Khabib Nurmagomedov to Step Into the Telecom Industry With New Mobile Operator, “Eagle Mobile”

Published 11/18/2020, 11:30 AM EST


Khabib Nurmagomedov has made a name for himself in the world of mixed martial arts. With over 40 million followers across all social media platforms, Nurmagomedov is a pivotal figure in the business of sports entertainment.

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Needless to say, “Eagle” is capitalizing on his brand value to step into various markets, and rightfully so. Nurmagomedov is doing things that no other mixed martial artist has done before. After announcing his entry into the mixed martial arts promotion in the form of MMA Global, the Dagestani fighter is now set to step into the telecom industry with his very own mobile operator, “Eagle Mobile.”

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Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to share the exciting news with his fans. The Dagestani fighter from Russia stated that the SIM cards will be available in the Moscow region. Expect great news from the UFC’s lightweight champion in the near future.

What’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov?

Nurmagomedov has earned a fortune from his time with the UFC. “Eagle” has a reported net worth of $30 million, and it looks like he is making the right investments. Earlier, Nurmagomedov had announced that he will act as the global brand ambassador of MMA Global. He had revealed that the first major event will take place in Florida.

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ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – SEPTEMBER 07: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia prepares to enter the Octagon prior to his lightweight championship bout against Dustin Poirier during UFC 242 at The Arena on September 7, 2019 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

With his new venture, Nurmagomedov could be looking at taking over the telecom industry. Needless to say, Nurmagomedov’s popularity could bring in a huge number of subscribers to his mobile network that is named after his UFC monicker – Eagle Mobile.

Meanwhile, UFC President Dana White has revealed that the lightweight champion could make his return to the UFC in the near future. In a recent interview, White stated that he believes that the Eagle could return to accomplish the coveted mark of 30-0.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov has maintained that it was his father’s dream to retire with an impeccable record of 30-0. However, an emotional Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from the sport after his emphatic win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254. The retirement has not been made official by the UFC. Additionally, Nurmagomedov reigns as the lightweight champion and pound-for-pound best in the world. The Eagle is still in the USADA testing pool, which evidently indicates that we could witness the undefeated fighter once again in the UFC Octagon.

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Nikhil Chauhan

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I low-key like Dana White and his decisions, but that doesn't mean I am not a fan of super fights. Always up for a chat related to UFC, I am a passionate filmmaker.

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