Umar Nurmagomedov Biography – Russian MMA Fighter

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Umar Nurmagomedov's Biography

Umar Nurmagomedov is a Russian MMA Fighter. Image Source: Umar's Instagram.

  • Birth DateJanuary 3, 1996
  • Birth Name Umar Nurmagomedov
  • Age 28
  • Height 5 ft 8 in
  • Weight 134 pounds
  • Birth Place Republic of Dagestan, Russia
  • Birth Sign Capricorn
  • Nationality Russian
  • Profession MMA Fighter
  • Relationship Status Not Confirmed
  • Eye Color Light Green
  • Hair Color Black
  • Education Bachelor's degree in Business Management
  • Awards Honors World amateur MMA champion, World combat sambo champion
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Last updated on March 26th, 2022 at 05:24 pm

Umar Nurmagomedov is a Russian MMA fighter. He is also the cousin of former undefeatable MMA professional fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov.

As much as Khabib is a well-acclaimed fighter, Umar is also an emerging star in his own right. Thus, without further ado, let’s know about this professional MMA fighter’s personal and professional life.

Got His Training From Khabib’s Late Father

The Russian fighter hails from the Republic of Dagestan, Russia, and was born on January 3, 1996. Umar was trained by the late Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov just like his older cousin Khabib. The coach was Khabib’s father and longstanding trainer, who passed away due to the effects of Covid-19.


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Aside from his cousin Khabib, Umar’s brother Usman Nurmagomedov is also an MMA fighter. Moreover, Dagestan native has earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Management.

Though none of the information about Umar Nurmagomedov’s parents has hit the internet yet, we believe they must be supportive of their beloved son.

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Umar Nurmagomedov Net Worth & Career

Umar is a bantamweight who has competed in the Pro Fighting League, Fight Star, Samara MMA Federation, Battle on Volga, and Gorilla Fighting Championship, among others.

As mentioned a couple of times earlier, the Russian fighter is the cousin of Khabib Nurmagomedov. Just like his renowned cousin, Umar has also fought the bulk of his professional fights in Russia.

In his undefeated record, he has won half of his fights by decision, five of his opponents have submitted, and he has one TKO finish to his credit. Furthermore, Umar Nurmagomedov made his UFC debut on ‘Fight Island’ in Abu Dhabi against Nathaniel Wood of the United Kingdom.

Categories Data
Wins By Knockout 1
Wins By Submission 6
Fight Win Streak 13
Striking Accuracy 61%
Grappling Accuracy 45%
Takedown Average 8.67
Submission Average 1.73
Average Fight Time 08:39

Speaking of his earnings, though his wealth is not disclosed, we are sure the athlete makes plenty of fortune from the different events. Similarly, in the UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Magny, the Russian fighter’s total payout was around $73,500. Thence, we can conclude that Umar Nurmagomedov’s net worth could be much higher than our estimation.

Not to mention Umar’s cousin Khabib Nurmagomedov’s total wealth is estimated to be $40 million. For the records, Khabib is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters to ever compete in the arena. He retired from the UFC in 2020 with an undefeated record of 29 victories and zero losses.

Similarly, being the winner of World amateur MMA, and World combat sambo we believe that Umar Nurmagomedov’s net worth would experience many more significant additions.

Moreover, Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin’s upcoming fight is scheduled against Brian Kelleher on March 5, 2022.

Who Is Umar Nurmagomedov Dating?

Umar could be single right now, or he could just be a good secret keeper. Similarly, the fighter has kept his previous romances a secret.

Despite this, the ferocious fighter is currently focusing on his career. As a result, making assumptions about Umar Nurmagomedov’s girlfriend is pointless.

Umar Nurmagomedov boyfriend
Apparently, Umar Nurmagomedov is solely focused on his career. Image Source: Umar’s Instagram.

Apart from that, when asked about his motto being in UFC, the World amateur MMA champion said that he too wants to accomplish what his cousin has. This makes us believe that Umar is also taking the proper guidance from his older brother/cousin to make his name in the UFC world.