‘Ladies and Gentlemen’- Henry Cejudo Shares a Hilarious Video of Khabib Nurmagomedov

Published 01/28/2022, 7:07 AM EST

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Khabib Nurmagomedov purchased an MMA promotion named Gorilla FC (now Eagle FC) with an aim to use it as a platform to introduce amazing young fighters from Russia to the MMA world. He has even signed veterans and established names to help sell his events to fans in North America.

Although the Dagestan native is working day and night to promote his event (Eagle FC 44), he never forgets his humble and funny persona.


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Henry Cejudo shared a video of ‘The Eagle’ where both the former UFC fighters had a hilarious moment.

In the clip, ‘The Messenger’ said, “Ladies and gentlemen, Khabib must be the most humble man I have ever met. Ain’t that right, Ali? I mean, he gave me his seat in the back. Why did you give me your seat, my brother?”

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Nurmagomedov responded with a joke that made all of them burst into laughter. He said, “Brother, you bigger than me, brother, that’s why. Not age weight!”

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‘The Messenger’ is going to work with the Dagestan native and call fights at Eagle FC 44. In the interview, Cejudo, who spoke about his excitement to work with Eagle FC, said, “These people are just professionals man.”

“They know that they’re going to attach Khabib to their name, that they got to do things right. So everything from the commentating, to the fights, to the lighting, to the music, to the spectators.”


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He added, “It’s not gonna be open just like to the public like it’s gonna be a pretty cool invite-only league. I believe it’s going to revolutionize a lot.”

“It reminds me a lot of like the apex. But it’s just a little bit better because these people took over a whole TV studio and it’s and it’s an arena. It’s super, super cool. I can’t wait.”

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Besides Cejudo, Kamaru Usman and Chael Sonnen will also work with Nurmagomedov at Eagle FC. Hence, there could be a lot more funny moments if the elite fighters meet backstage.

What are your thoughts on Cejudo’s video? Let us know in the comments below.


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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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