Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier

Lightweight Title Bout

UFC 242, Nurmagomedov vs Poirier - Abu Dhabi, UAE

Saturday September 7th, 2019

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Khabib 'The Eagle' NurmagomedovDustin 'The Diamond' Poirier
30Age30
5ft 10"
178cm
Height5ft 9"
175cm
70"
178cm
Reach72"
183cm
40"
102cm
Leg Reach40.5"
103cm
OrthodoxStanceSouthpaw
RussiaNationalityUSA
ChampRankingInterim Champ
American Kickboxing AcademyGymAmerican Top Team
Daniel Cormier
Cain Velasquez
Alejandro Perez
Notable Gym MembersAmanda Nunes
Colby Covington
Junior Dos Santos
11 Months, 1 DayTime Since Last Fight4 Months, 25 Days
Sep 13th 2008First FightMay 16th 2009
27 WinsCurrent Streak5 Wins
Weighed in at:
Open (9:00-11:00am)
27-0-0Record
(W-L-D)
25-5-0 + 1NC
9-0-0Record at This Weight
16-2-0
15-0-0Record Outside Home Country 4-1-0
5-0-0Record Against Opponents Stance
15-3-0
11-0-0UFC Record17-4-0
Conor McGregor - Win by Sub, 2018
Michael Johnson - Win by Sub, 2016
Common OpponentsConor McGregor - Loss by TKO, 2014
Michael Johnson - Loss by KO, 2016
Wins
8 (30%)KO/TKO12 (48%)
9 (33%)Sub7 (28%)
10 (37%)Dec6 (24%)
Losses
0KO/TKO2 (40%)
0Sub1 (20%)
0Dec2 (40%)
Significant Strikes
4.29Landed per Minute5.75
49%Accuracy49%
1.70Absorbed per Minute4.08
66%Defense56%
+2.59Strike Differential+1.67
Grappling
5.09Takedown Average/15 mins1.63
44%Takedown Accuracy37%
84%Takedowns Defended69%
0.6Average Submissions Attempted/15 mins1.2
9:03Average Fight Time (Total)8:56
13:56Average Fight Time (UFC)9:35
4 Hours, 4 Minutes, 11 SecondsTotal Fight Time4 Hours, 36 Minutes, 57 Seconds
Judo - Black belt
Sambo - International Master of Sports
Pankration - International Master of Sports
Army Hand-to-Hand Combat - International Master of Sports
Other DisciplinesBJJ - Black belt (2nd degree)
UFC Lightweight Champion (2018-)SuccessesUFC Lightweight Interim Champion (2019-)
TUF 5 Lightweight Champion (2006)
Warrior Cup Lightweight Champion (2006)