Khabib Nurmagomedov has issued a statement that he will officially retire from the UFC lightweight title after the news is reported tonight.
Nurmagomedov (29-0 MMA) announced his retirement from combat shortly after defeating Justin Gaethje in UFC 254.
A Russian superstar quoted his father’s recent death for his decision to wear gloves.
Nevertheless, Dana White continued to expect Habib Nurmagomedov to finally return and attempt to improve his overall record to a perfect 30-0.
But that all changed when the cheeky UFC boss announced tonight that he was throwing towels.
“29-0. He has officially retired 💯. It was unbelievable to see @TeamKhabib working. Thanks for everything and enjoy the following of my friends. – Shared by Dana White twitter.
Most recently, Habib Nurmagomedov Social media Here he issued the following long statement to thank the UFC, Dana White, and of course all his fans.
“It was a good supper with some great people. @danawhite Thanks to my brother and the whole @ufc Team for the opportunity to prove yourself, you guys changed a lot of live for this sport forever 👊 Dana-I will never forget your attitude towards me, my dad will never forget Did, and my son remembers you. Today there was a real conversation between real men. We also thank all teams, spare partners and all fans. I hope you accept my decision and understand me. “ – Habib wrote.
Khabib Nurmagomedov will undoubtedly be the largest lightweight champion in history. During the execution of his excellence, “Eagle” won a stop victory over Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor, and the aforementioned Gaethje.
Following the news of Habib’s official retirement, the lightweight and outstanding Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira were soon announced. Will be square for promotion of free £ 155 title At UFC262 on May 15th.
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