Khabib Nurmagomedov is a Russian MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter who is the current UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) lightweight champion. Khabib Nurmagomedov news is widely searched for across all internet search engines. Nurmagomedov comes from the southern Russian Republic of Dagestan, and proudly promotes his local culture, wearing the traditional papakha headgear before and after his UFC fights. Nurmagomedov is nicknamed ‘The Eagle’, and is undefeated in 27 professional MMA fights. His most famous victory came over Irishman Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas in October 2018. Khabib is the most-followed Russian athlete on social media, with 15.5 million followers on Instagram, 1.2 million on Facebook and more than 750,000 on Twitter. Get the latest stories and articles on Khabib Nurmagomedov news on rt.com.