Nurmagomedov is a person of a few Russian-born champions in UFC background. Bantamweight champ Petr Yan and former heavyweight champ Andrei Arlovski also accomplished the feat.
Nurmagomedov is a person of two light-weight champions in UFC heritage to earn back again-to-back title defense victories by submission. Anthony Pettis also completed the feat.
Nurmagomedov’s 28-struggle successful streak is the longest between energetic UFC fighters.
Nurmagomedov’s 11-fight UFC winning streak at lightweight is the longest active streak in the division.
Nurmagomedov’s 12-combat UFC profitable streak is the longest lively streak in the business.
Nurmagomedov is 1 of two fighters in UFC historical past to make 12 consecutive octagon victories to commence a profession with the organization. Anderson Silva also attained the feat.
Nurmagomedov’s 21 takedowns landed against Abel Trujillo at UFC 160 are a solitary-combat UFC file.
Nurmagomedov has landed 57 takedowns in UFC lightweight competitiveness, the second most in divisional background at the rear of Gleison Tibau (84).
Nurmagomedov’s 88 significant floor strikes landed in opposition to Michael Johnson at UFC 205 are tied for fourth most in a one UFC struggle.
Nurmagomedov absorbs just 1.70 sizeable strikes for every minute in UFC light-weight level of competition, the second greatest charge among lively fighters in the bodyweight course behind Islam Makhachev (.76).
Gaethje is the only fighter MMA historical past to gain titles in UFC and WSOF.
Gaethje has acquired 20 of his 22 vocation victories by stoppage. That includes all five of his UFC wins.
Gaethje is the only fighter in UFC historical past to land 100 or more sizeable strikes in every of his initially three promotional appearances.
Gaethje lands 7.74 significant strikes for each minute in UFC competition, the maximum charge in organization record.
Gaethje lands 2.36 leg kicks for each moment in UFC levels of competition, the optimum price in business record.
Gaethje lands 59.2 % of important strike attempts in UFC light-weight level of competition, the ideal amount in divisional background.
Gaethje has used just 17 seconds in base placement in UFC lightweight contests, the 3rd minimum amongst of time in divisional record guiding Gregor Gillespie (8 seconds) and Adriano Martins (9 seconds).
Gaethje is the only fighter in UFC record to acquire at the very least a person fight-night reward in each of his first seven octagon appearances.
Gaethje has been awarded nine battle-evening bonuses in 7 UFC appearances.
Gaethje’s 9 UFC struggle-night time bonuses considering the fact that 2017 are most of any fighter in the enterprise.