10 longest unbeaten runs in UFC with Khabib Nurmagomedov on 12-0 – but trailing legends Jon Jones and Anderson Silva

KHABIB NURMAGOMEDOV will be looking to maintain his unbeaten UFC record this weekend.

The Russian hardman, 32, will be up against Justin Gaethje on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

A win over Gaethje will extend his professional MMA record to 29-0.

And it will be his 13th win on the bounce as part of the UFC as he previouslyfought for the likes of ProFC and M-1 Selection.

SunSport have pulled together a list of the top 10 win streaks in the UFC to see how Khabib compares.

Anderson Silva – 16 (34-10-0)

At the top of the pile of it's former middleweight champion Silva – who is the oldest fighter on the UFC roster.

The 45-year-old will hope to extend his record when he faces Uriah Hall at the end of the month before he is expected to retire.

Georges St-Pierre – 13 (26-2-0)

The 39-year-old last fought three years when he made Michael Bisping submit.

But Khabib wants to fight him as it was his late 'father's dream fight'.

Jon Jones – 13(26-1-0)

The only defeat of Jones' career came when he was controversially disqualified from his bout with Matt Hamill for 'illegal elbows'.

His next fight could come against Israel Adesanya, who is '100 per cent' adamant he would fight him at heavyweight.

Demetrious Johnson – 13 (27-3-1)

The 12-time flyweight champion, known as Mighty Mouse, is widely considered to be one of the greatest MMA stars of all time.

His last fight was a win over Danny Kingad in October 2019.

Max Holloway -13 (21-6-0)

Holloway racked up 13 wins on the bounce, but the 28-year-old is now on a mission to redeem his reputation.

He has lost his last two fights to Alexander Volkanovski.

Tony Ferguson – 12 (26-5-0)

Ferguson suffered a brutal defeat to Justin Gaethje in May.

He was due to face Dustin Poirier in a lightweight title eliminator at UFC 254 – but the UFC could not reach an agreement over the fight.

Khabib Nurmagomedov – 12 (28-0)

Khabib has already highlighted the seven ways that he plans to dismantle Gaethje.

It will be his first fight since the death of his father and coach, Abdulmanap, in July.

Kamaru Usman – 12 (17-1-0)

Usman's only career defeat came against Jose Caceres when he lost by submission in 2013.

The 33-year-old has not been back into the octagon since his win over Jorge Masvidal in July.

Amanda Nunes – 11 (20-4-0)

Nunes is the reigning women's champion of the bantamweight and featherweight divisions.

But earlier this summer the MMA veteran admitted she was considering retiring from UFC.

Junior Dos Santos – 9 (21-8-0)

The Brazilian brute boasts an impressive record – but has lost his three fights on the bounce.

Francis Ngannou beat him before Curtis Blaydes and Jairzinho Rozenstruik followed suit.

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