Is Khabib Nurmagomedov Alive or Dead? Renowned Russian Former Professional Mixed Martial Artist

Last Updated on January 19, 2024, 7:16 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov is alive and well. His coach clarified and ended rumours of his possible return to UFC.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov (Image via Facebook)

Is Khabib Nurmagomedov Alive?

Yes, Khabib Nurmagomedov is alive and well. However, he has retired from all forms of competitive, combative competitions. In today’s modern world of social media, misinformation can spread like wildfire. But we must verify every report with credible sources. There is no evidence or credible report of ill-being befalling the former mixed martial artist. He is alive and thriving in his life. His coach, Javier Mendez, mentioned that besides Khabib’s fitness exercises, he is not training for professional fighting. He has retired from sports and is spending time with his family and friends.

Who is Khabib Nurmagomedov?

Khabib Nurmagomedov is a renowned Russian former professional mixed martial artist. He competed in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Born September 20, 1988, he holds the record of longest-reigning UFC Lightweight Champion ever, holding the title from April 2018 to March 2021, with 29 wins and no losses.

He is considered one of the greatest mixed martial artists of all time. He was inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame on June 30, 2022.
He retired from the professional world, fighting with an undefeated record.

Will Khabib Nurmagomedov Return to UFC?

Several reports have made rounds on social media, suggesting that Khabib Nurmagomedov is planning to return to UFC. But, his coach, Javier Mendez, took to social media and addressed the rumours. He said no discussions were happening regarding Khabib’s potential return to professional fighting.

Mendez told the loyal fans of the renowned martial artist that Khabib’s only focus is his family, and he has no intentions of returning to competitive combat arenas. He only trains with him now for his fitness routine exercises. These drills are not related to any fight-specific training. He reinforced Khabib’s official retirement from the sport.

Despite reigning the sport with an undefeated record, Khabib’s competitive career in the UFC remains concluded. He will not be returning to the professional fighting. He is focusing on his life with his family and spending the rest of his days contented with his achievements.

We wish him good fortune in the coming days and abundant good health and prosperity.


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