Best fighter in UFC light-weight historical past, Khabib Nurmagomedov could properly rethink his choice to retire.
In the predominant occasion of UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov entered the octagon to face Justin Gaethje. More than just a belt protection, it was the final combat earlier than lets say loud and clear that they’d actually cleaned up the below 155-pound class. Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, with the different two large contenders dropped by submission, solely Gaethje nonetheless seemed like he may convey down the monster.
Only right here, it was with out counting the unimaginable dedication of the Russian, on mission since the loss of life of his father earlier in 2020. A disappearance which gave the Russian an extra motivation, permitting him to roll on his opponent of the night. A demonstration of ease, which will end in the second round, on a triangle.
After a one-sided battle, Khabib will not be able to hold back tears after a particularly emotional yr. In the traditional post-fight interview, Khabib will take his followers on the incorrect foot, formally saying his retirement. A decision that may no longer be relevant.
It is the manager of the Russian, Ali Abdelaziz, who woke up the flame amongst lovers of blended martial arts, after teasing the return of his champion. On Twitter, he solely wanted to tweet a easy “30-0“, for the rumor of an upcoming return of Khabib doesn’t begin in lower than two.
Will Khabib Nurmagomedov return for one final combat? Will he come to the finish of his father’s dream, which was to see him withdraw from the sport undefeated, after 30 victories. Only the future will inform us.
– to sport.gentside.com