Tag: Khabib

‘He will smash John Cena’s face’: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s manager fires warning to WWE ‘steroid freaks’ chasing fight with UFC icon

Ali Abdelaziz, the manager of recently-retired UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has a warning for any pro wrestlers hoping to tempt the Russian superstar into the WWE ring, saying that they would “get beat up for real”. Nurmagomedov, 32, stunned the mixed martial arts world last year when he revealed shortly after his successful title defence…

WATCH: Khabib FaceTimes Ronaldo as teammate jokes retired UFC champ is ‘putting serious football team together’

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been captured having a casual chat with megastar friend Cristiano Ronaldo, prompting teammate Islam Makhachev to joke that the UFC champ was putting together a “serious” football team. Football-mad Khabib counts Ronaldo among his friends and fans, often sharing message of support with the Juventus and Portugal star.  After Khabib’s victory over Justin…

'I jumped on Dana because he's soft': Khabib on his UFC 242 octagon vault

Khabib Nurmagomedov produced another octagon vault after beating Dustin Poirier to unify the UFC lightweight title in Abu Dhabi – but this time the leap was in very different circumstances to his one in Las Vegas a year ago. Lightweight king Nurmagomedov defeated interim champ Poirier via third-round submission in the UAE on Saturday night,…

'That just shows what kind of lowlife he is’: Khabib responds to McGregor’s ‘insults’

Russian UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says Conor McGregor’s “lowlife” nature is the reason behind the disrespectful comments, personal attacks and trash talk he aims at his opponents. Talking to media after a Q&A session with students from Moscow’s Plekhanov Russian University of Economics on Tuesday, a day before the start of a bitter social media…