Khabib Nurmagomedov is probably the most completed fighter in UFC historical past. ‘The Eagle’ has an unbelievable MMA document of 29-0 and hasn’t competed within the UFC since October 2020. In his final combat Nurmagomedov confronted Justin Gaethje at UFC 264 and gained by way of a 2nd spherical submission.
Since then Nurmagomedov has been retired and regardless of many requests to come back again for yet one more match, ‘The Eagle’ has caught to his determination. Nurmagomedov formally vacated the UFC light-weight title on March 19, 2021, and went on to open his personal MMA promotion again in Russia.
Nurmagomedov’s determination to retire got here after the unlucky demise of his father.’The Eagle’ then promised his mom that he gained’t return to the Octagon with out his father.
Throughout a current interview, they requested Nurmagomedov about why individuals discover it exhausting to consider that he gained’t return to the Octagon and whether or not he would return if his mom says so.
Nurmagomedov mentioned, “I believe due to age too, I’m solely 32 years outdated and like individuals gonna discuss this; I believe for perhaps subsequent 7,8 years. As a result of for MMA, like a whole lot of guys like on the highest, even until they’re 37, 38, 39, they nonetheless on the highest and other people gonna discuss this like on a regular basis I believe.”
‘The Eagle’ additionally talked about how the explanation behind his retirement will not be one and it boils all the way down to many issues. He mentioned, “No, that is about every little thing. I simply completed.”
Regardless of efforts from Dana White and varied different fighters to name Nurmagomedov again. ‘The Eagle’ appears content material along with his determination to retire and has no plans of returning to motion.
Is Khabib Nurmagomedov one of the best fighter in UFC historical past?
In keeping with Nurmagomedov, he has no need to return and compete in opposition to anybody. Though followers have usually needed to see a combat between ‘The Eagle’ and Georges St-Pierre. Many individuals usually consider GSP and Nurmagomedov to be the best fighters in UFC historical past.
Subsequently, there have been many requests from followers to see a match between the 2 legendary fighters. Just lately GSP had himself expressed need of going through Nurmagomedov, however alas ‘The Eagle’ turned down the supply as he’s content material along with his retirement.
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