Khabib Nurmagomedov is a Russian MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter who is the current UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) lightweight champion. Khabib Nurmagomedov news is widely searched for across all internet search engines. Nurmagomedov comes from the southern Russian Republic of Dagestan, and proudly promotes his local culture, wearing the traditional papakha headgear before and after his UFC fights. Nurmagomedov is nicknamed ‘The Eagle’, and is undefeated in 27 professional MMA fights. His most famous victory came over Irishman Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas in October 2018. Khabib is the most-followed Russian athlete on social media, with 15.5 million followers on Instagram, 1.2 million on Facebook and more than 750,000 on Twitter. Get the latest stories and articles on Khabib Nurmagomedov news on rt.com.
Conor McGregor should drop any pretensions of a "GOAT" fight against Anderson Silva and instead stay fixated on his biggest challenge - finding an opponent to pave the way for a shot at revenge against Khabib Nurmagomedov.
Conor McGregor's list of all-time MMA greats - in which he placed himself second - has triggered a rise from former octagon foes Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nate Diaz, both of whom took to Twitter to land blows on the Irishman.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, who is in a medically-induced coma with heart problems complicated by COVID-19, suffered without treatment for 10 days in Dagestan before receiving the necessary medical assistance.
UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has received calls offering reassurance from Vladimir Putin after his father, Abdulmanap, was placed in a medically induced coma this week, according to the fighter's manager, Ali Abdelaziz.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has spoken out in a message to his fellow countrymen, begging them to stay safe and listen to the medical advice from the nation's doctors to beat the coronavirus pandemic.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has confirmed his father Abdulmanap remains in serious condition after suffering heart problems arising from a coronavirus infection, as the UFC lightweight champion spoke for the first time on the issue.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov - the father and trainer of UFC lightweight champion Khabib - remained in a coma for an entire week before returning to consciousness, a family friend has said.
Tony Ferguson has added to the wave of support for rival Khabib Nurmagomedov after the news that the Russian UFC lightweight champion's father has emerged from a coma but remains in a serious condition in a Moscow hospital.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of UFC superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov, remains in a serious condition in a Moscow hospital, following a heart attack which was reportedly brought on by Covid-19.