Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
29-0-0
34-10-0

The tape

35
Age
34
5' 10" / 178 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm

Full record

SUB 2SUB 3SUB 4UD 5UD 3
Form
SD 3KO 1SUB 2SUB 1SUB 3
29
Wins
34
8
By KO
10
28
KO%
29
11
By Sub
21
38
SUB%
62
0
Losses
10
0
Stopped
4
0
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2008
29
Bouts
45
60
Rounds
79
4 hours, 23 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 36 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
2

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Charles Oliveira preview

When is Nurmagomedov vs Oliveira?

Khabib Nurmagomedov could potentially face the challenge of Charles Oliveira, in Late 2024.

The fight would take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Nurmagomedov vs Oliveira stats

Khabib Nurmagomedov would step into the octagon with an undefeated record of 29 wins, zero losses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 11 by submission.

Charles Oliveira would make his way to the cage with a record of 34 wins, 10 losses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by knock out and 21 by submission.

The stats suggest Oliveira would have a slight advantage in power over Nurmagomedov, with a 29% knock out percentage over Nurmagomedov's 28%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Oliveira would have a large advantage over Nurmagomedov, boasting a 62% submission rate over Nurmagomedov's 38%.

Khabib Nurmagomedov is the older man by 1 year, at 35 years old.

Oliveira has a 4-inch reach advantage.

Nurmagomedov is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 15 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 5 months later than Oliveira, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He has fought 19 less professional rounds, 60 to Oliveira's 79.

Nurmagomedov vs Oliveira form

Nurmagomedov remains undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight, he won against Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Previous to that, he had beaten Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on 7th September 2019 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at du Arena, Abu Dhabi.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Conor McGregor at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by submission in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he was victorious against Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 on 7th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.

He had won against Edson Barboza at UFC 219 on 30th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Oliveira has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Arman Tsarukyan at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Beneil Dariush at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Islam Makhachev at UFC 280 on 22nd October 2022 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Before that, he had defeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

He was victorious against Dustin Poirier at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 3rd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Charles Oliveira has been fighting more than Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Khabib Nurmagomedov last fought 3 years, 8 months and 22 days ago, while Charles Oliveira's last outing was 3 months and 3 days ago.

Nurmagomedov's last 5 fights have come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 17 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.4 rounds on average.

Oliveira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Nurmagomedov vs Oliveira?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Nurmagomedov vs Oliveira yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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