The journey of Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father, as depicted in a tear-jerking animation, has the moment once more captivated MMA fans throughout the world.
The animated video has been posted on the UFC on BT Sport Twitter account. This comes just days ahead of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s very awaited conference with UFC president Dana White. Lovers can check out the video in the tweet beneath –
The video begins with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov strolling up a mountain a subtle reference to their rigorous teaching sessions in the mountains of Dagestan, Russia. This is followed by Khabib wrestling a bear as a baby and then expanding up persistently wrestling the bear, all beneath his father’s steerage.
The video clip then displays Khabib Nurmagomedov building his MMA debut, successful sambo championships, and going on an remarkable successful streak. The Eagle extends his undefeated operate until he is at last made available a UFC deal.
It is then recommended that Abdulmanap confronted visa problems, the reason he was not equipped to make it to his son’s fights in the United States. Khabib Nurmagomedov leaves for the US though his father sits atop the mountain they constantly scaled, and watches Khabib’s plane soar in the sky.
Moreover, the online video beautifully showcases Khabib Nurmagomedov continuing to acquire fights in the UFC and extending his undefeated streak.
Nurmagomedov then competes against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242, which normally takes put in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov is at last capable to show up at the fight. After Khabib’s victory over Poirier, Abdulmanap is inside the Octagon and celebrates the win with his son.
This is followed by the most emotional scene of the online video, as it shows that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has passed absent. Khabib is shown to be visibly distraught about the tragedy. The movie also references the MMA media’s speculation that Khabib may perhaps in no way combat once more.
A further intriguing reality revealed in the video clip is that a lot of in the MMA globe communicate about how Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father’s system was for him to just take his MMA document to 30-. At the time of Abdulmanap’s passing, Khabib’s record was 28-.
Additionally, the video reveals Khabib Nurmagomedov managing to the major of the mountain by itself in preparation for his UFC 254 struggle against Justin Gaethje. The movie finishes with Khabib and Gaethje touching gloves as their battle gets underway inside the Octagon.
Will Khabib Nurmagomedov return to MMA?
Khabib Nurmagomedov is nonetheless the reigning UFC lightweight winner, even with having announced his retirement from the sport of MMA at UFC 254 back in October. UFC President Dana White is set to satisfy Khabib Nurmagomedov soon to talk about the champion’s future in the organization.
Nurmagomedov’s MMA record at the moment stands at 29-, and there are rumors that he might return from MMA legend Georges St-Pierre to try out and get his file to 30-.
Posted 30 Dec 2020, 15:03 IST