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Khabib Nurmagomedov consoled by Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov following the death of his father Abdulmanap (VIDEO)

Footage has emerged of Khabib Nurmagomedov mourning the passing of his father and trainer Abdulmanap in the company of the head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov. Read Full Article at RT.com

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12:01pm PDT - July 4th, 2020

Death of Khabib Nurmagomedov's father 'will be lesson for many' about dangers of Covid-19, says Russian Olympic legend

Olympic champion and politician Irina Rodnina believes the death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of undefeated MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, will be a wake-up call to everyone about the dangers of Covid-19. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
10:44am PDT - July 4th, 2020

COVID-19 continues to have a major impact on the sports world

On Friday, NASCAR legend Jimmie Johnson tested positive for COVID-19, and the father of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov died from COVID-19 complications.

khabib - Fox Sports
8:10am PDT - July 4th, 2020

Rest in peace: Khabib's father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov laid to rest in his home village in Dagestan

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father and coach of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, was buried in a small ceremony in his home village of Kirovul in Dagestan, according to reports. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
3:20am PDT - July 4th, 2020

MMA: Nurmagomedov's father Abdulmanap dies at 57 - Reuters India

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and coach Abdulmanap, has died aged 57 following a coronavirus infection this year, the mixed martial arts promotion company confirmed.

khabib - Reuters
9:28pm PDT - July 3rd, 2020

'The loss of a father, coach & dedicated supporter of the sport': McGregor pays tribute after death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Conor McGregor, the heated rival of UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has issued a statement on social media in which he offers his condolences on the passing of 'dedicated supporter of the sport' Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
11:47am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

Khabib teammates' UFC debuts in doubt as they cancel trip to 'Fight Island' in wake of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov's passing

Two teammates of Khabib Nurmagomedov, including his cousin Umar, have cancelled their flights to Abu Dhabi in the wake of the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, putting their UFC Fight Island debuts in serious doubt. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
10:44am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

Conor McGregor responds on Twitter to the death of UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov's father

Conor McGregor posted a message of condolence to his UFC rival Khabib Nurmagomedov after the death of his father.

khabib - Independent
10:44am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

Khabib's father and coach dies aged 57

UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's father and coach, Abdulmanap, dies aged 57 following complications caused by coronavirus.

khabib - BBC Sport
10:37am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

'Heartbreaking': Planned Khabib opponent Gaethje pays tribute to 'legend' Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov after death aged 57

Justin Gaethje, the planned next opponent for UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has paid tribute to his rival's late father and trainer Abdulmanap after his death in Moscow at the age of 57. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
9:13am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

'A patriot of his people': Russian UFC title challenger Petr Yan adds to condolences after death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

UFC bantamweight title challenger Petr Yan has hailed Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov as a "patriot of his people" after the respected father and trainer of lightweight champion Khabib died at the age of 57 on Friday. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
8:49am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

Putin calls, offers 'deepest condolences' to UFC champ Khabib over father's passing

Russian president Vladimir Putin has called Khabib Nurmagomedov to offer his "deepest condolences" over the death of his father and trainer Abdulmanap, who died on Friday from Covid-19 aged just 57. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
8:10am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

‘I remember him first as a father and then a coach’: WATCH touching video of Khabib recalling childhood with late father to kids

This is the heartbreaking moment Khabib Nurmagomedov told Moscow schoolchildren of the “huge” role his father and trainer Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov had played in his life, just months before the latter's death from Covid-19. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
7:09am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

'I ask God that the deceased by blessed': Khabib manager reacts to the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

Ali Abdelaziz, the manager of Khabib Nurmagomedov, has commented on the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, quoting a scripture from the Koran in tribute to the father and trainer of the UFC lightweight champion. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
6:45am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

‘He raised a worthy generation’: How Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov broke 'sad news' of Khabib father’s death

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov broke the news of the passing of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father and trainer Abdulmanap on Friday from Covid-19 by honoring his “raising a worthy generation”. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
6:19am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

'People are already gathering': Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov to be buried in Dagestan home village

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the late father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib, will be buried in his home village of Kirovaul in the Russian Republic of Dagestan, local leaders have said. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
6:00am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

‘Huge loss for the sporting world’: Russian boxing chief mourns passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov

General secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, has expressed his condolences over the tragic passing of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap, describing it as a huge loss for the sports community. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
5:40am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

'The doctors tried, but it was already too late': Nurmagomedov family friend details tragic death of Khabib's father Abdulmanap

Doctors were unable to save Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC lightweight champion Khabib, due to irreversible brain trauma caused by a stroke, said a family friend who gave details of the 57-year-old's tragic death. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
5:08am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father of UFC champ Khabib, dies from Covid-19 complications aged 57 - reports

The father and trainer of Khabib Nurmagomedov, Abdulmanap, has died in a Moscow hospital due to complications stemming from Covid-19 infection aged just 57. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
4:15am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

The Prospect: Meet Nathaniel Wood, the man aiming to ruin Khabib cousin Umar's UFC bow

Defeat doesn't come easy to Khabib's family but that is the task facing England's Nathaniel Wood this month when he attempts to hand a first career loss to the latest family representative in the UFC octagon, Umar Nurmagomedov. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
10:04am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Motivated Conor McGregor Would Beat Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington, Coach Says

Conor McGregor is definitely retired. For real this time. Not like the previous two retirements over the last four years when McGregor quickly jumped back into the Octagon for lucrative fight deals...

khabib - Bleacher Report
4:23pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

'He gets $300K a day for speaking engagements': Khabib manager says UFC champ rakes in MORE than Forbes' $16.5 million estimate

Money magazine Forbes underestimated the earning power of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov when it put his annual earnings at $16.5 million for the past year, according to the Russian fighter's manager. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
3:21am PDT - June 30th, 2020

'The Babyface Killer': Meet Alaverdi Ramazanov, Dagestan's spectacular kickboxing world champion (VIDEO)

While Dagestan has produced a host of MMA stars, including UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, the region has also produced another spectacular fighting champion, ONE bantamweight kickboxing champ Alaverdi Ramazanov. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
6:57am PDT - June 29th, 2020

'It's what Khabib does ALL the time': Michael Bisping sends UFC experts & fans into HYSTERICS by calling out 'Dagestani handcuff'

Former UFC middleweight champion and quip-happy commentator Michael Bisping provided one of the commentary highlights of UFC on ESPN 12 when he excitedly described the 'Dagestani handcuff' move named after Khabib Nurmagomedov. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
3:40am PDT - June 28th, 2020

'He can give Khabib some trouble': Dustin Poirier predicts tough night for Nurmagomedov when he faces Justin Gaethje (VIDEO)

Dustin Poirier says that interim champion Justin Gaethje has all the tools to hand Russia's UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov his first career loss, so long as the American challenger executes a perfect game plan. Read Full Article at RT.com

khabib - RT
10:10am PDT - June 27th, 2020