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Russian Oligarch Who Sponsored Khabib Sentenced To 19 Years In Prison

Ziyavudin Magomedov, a Russian oligarch who at one time funded Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s training camps and back surgery in Germany (in 2017), has been sentenced to 19 years in a maximum security...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I Treat My Mother Like A Queen”

Khabib Nurmagomedov remains resolute in his decision to stay retired – mainly because it’s been a promise that he’s made to his mother. At a recent “Class A Events”...

Javier Mendez: “Khabib Has Never Been Submitted In MMA Sparring”

Image Credits: Javier Mendez Instagram It’s more than well-known that Khabib Nurmagomedov was, and continues to be, a force of nature… But not a lot of people truly understand just how...

Khabib On Raising His Kids: “Their Father Is Rich, But My Father Was Very Poor”

It’s tough to raise kids – even for those who are extremely successful in other areas of their lives. Even for someone like Khabib Nurmagomedov. In an interview for the Wahed Podcast, he...

Henry Cejudo: “Khabib Wouldn’t Get Up [Against An NCAA Wrestler]”

It goes without saying that Khabib Nurmagomedov‘s wrestling is elite… However, Henry Cejudo is convinced that the Dagestani national wouldn’t be able to defeat an American...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Nobody Cares If You’re Tired”

If you want to reach your potential – both in life and BJJ alike – then you’ve got to push yourself to the limits. And that also means spending time with those who push themselves...

“Khabib Doesn’t Know Tired” – Belal Muhammad On Being Coached By Khabib Nurmagomedov

Belal Muhammad defeated Sean Brady via TKO at UFC 280 prelims… And it’s been more than an earned win, as he has had to undergo a grueling training regime under coach Khabib...

Khabib Reveals Harsh Training Conditions: “No Wi-Fi And No Showers”

There’s no success without sacrifice. And Khabib Nurmagomedov understands that all too well – because he has had to go through some harsh training conditions in order to become the...

Khabib On Recovery From Training: “Most Important Thing Is Sleep”

If you want to be successful at something like Khabib Nurmagomedov has been in MMA, then you have to learn about and apply the power of routine. You have to have the work ethic to support it, as...

Oliveira Reveals What Khabib Told Him After The UFC 280 Bout

Charles Oliveira has lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 280, after Makhachev dropped him to the canvas with a big right hand – and submitted him with an Arm Triangle. Leading up to the fight, there...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Reveals That He Doesn’t Miss Fighting: “It Was Never Inside My Heart”

Image Credits: Khabib Nurmagomedov Instagram Even though he is regarded as one of the absolute best – perhaps the best – to compete in MMA, Khabib Nurmagomedov is resolute in his...

“It Was A Marketing Ploy” Buchecha Talks Khabib’s Infamous Sambo & BJJ Statement

Back in 2013, before his UFC match against Thiago Tavares in Brazil, Khabib Nurmagomedov came to the weigh-ins wearing a shirt with the words: “If Sambo was easy, it would be called...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I Wouldn’t Call Myself A Coach”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has retired from competing in MMA back in October 2020, but he is still very much a part of the sport. Today, he is an owner of the Eagle FC fight promotion, as well as a big part...

John Danaher Talks Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Grappling: “He Has A Very Underrated Bottom Game”

There’s no question that Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the greatest grapplers in the history of MMA. He was able to utilize his sambo training to control people towards the finish, nearly to...

Coach Mendez Shares How He Trained Nurmagomedov For McGregor’s Trash Talk

Image Credits: Yahoo Sports The UFC 229 fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor is one of the biggest ones in UFC history. Khabib tapped Conor out and then lunged into the audience to...

What’s It Like To Be Coached By Khabib Nurmagomedov? Belal Muhammad Explains

If you want to become the best, then you’ve got to spend time with the best. You have to learn from them, listen to their advice and apply it; and, if you’re a martial artist, then you...

Khabib Nurmagomedov & Muhammad Mokaev Speak Up Against Russian Mobilization

Khabib Nurmagomedov, Muhammad Mokaev, and several other MMA fighters have spoken up against the recently announced Russian mobilization of men to fight in the war in Ukraine. This is Russia’s...

Khabib: “Now I Drink Pepsi & Train Maybe One Hour A Day”

Khabib Nurmagomedov has not fought since October 2020 – his lightweight title defense against Justin Gaethje (whom he put to sleep with a Triangle Choke). And to say that he’s enjoying...

Khabib Criticizes Chimaev’s Failed Weight Cut: “If You Are A Muslim, You Should Have Good People Around You”

Khamzat Chimaev failed to make weight ahead of his UFC 279 fight against Nate Diaz, weighing 8.5 pounds (!) over the agreed-upon 170lbs limit. And, even though he still competed against Kevin Holland...

Dana White: “Khabib Turned Down A Grappling Match”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is often said to be the greatest MMA fighter of all time. He earned a perfect 29-0 record, throughout which he beat fighters such as Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor, and Justin...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Gambling Is More Dangerous Than Alcohol”

A lot of promotions in the MMA scene (such as the UFC) have partnerships with betting sites. However, Khabib Nurmagomedov says that his promotion, Eagle FC, will never establish gambling...

Take Mount Like Khabib Nurmagomedov – Here’s How

Rolling against Khabib Nurmagomedov would be terrifying for oh-so-many reasons… But perhaps the most terrifying of them all is Khabib’s Mount. The way he takes Mount is as close to perfection as...

Khabib Nurmagomedov: “Everybody Can Punch, But Not Everybody Can Wrestle”

Ever watched an MMA fight with friends who don’t train? More specifically, with people who don’t grapple? If so, then you’ve probably heard comments along the lines of: “Whoa, this is boring,...

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Work Ethic: “I Sacrificed Everything I Have”

These days, it seems that everybody wants to become “great” at something. And no wonder, as achieving greatness often stands shoulder-to-shoulder with having lots of money, attention,...