“Only Khabib Knows”- “Kangaroo Video” on Brother Usman Nurmagomedov’s Massive Bellator 300 Win Has Fans in Splits Over UFC Legend’s Hidden Message

Published 10/08/2023, 3:47 AM EDT

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Khabib Nurmagomedov, one of the greatest lightweights in UFC history, retired with an undefeated 29-0-0 record. Throughout his UFC career, he displayed dominance by defeating notable opponents like Justin Gaethje, Dustin Poirier, and Conor McGregor, ultimately solidifying his legacy. Now, it appears his cousin, Usman Nurmagomedov, is positioned to continue this trend and take the family name to new heights.

Usman recently achieved a significant victory at Bellator 300, triumphing over Brent Primus. ‘The Eagle’ used Instagram to extend his congratulations to his cousin. However, the choice of the congratulatory video left fans in fits of laughter!

The Eagle’s unique congratulations for Usman Nurmagomedov have fans rolling in their seats


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Usman Nurmagomedov recently achieved a significant victory at Bellator 300, where he faced Brent Primus. While it may not have been his most spectacular performance, it was an effortless win, solidifying his status as the Bellator lightweight champion. Nurmagomedov secured a five-round unanimous decision against the former champion, Primus.

Khabib Nurmagomedov, in true cousinly fashion, congratulated Usman on his win through an Instagram post. He shared a picture of Usman along with the caption, “Congratulations world champion 🔝 Showed and proved his level 👏.” However, what caught the fans’ attention and left them in stitches was the second part of Khabib’s post, which featured an unexpected guest – a kangaroo!


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The fans couldn’t help but react with humor and curiosity to the kangaroo cameo:

Some questioned the video’s randomness

“What’s with the random kangaroo video”

While others speculated that it held a deeper, undisclosed significance known only to Khabib.

“The kangaroo video has huge meaning only Khabib knows.”

“That kangaroo though”

“Second slide”

“The kangaroo is in”

Amidst the humor and curiosity, some fans highlighted the ground and pound displayed during the fight

“That ground and pound was vicious”

And exclaimed their feelings of pride at the massive victory



In response to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Instagram post featuring a kangaroo video, fans expressed a mix of confusion, intrigue, and amusement.  The fans’ varied responses to the unexpected kangaroo video added an element of humor and mystery to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s congratulatory message to his cousin. And looks like he is also set to make great strides like The Eagle.

Usman has set his sights on a $1 million grand prize

Usman Nurmagomedov’s performance in the cage was nothing short of impressive. He outclassed Brent Primus both in stand-up exchanges and on the mat during the entire 25-minute bout. Primus made valiant efforts to launch attacks throughout the fight, but Usman’s agility and defensive skills prevented him from inflicting any significant damage. Usman Nurmagomedov’s powerful punches took a toll on Primus, evident from his bloodied face by the end of the contest.


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While the crowd inside the arena may have expressed dissatisfaction with certain moments of the fight, it didn’t affect Usman Nurmagomedov’s determination. He retains his title and sets his sights on a chance to win a substantial $1 million prize. His next challenge awaits, as he is set to face the winner of the upcoming Bellator 301 fight between Patricky Freire and Alexander Shabliy.

Usman Nurmagomedov’s dominant performance at Bellator 300 and Khabib’s quirky kangaroo post has left fans both amused and excited about what the future holds in the world of MMA.


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Dushyant Patni


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Dushyant Patni is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. He fell in love with MMA at the tender age of fourteen and his appreciation for the craft has led him to become a practitioner, too. With a master's degree in English and an extensive background as a writer and editor, he uses his technical ability to articulate the nuances of the sport.
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