Khabib Nurmagomedov bids an emotional farewell to UFC. Retires from the MMA circuit after securing his twenty ninth straight win.
As many predicted and as he himself stated earlier than the battle, that he’ll get the victory over the Interim Champion within the third spherical. It seems Khabib Nurmagomedov outperformed his personal plan and secured the victory over Justin Gaethje within the second spherical itself.
Within the match, proper from the outset The Eagle pounced upon Gaethje, and solely took two takedowns to get within the splendid place to put a triangle choke on the Spotlight. After being beleaguered within the grip, Justin tapped out, and change into the twenty ninth sufferer of Nurmagomedov.
What occurred until this level, was probably a predictable end result, nonetheless what transpired afterwards despatched a startling wave.
Khabib Nurmagomedov Publicizes Retirement
After defeating Justin Gaethje through submission, feelings received the higher of the undisputed Light-weight champion, as he went to the bottom crying profusely, definitely grieving his late father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.
After taking a second for himself, he was up and within the post-match remark part with commentator Jon Anik, he thanked his group, his opponent for the day, and subsequently whereas giving a tribute to his father, he hung up his gloves.
UFC President Dana White did addressed this sudden declaration within the post-event press convention. He stated he hasn’t talked to Khabib about his determination, and can give him time to course of feelings. However With Khabib Nurmagomedov stating that he wouldn’t enter the ring with out his father, and has additionally promised the identical to his mom, it’s now official that Khabib has left the Octagon, and has departed on a excessive, leaving the 8-sided determine reverberate with just one sound- It’s Khabib Time.
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