After retiring as an undefeated UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov found a new goal in the MMA world as a coach. That said, here are five MMA rising prospects who train under 'The Eagle.'
Akin to his cousin Khabib, Umar Nurmagomedov also has an undefeated professional MMA record of 13-0 (6 Submissions and 1 T/KO). He currently fights in the bantamweight division of the UFC.
Akin to his brother Umar and cousin Khabib, Usman also has an undefeated record of 14-0 (8 T/KO and 4 Submissions). He fights in the lightweight division of Bellator.
Ulanbekov is 14-1 (6 submissions and 2 T/KO) in his professional MMA career and is one of the best rising prospects in the UFC flyweight division. Furthermore, he is on an amazing 5-fight win streak.
Saygid Izagakhmaev has a spectacular professional MMA record of 19-2 (12 Submissions and 2 T/KO). He will make his ONE Championship debut in a lightweight bout against James Nakashima on January 14, 2022.
Former PFL fighter, Islam Mamedov, has a splendid professional MMA record of 20-1-1 (9 Submissions and 4 T/KO). He currently fights in the lightweight division of Bellator.