning more than &300,00 per day.

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