Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje

Lightweight Championship Bout

UFC 254, Nurmagomedov vs Gaethje - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Saturday October 24th, 2020

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Khabib 'The Eagle' NurmagomedovJustin 'The Highlight' Gaethje
32Age31
5ft 10"
178cm
Height5ft 11"
180cm
70"
178cm
Reach70"
178cm
40"
102cm
Leg Reach40"
102cm
OrthodoxStanceOrthodox
RussiaNationalityUSA
ChampRankingInterim Champ
American Kickboxing AcademyGymElevation Fight Team
Daniel Cormier
Cain Velasquez
Alejandro Perez
Notable Gym MembersCurtis Blaydes
Alistair Overeem
Drew Dober
1 Year, 1 Month, 17 DaysTime Since Last Fight5 Months, 15 Days
Sep 13th 2008First FightAug 20th 2011
28 WinsCurrent Streak4 Wins
Weighed in at:
Open (9:00-11:00am)
28-0-0Record
(W-L-D)
22-2-0
11-0-0Record at This Weight
19-2-0
16-0-0Record Outside Home Country 1-0-0
22-0-0Record Against Opponents Stance
18-1-0
12-0-0UFC Record5-2-0
Dustin Poirier - Win by Sub, 2019
Edson Barboza - Win by Dec, 2017
Michael Johnson - Win by Sub, 2016
Common OpponentsDustin Poirier - Loss by TKO, 2018
Edson Barboza - Win by KO, 2019
Michael Johnson - Win by TKO, 2017
Wins
8 (28%)KO/TKO19 (86%)
10 (36%)Sub1 (5%)
10 (36%)Dec2 (9%)
Losses
0KO/TKO2 (100%)
0Sub0
0Dec0
Significant Strikes
4.11Landed per Minute7.74
49%Accuracy59%
1.65Absorbed per Minute8.37
67%Defense54%
+2.46Strike Differential-0.63
Grappling
5.35Takedown Average/15 mins0
47%Takedown Accuracy0
84%Takedowns Defended80%
0.7Average Submissions Attempted/15 mins0
9:09Average Fight Time (Total)8:30
13:47Average Fight Time (UFC)10:11
4 Hours, 16 Minutes, 17 SecondsTotal Fight Time3 Hours, 24 Minutes, 7 Seconds
Judo - Black belt
Sambo - International Master of Sports
Pankration - International Master of Sports
Army Hand-to-Hand Combat - International Master of Sports
Other DisciplinesWrestling - NCAA Division I All American
UFC Lightweight Champion (2018-)SuccessesUFC Interim Lightweight Champion (2020-)
WSOF Lightweight Champion (2014-2016)