A Russian former professional mixed martial artist who has been the longest-reigning UFC lightweight champion ever has finally called a wrap from the world of MMA in every way. But why? Let's find out.
Nurmagomedov has remained active in the sport of MMA even after his final exit. He became a successful coach and was heading his own Eagle FC fight promotion but now, he is all set to step away from the sports of MMA.
According to reports, the former lightweight champion has decided to step away from his responsibilities within MMA. It has been reported that he wants to pursue business opportunities away from combat sports and give more time to his family.
Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to confirm the news by sharing a post from an Instagram page named za Khabib. He further expressed that he wants to devote more time to his family and leave the world of MMA.
'The Eagle' made an Instagram post and in the caption wrote, "The year certainly turned out to be a very busy and successful. Take care of yourself brothers. I hope my decision is only for the best, a big hug to you all. Thank you, you were a big reason for my success in sports."