The crazy life of Khabib Nurmagomedov: From brawls & bans to 50 Cent & Floyd

Undefeated Russian UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has enjoyed a whirlwind few days since defeating brash Irish MMA superstar Conor McGregor at UFC 229 by stunning fourth-round submission.

From post-fight brawls, bans, threats and fines to an insane homecoming, an all-important meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin, and social media messages from 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather, there’s been a lot to digest in the life of Khabib.

RT Sport’s Danny Armstrong takes a look at what the Dagestan native has been up to in the days since becoming a global name in the world of sport and beyond.


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