UFC light-weight icon noticed alongside Hollywood star in Vegas
As the caged conversations go, this could have been an fascinating hear as Khabib Nurmagomedov was seen chatting with film star and musician Jared Leto through the UFC occasion at his Apex middle in Las Vegas Saturday evening.
Cameras captured the pair deep in conversation earlier than Leto made a gesture pointing and clenching his fist, and the previous UFC govt was seen smiling. UFC boss Dana White was additionally seated close by.
It could have appeared like an unlikely collaboration, however Hollywood heartthrob Leto, 50, is an avid UFC fan and commonly visits the promotion’s occasions.
After the footage was shared on-line, MMA fans expressed how a lot they need they knew what precisely was being mentioned between the 29-0 destroyer from Dagestan and the star of the upcoming Marvel superhero providing ‘Morbius’ , who is additionally the lead singer of rock band ‘Thirty Seconds to Mars’.
Khabib Nurmagomedov and Jared Leto on the UFC in Las Vegas (February 19, 2022) pic.twitter.com/zNZhZiVc3F
— 𝑮𝒂𝒃𝒔 🦇 (@MorbyLeto) February 20, 2022
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) February 20, 2022
What the hell are Dana White and Khabib speaking about with Jared Leto? pic.twitter.com/DLyZ4alwWa
— Robbie Fox (@RobbieBarstool) February 20, 2022
Some have questioned whether or not Khabib really is aware of who Leto is, after not too long ago admitting his data of fashionable tradition could also be missing as he had no concept who rapper Drake was through the notorious melee that adopted. his struggle with Conor McGregor in 2018. .
Jared Leto: …it is referred to as Thirty Seconds to Mars, man!
Khabib: What is it, brother? pic.twitter.com/V5xuEQIqd7
— Eric Jackman (@NewYorkRic) February 20, 2022
Leto: How’s the retirement going?
Khabib: Who are you?
— SizzlingMMA (@bacon9292) February 20, 2022
Jared Leto: …The Joker Batman
Khabib: …I do not know this brother pic.twitter.com/0UHbJBK1qn
— G. Morales (@asap__styles) February 20, 2022
Khabib has no concept who Jared Leto is pic.twitter.com/jALBkTbhnh
— Kevin Thang (@Skip2MyJays) February 20, 2022
Khabib has rubbed shoulders with Hollywood royalty earlier than, having fun with dinner in Paris with Leonardo DiCaprio after watching a soccer match collectively within the French capital shortly after the Russian star beat McGregor.
Khabib used his time within the cage on Saturday evening to specific his admiration for American UFC veteran Jim Miller, after the 38-year-old rolled again the years to land a brutal end from rival Nikolas Motta.
— Khabib Nurmagomedov (@CrewKhabib) February 20, 2022
Khabib, 33, is at present again within the United States as he continues to push his personal MMA promotion, Eagle FC, into the US market.
The firm is planning its second U.S. occasion in Miami on March 11, that includes a conflict between former UFC stalwarts Kevin Lee and Diego Sanchez.
“I just want to become the best” Khabib not too long ago instructed Sky Sports his plans as a promoter, having hung up the gloves after beating Justin Gaethje in October 2020.
“I’m not right here to turn into quantity three or quantity two. I’m right here to turn into the perfect promoter on the planet. And we developed a new system.
“We are going to alter a few issues, not a lot and after a few years I believe folks will perceive who is who. »