Oct 06 2018
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

UFC 229
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
26-0-0
Sub 4
Sub 4
21-3-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Lightweight Championship

The tape

33
Age
33
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Tape record

Form
26
Wins
21
8
By KO
18
31
KO%
86
8
By SUB
1
31
SUB%
5
0
Loses
3
0
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
3
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2008
26
Bouts
24
51
Rounds
37
3 hours, 46 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 2 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Conor McGregor report

Who won Nurmagomedov vs McGregor?

Khabib Nurmagomedov beat Conor McGregor by submission in the 4th round, during the main event of UFC 229, on Saturday 6th October 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

This contest was for the UFC lightweight championship.

Nurmagomedov vs McGregor stats

Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 26 wins, zero loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Conor McGregor made his way to the ring with a record of 21 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggested McGregor had a massive power advantage over Nurmagomedov, boosting at 86% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 31%.

Khabib Nurmagomedov was the same age as Conor McGregor, at 33 years old.

Nurmagomedov had a height advantage of 1 inch over McGregor. Despite this, McGregor had 4-inch reach advantage.

Nurmagomedov was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 2 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 6 months later than McGregor, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 15 more professional rounds, 60 to McGregor's 45.

Activity check

Nurmagomedov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 11 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 11 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.

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