Besides retiring as an undefeated, 29-0 UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov broke several records in his illustrious career. That said, here are the top 5 UFC records held by 'The Eagle.'
Even after retirement, Nurmagomedov still holds the record for being the longest-reigning UFC lightweight champion to date as of January 2022. He held the title from 2018 to 2020.
Nurmagomedov is tied with Tony Ferguson for having the longest win streak in UFC lightweight division history (12-fight win streak).
'The Eagle' holds several title fight records in the UFC lightweight division, such as having the most title defenses (3), most title fights (4), most wins in a title fight (4), and the list goes on.
Nurmagomedov holds the record for having the most takedowns scored in a single UFC fight (21 takedowns out of 28 attempts in 3 rounds), which he accomplished in his fight against Abel Trujillo at UFC 160.
'The Eagle' holds the record for having the second-most takedowns in the UFC lightweight division history (59).