Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to be getting in some stable fitness center time, regardless of retiring from energetic competitors in October 2020.
In a brand new Instagram submit, ‘The Eagle’ shared a photograph from a coaching session together with his two associates and teammates, Islam Makhachev and Zubaira Tukhugov.
He captioned the picture:
“Grappling day. It was superb day with my Brothers.”
In Russian, he added:
“In order that your again doesn’t damage, combat on daily basis.”
Khabib Nurmagomedov has been busy in retirement, selling the fighters on his crew and his Eagle FC promotion. Most lately Nurmagomedov referred to as out Dana White, demanding Islam Makhachev get the subsequent shot on the UFC light-weight title and Charles Oliveira.
Whereas that request appears to go towards the UFC’s plans to make Makhachev combat Beneil Dariush, strain from different essential people like Joe Rogan might make a distinction.
On the Eagle FC entrance, Nurmagomedov will host Eagle FC 47 on Could 20 in Miami, Florida. The occasion is headlined by former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos vs. Yorgan De Castro and options UFC vets Hector Lombard vs. Thiago Silva within the co-main.
Khabib Nurmagomedov shares his prediction for Islam Makhachev vs. Charles Oliveira
Khabib Nurmagomedov is satisfied his star pupil Islam Makhachev is the person to beat champion with out a belt Charles Oliveira. In a current Instagram story, ‘The Eagle’ shared his prediction on how a combat between the 2 high lightweights would go. He wrote:
“My prediction is a most 3 rounds. Regardless of how good he’s Islam is best than him. Simply bear in mind these phrases.”
The toughest a part of the combat is getting Charles Oliveira vs. Islam Makhachev signed. It is by no means been straightforward for lightweights to lock in a UFC title shot. Tony Ferguson famously gained 13 fights in a row and solely acquired to combat for an interim title. Islam Makhachev now holds ten wins in a row, however zero of them are over opponents ranked within the high ten of the division.
That is a giant cause why the UFC appears so insistent that Makhachev combat No. 6 ranked Beneil Dariush earlier than getting his shot on the title. Nevertheless, with cash being a giant driver in prize combating there’s all the time an opportunity the UFC might heed Khabib Nurmagomedov’s request and e book Oliveira vs. Makhachev in Abu Dhabi this October.