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Is Khabib's downfall karma for his past actions, or just a bump in the road?

Former lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov seems to be facing one of the most challenging times of his career. The 29-0 fighter is a legend in the sport, but he seems to be in trouble right now. Recently, his martial arts training school was raided by the Russian forces. Now, reports suggest that his bank accounts have been seized. This news has caught the attention of many fans, especially Conor McGregor.

Khabib and McGregor have had quite a rivalry in the past. The Dubliner took to his X account to share the news of the event and even mocked the Dagestani fighter. Let us find out what he had to say.

Conor McGregor shares a unique message for Khabib Nurmagomedov

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A few days back ‘The Eagle’s’ martial arts school in Makhachkala, Russia was raided by the Russian security forces. The raid was reportedly carried out as a part of an investigation into the coordinated attacks in the Russian cities of Derbent and Makhachkala on June 23, 2024. Now the Dagestani fighter has landed in more trouble after a recent update.

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According to Mash, an online Russian newspaper, Khabib Nurmagomedov has no control over his bank accounts. Reports suggest that the UFC legend has had his accounts seized after he was rumored to be in debt of over 297 million rubles. His former opponent Conor McGregor took this opportunity to mock the Dagestani fighter. He shared the post on his X account with the caption “I heard he is now a porta p..ty in Dubai.” 

‘The Eagle’ is considered one of the best fighters in the UFC. Through his dominant performances inside the Octagon, he became a superstar and a national treasure for Russia. However, things have taken a turn for the worse and the 35-year-old will have to find a way out of it. The former champion retired from the sport in 2020. He has now shifted his focus to building various businesses. His team, in the meanwhile, has rubbished all claims surrounding tax evasion.

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Khabib Nurmagomedov’s team denies all allegations surrounding his controversy

After ending his reign as a successful champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov has shifted his focus to business. However, his business ventures don’t seem to be going as smoothly as his career inside the Octagon. ‘The Eagle’ already has some of his business firms closed by the Russian government because of debt. But it seems his team is confident and released a statement about his involvement in tax evasion.

Championship Rounds shared a post on the Instagram account to share the views of Khabib’s team. The post read “The information about tax debt is inaccurate. Khabib continues to engage in business projects and develop them.” (via. TASS)

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It will be interesting to see whether Khabib comes out of this trouble. Not only is his reputation on the line but his new business ventures might also face difficulties because of the recent developments.

What do you think about the latest situation of Khabib Nurmagomedov? Can he come out of this situation this time? Let us know in the comments below.