MMA – Before dealing with Justin Gaethje in UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov went via an actual ordeal. He returned to this ordeal.
Beyond the demise of his father, Khabib Nurmagomedov went via a very difficult preparation before his struggle in opposition to Justin Gaethje. Physically, the pre-UFC 254 was certainly very making an attempt for the light-weight champion. Supposed to depart for the United Arab Emirates on September 10, with the intention to begin his coaching camp, the Dagestanais fell in poor health (mumps – editor's observe) the day before … and solely began his camp on September 24, for a struggle on October 24. He advised his ordeal to the ACA fighter Magomed Ismailov :
“It was September 9 within the morning, after I awoke and I already had mumps. I began to really feel dangerous on the aircraft and once we arrived I had a excessive fever. It was actually dangerous and after some time I used to be taken to the hospital and had intensive care for 5 days. It was actually dangerous. […] After 10 days of coaching camp, I broke my toe, I broke my toe on October seventh. “
“Well, we even needed to name off the struggle. I had a lot to cope with, between sickness and fractures. But on the finish of the day, we determined to proceed with the struggle. It was a troublesome camp. Despite these points, Khabib subdued Gaethje to runner-up after a capital efficiency.