WEDNESDAY TRIVIA: Against which opponent did Khabib Nurmagomedov take down 21 times in one round at UFC 160?

By D.R. Webster, MMATorch contributor

Khabib Nurmagomedov (photo credit Reinhold Matay © USA Today Sports)

QUESTION: Khabib Nurmagomedov meets Tony Ferguson this weekend at UFC 209 for the UFC Interim Lightweight Title. Khabib is undefeated in MMA and finally looks to get his hands on UFC gold. Known as high-level Sambo practitioner and wrestler, he holds the record for most takedowns in a single UFC fight. With 21 takedowns on 27 attempts in 3 rounds, who did he manage to takedown 21 times back at UFC 160?


(a) Abel Trujillo

(b) Gleison Tibau

(c) Thiago Taveres

(d) Rafael dos Anjos

ANSWER: The correct answer is not (d) and not (b) and is (a) and therefore not (c).

NOW CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH YESTERDAY’S QUESTION: TUESDAY TRIVIA: Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, who fights Woodley at UFC 209 this weekend, lost just one fight to whom?

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