Khabib Nurmagomedov, a former UFC champion. He has announced that he will step down from his coaching position two years after his unplanned retirement from fighting. When his father passed away in 2020. Khabib, one of the best fighters of all time, made the decision to put down the gloves and devote more time to his family.
He did, however, spend a good deal of the last two years travelling because of his duties. As Eagle FC’s promoter. And his position as a cornerman for world champions like Islam Makhachev and his nephew Usman Nurmagomedov.
The former champion guided Makhachev and Usman to the lightweight titles in the UFC and Bellator.
It’s likely that he is done with MMA and quitting as a coach. And the promoter of Eagle FC after posting a picture of a Russian news story on Instagram on Saturday.
“Khabib is quitting the MMA scene. It deals with coaching and other MMA-related topics. Khabib’s desire to spend more time with his family is the cause “the message stated.
Khabib Nurmagomedov plans to retire in order to spend more time with his daughter and two sons. According to Javier Mendez, the fighter’s trainer and fellow coach at the American Kickboxing Academy, who earlier revealed this to Yahoo Sports.
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“Simply put, he doesn’t want to lose out on being a father. He told me about his strategy and that he intended to inform the team of his choice when we last spoke, which was around three weeks ago. He is doing appropriately in this situation. Nurmagomedov simply wants to spend more time with his family because he is a family man “Added Mendez.
It is important to note that the former fighter, who had a 29-0 record in mixed martial arts after his third championship defence against Justin Gaethje, announced his retirement in October 2020 at the request of his mother.