Category: Umar Nurmagomedov

April 8, 2021

Umar Nurmagomedov suffered a knee injury & ACL surgery

One of the most talented young up-and-comers in the UFC’s bantamweight division Umar Nurmagomedov most recently suffered a serious knee injury that led to surgery. This news came out of nowhere because Umar was rumored to fight at UFC 260 on March 27, 2021. These news about Umar’s knee injury were reported to the Russian […]

February 10, 2021

Umar Nurmagomedov will fight next at UFC 260 on March 27

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin, Umar Nurmagomedov, recently made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Island 8 on January 20, 2021. In his first UFC appearance in a bantamweight division, Umar defeated Sergey Morozov from Kazakhstan via rear-naked choke submission in the second round of their bout. Now, a few weeks later, we got some exciting news […]

October 6, 2019

Umar Nurmagomedov will fight next at GFC 21 on November 29

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin, 23-year-old Umar Nurmagomedov, is set to defend his GFC (Russian MMA promotion “Gorilla Fighting Championship”) bantamweight title against the Russian fighter Nikita Chistyakov. This fight will take place at GFC 21 tournament on November 29, 2019, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Previously, there were rumors about Umar signing a contract with the UFC and […]

April 15, 2019

Umar Nurmagomedov beats Wagner Lima for a 9th straight win

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin, Umar Nurmagomedov, extended his winning streak at the Battle on Volga 10 event in Tolyatti, Russia. Umar faced a Brazilian fighter Wagner Lima (he was 12-3 going into this fight, 9-1 in last 10). Wagner Lima has a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Originally, Nurmagomedov-Jr. was meant to face another undefeated prospect […]

November 14, 2018

Umar Nurmagomedov: A UFC Champion in the Making

UPDATE: Umar made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Island 8 on January 20, 2021 where he defeated Sergey Morozov from Kazakhstan. Umar Nurmagomedov’s next fight will take place on the undercard of the pay-per-view event UFC 260 on Match 27, 2021. Khabib Nurmagomedov, the undefeated UFC lightweight champion, is rapidly attracting fans to “Team […]

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