Is Khabib Nurmagomedov any close to returning to battle in the UFC? Rumors have exploded in latest weeks, whereas the declaration of a fighter nonetheless ignites the internet. Could we see The Eagle once more in the octagon earlier than the finish of the 12 months? The predictions are open.
Now retired, Khabib Nurmagomedov nonetheless stays at the coronary heart of the battle information. Firstly as a result of his notoriety continues to be intact in the UFC, and journalists due to this fact by no means miss a chance to reveal the crisp about him. For instance, we lately realized that his father had entrusted him with a great mission just before he died.
Secondly as a result of many followers and observers are nonetheless hoping for his return to the octagon, he who is barely 32 years outdated in 2021. This rumor has been operating for a number of months already, and was strengthened a number of weeks in the past when his coach mentioned that he could actually come back but only on one condition. Moreover, in latest hours, one other assertion by Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos has additionally added gasoline to the fireplace.
I simply heard back from the UFC that Islam accepted to battle me Oct 30 5 rounds in Abu Dhabi and Khabib agreed to come out of retirement to avenge his brother’s loss after that.
– Rafael dos Anjos (@RdosAnjosMMA) July 22, 2021
I simply realized from the UFC that Islam (Makhachev) agreed to battle in opposition to me on October 30 in 5 rounds in Abu Dhabi and that Khabib agreed to come out of retirement to avenge his brother’s defeat after that .
According to Rafael dos Anjos, UFC light-weight champion (2015-2016), Khabib will come out of retirement if his colt Islam Makhachev bows in opposition to him in the octagon. A totally loopy rumor that is already igniting the web, however to which Brett Okamoto, journalist ESPN, got here to carry a bit chilly. His phrases in the tweet under.
Spoke to Islam’s supervisor Ali Abdelaziz (@ AliAbdelaziz00). He mentioned Islam needs to battle in December however UFC does need him in October if he can. But Islam is flying to Russia, they have not mentioned it but. And Ali mentioned no reality to Khabib. Khabib is retired and so they already fought. https://t.co/aRMe6R3XGD
– Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) July 22, 2021
I spoke to the supervisor of Islam, Ali Abdelaziz (@ AliAbdelaziz00). He mentioned Islam needs to battle in December however the UFC needs it in October if it may possibly. But Islam is flying to Russia, they have not mentioned it but. And Ali mentioned that was not true for Khabib. Khabib is retired and so they have fought earlier than.
Rafael dos Anjos is satisfied of two issues: first to beat a rising Islam Makhachev, then to face his mentor Khabib Nurmagomedov. If the followers are already prepared to purchase the tickets, some journalists are nonetheless extra cautious about the second battle. To be continued.