Khabib Nurmagomedov retired after having an illustrious career with a spectacular undefeated professional MMA record of 29-0. Despite being retired, the UFC lightweight GOAT still holds several records in the UFC. Here, we take a look at the top 5 records held by Khabib Nurmagomedov in the UFC.
As of August 2021, Nurmagomedov still holds the record for being the longest-reigning UFC lightweight champion to this day, from 2018 to 2020.
The 'Eagle' holds the record for having the most consecutive wins in the UFC lightweight division history (13).
Nurmagomedov holds several title fight records in the UFC lightweight division history. He holds records such as the most title defenses in Lightweight division (3), Most consecutive title defenses in Lightweight division (3), Most title wins in Lightweight division (4), and more.
The 'Eagle' holds the record for having the most takedowns in a single UFC fight (21 takedowns on 28 attempts; 3 rounds), which he set in his fight against Abel Trujillo at UFC 160.
Nurmagomedov holds the record for having the second most takedowns in the UFC lightweight division history (59).