‘He Can Become a Millionaire’- UFC Legend Khabib Nurmagomedov Has Career Advice for Hasbulla Magomedov

Published 12/15/2021, 12:15 PM EST


Hasbulla Magomedov has become a household name ever since his call-out videos for the MMA fighters went viral. He is already very popular in the MMA community.

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Interestingly, Magomedov has also gained the world’s attention with his charismatic personality. However, his popularity skyrocketed when the Russian star attended one of the biggest UFC events in Abu Dhabi, also the event was a major hit.

Ever since then, many American major sports leagues and celebrities are interested in collaborating with the internet sensation. Hence, the former UFC lightweight champion suggested an idea for the Russian star.

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Hasbulla Magomedov shares a close relationship with Khabib Nurmagomedov and his teammates. He attended the UFC event to support his friend Islam Makhachev for his bout. The internet star also entered the UFC octagon on Nurmagomedov’s shoulder to celebrate Makhachev’s win.

In a recent interview with Red Corner MMA, ‘The Eagle’ talked about Magomedov and also advised him to move to the U.S.A., as his popularity can make him a billionaire. Nurmagomedov said, “Like we talk about all this stuff with Hasbullla, like he have to go to the US.”

“Because in the US he’s like very popular. Like all big celebrities, stars, all big promotions like sports like WWE, NBA, hockey. Like American football, UFC all these like stars in this sport, he’s very popular.”

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“They all know him and I think he have to move for a couple of years in the US and become maybe Billionaire, you know. It’s minimum he can become a millionaire, you know. And I think he needs to make Visa and go to the UFC. This is my advice for him.”

Dana White Says Hollywood Celebrities Want to Meet Hasbulla Magomedov

Before attending the UFC 267 event, Hasbulla Magomedov sent a video message to the UFC supremo Dana White. The latter responded by posting a video on his Instagram account. The video generated millions of views on White’s account.

The UFC kingpin enjoyed Magomedov’s presence so much that he is also planning some big things with the internet sensation in the future. He also described an incident in an interview with Barstool Sports that proves Magomedov’s popularity transcends from the MMA fans.

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In the interview White said, “Mark Wahlberg face timed me yesterday to tell me could I get his daughter to meet Hasbulla. Yeah, if he comes to the United States, I will get her to meet him. Well, it’s not like Mark Wahlberg’s daughter is like a huge MMA fan or something, you know what I mean. It’s just fascinating.”

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The UFC supremo is one of the best entrepreneurs and has put the UFC on the world’s map. He will do whatever it takes to deliver entertaining and action-packed events for the fans. Hence, it is evident that the UFC fans will witness Hasbulla Magomedov in more than just one UFC event.

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Afnan Chougle

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Afnan Chougle is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. Besides writing, this Media graduate is an integral part of the digital web stories team for combat sports. Before joining EssentiallySports, Afnan gained valuable experience as an intern at Jiostudios Production House.

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