HASBULLA Magomedov became known as Mini Khabib after he went viral posting videos of himself on TikTok and has now signed a FIVE-YEAR contract with UFC.
Here is everything you need to know about who he is…
Who is Hasbulla Magomedov?
Hasbulla Magomedov is a blogger and TikTok star from Makhachkala, Russia.
He has a genetic disorder that gives him childlike characteristics such as stunted growth and a high voice.
Although it has not been officially confirmed, it is believed that he has a form of dwarfism.
Hasbulla has been posting content to Instagram since November 2020 but only went viral on TikTok in 2021.
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How old is Hasbulla Magomedov?
The Russian native is believed to be 19 years old.
An exact date of birth is not known but many websites claim he was born in 2003.
According to an interview that Hasbulla did with SportsKeeda, he is 3ft 4inches.
The average height for an adult with dwarfism is 4ft with the general defined height being 4ft 10inches.
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What is Hasbulla Magomedov's net worth?
It has yet to be revealed what Hasbulla's net worth is.
However, the social media star's wealth has surely grown considerably with his newfound fame.
Why has Hasbulla Magomedov gone viral on Tik Tok?
Hasbulla became a cult hero in the MMA community after several videos of the blogger went viral.
He gained the nickname Mini Khabib after he recreated Khabib Nurmagomedov's iconic UFC weigh-in.
His pre-fight "press conference" with fellow social media personality Abdu Rozik is one of his most popular videos.
Rozik, 18, has a similar growth disorder which is believed to be GHD – Growth Hormone Deficiency.
Due to the two men's popularity online, Chechen MMA fighter Asxab Tamaev is reported to be organizing a mixed martial arts fight between them.
However, Uliana Podpalnaya, head of the Russian Dwarf Athletic Association described the fight as “unethical and wrong."
She said in a statement that the fight was merely planned to make people laugh and that it would only be taken seriously if martial arts with dwarfism is made a Paralympic sport.
Hasbulla has also been involved in a social media spat with Conor McGregor, after giving his chicken the same name as the Irishman.
McGregor responded with a tasteless reply, calling him a "smelly little inbred."
How many fights has Hasbulla been involved in?
It's currently unknown whether Hasbulla has been involved in any previous fights, however he is known to be a close friend of UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The pair have often been seen in videos with one another on TikTok and have reportedly struck up a friendship.
His subsequent relationship with the UFC ace has sparked questions about Hasbulla and his ambitions in the boxing world.
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During a video released by Asxab Tamaev, Hasbulla was asked who he’d like to fight between Logan Paul, Conor McGregor, and American mixed martial artist Henry Cejudo.
Hasbulla answered, “I want to punish this one [Conor McGregor]. He talks too much.”
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