Khabib Nurmagomedov is fighting Tony Ferguson on April 16th. 3 fights ago at UFC 160 in May 2013 he fought Abel Trujillo and FightMetric recorded Khabib taking Trujillo down 21 times in that 3 round fight. That's an average of 7 takedowns a round.
Khabib actually landed only 2 more significant strikes than takedowns during the fight. He had 23 significant strikes landed compared to 21 takedowns landed in the bout.
Trujillo only landed 11 strikes and actually got the first takedown of the fight.
Trujillo would constantly get back up to his feet during the fight but Khabib wouldn't let go of him and kept taking him down.
Khabib has been willing to train with anyone, like his AKA teammate Luke Rockhold who is 2 weight classes above him. He'll train with anything like bears, which he was accustomed to doing since he was a youngster. And he'll train anywhere, from hotel lobbies to at the beach with his dad, to soccer fields in the snow
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