He fights in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. ONE Fighting Championship
In January 2012 it was announced that Khabilov had signed with ONE Fighting Championship. Ultimate Fighting Championship
Khabilov signed a four-fight deal with the UFC in July 2012.
In his debut, Khabilov faced Vinc Pichel on December 15, 2012 at The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin versus
Team Nelson Finale. Foreign his second fight in the organization, Khabilov faced UFC newcomer and Strikeforce veteran Yancy Medeiros at UFC 159 on April 27, 2013. The fight ended in unusual fashion as Medeiros dislocated his thumb during a takedown by Khabilov early in the first round, resulting in a TKO victory for Khabilov as Medeiros was unable to continue.
Foreign his third UFC fight, Khabilov faced Jorge Masvidal on November 6, 2013 at UFC: Fight for the Troops 3. The fight also garnered Khabilov his first Fight of the Night bonus award.
Khabilov was expected to face Rafael dos Anjos on February 22, 2014 at UFC 170.
However, the bout was cancelled in the weeks leading up to the event due to an injury suffered by Khabilov. Khabilov faced Benson Henderson on June 7, 2014 in the main event at UFC Fight Night: Henderson versus Khabilov. He lost the fight via rear-naked choke submission in the fourth round.
Khabilov was expected to face Danny Castillo on January 3, 2015 at UFC 182.
However, Khabilov pulled out of the bout due to alleged visa issues. Khabilov faced Adriano Martins on February 22, 2015 at UFC Fight Night 61.
He lost the fight via split decision. A rescheduled bout with Danny Castillo was expected to take place on July 25, 2015 at UFC on Fox 16.
However, for a second time, Khabilov was removed from the pairing due to alleged visa issues.
Castillo faced Jim Miller at the event. Khabilov faced Norman Parke on February 27, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 84. Khabilov was tabbed as an injury replacement for Rashid Magomedov and face Chris Wade on May 8, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 87.
World Combat Sambo Federation (WCSF )
Federation International Amateur de Sambo
Russian Pankration Federation
Mixed martial arts
M-1 Challenge 2009 Championship.
Ultimate Fighting Championship
Fight of the Night (One time)
2012 Knockout of the year (2nd place) versus Vinc Pichel on December 15, 2012.
UFC Ultimate Insider
UFC Debuts of All-Time (8th place) versus Vinc Pichel on December 15, 2012.