Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from MMA after UFA 254 win over Justin Gaethje Netizens hail ‘The Eagle’


Khabib Nurmagomadov retired from UFA 254 after a stunning victory over Justin Gaethje in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Russian fighter defeated Gaethje in the second round after a triangular choke and thus left the latter unconscious. After this victory, the Russian MMA fighter withdrew from the sport because he had promised his mother that it would be his last fight. Needless to say, netizens have praised MMA’s GOAT on social media by posting tweets and praising its accomplishments. Even Juventus debut Cristiano Ronaldo congratulated him on social media. Cristiano Ronaldo congratulates Khabib Nurmagomedov on the Russian fighter’s retirement from MMA following his UFC 254 victory.

Khabib lost his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomadov who was also his trainer earlier this year due to COVID-19. His mother did not want him to fight without his father so he retired from the sport. During his retirement speech, Khabib revealed it was his last fight and remembered his father as well. “Today I mean it was my last fight. It was my dad’s dream. What else,” he said during his speech. Now let’s take a look at the tweets of Internet users below:


Dominant fighter

The last

Khabib also took to social media and remembered his father after his last game. In the blink of an eye, he wished his father would reach the highest place in Heaven.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on October 25, 2020 at 12:05 p.m. IST. For more information and updates on Politics, World, Sports, Entertainment, and Lifestyle , connect to our website


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