The Russian Professional Mixed Martial Artist Khabib Nurmagomedov turns 32 years old today. The fighter was born on September 20, 1988. Khabib is a two-time Combat Sambo World Champion and the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion. As of September 9, 2020, he is #2 in the UFC men’s pound-for-pound rankings, With 28 wins and no losses, he holds the longest active undefeated streak in MMA.
On his 32nd Birthday, the champion was wished by the UFC at their Instagram post, the post mentioned him “The Eagle”, Happy Birthday to the undefeated @Khabib_Nurmagomedov 🏆- added the UFC.
Recently, UFC President Dana White announced that the promotion has officially signed former Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler. Additionally, White also stated that Chandler would serve as the back-up for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. It’s interesting to note the timing of this entire revelation, with reports of a potential Michael Chandler vs Tony Ferguson right around the corner.
Khabib has got a huge fan base around the globe and it’s expected to be celebrated by the 22 million fans. The undefeated champion keeps his roar on the ring, Khabib will take on Gaethje at UFC 254 on October 24.
Happy birthday champ!!