Khabib Nurmagomedov announces retirement after victory against Justin Gaethje at #UFC254
Khabib Nurmagomedov recorded a stunning victory against Justin Gaethje at #UFC254 in Abu Dhabi.
Nurmagomedov retained his Lightweight Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) belt with a victory against the interim champion Justin Gaethje.
The fight ended after two rounds, with Khabib too much for Gaethje.
After the fight, Khabib stated that he is retiring from the UFC.
He stated that he is retiring due to the death of his father
He said, “This is my last fight. No way I’m going to come here without my father.”
He took to Instagram to praise his father, he said, “When ALLAH with you, nobody can broke you, nobody 👊⚔️
Thanks Father for everything, you teach all my life, may ALLAH grant you the highest Paradise 🤲
Watch video of Khabib’s victory below
This one was for Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov 🏆 pic.twitter.com/ZZdywrlE5e
— UFC (@ufc) October 24, 2020