“Still Look Like a Beast on the Mat”: Jon Anik and Fans Heap Praises on “GOAT” Khabib Nurmagomedov as He Gets Back to Training Days After Announcing His Return to Coaching

Published 05/30/2023, 8:05 AM EDT

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Khabib Nurmagomedov left the fans with jaws wide open with each of his phenomenal victories. Not only was he a champion, but was also undefeated inside the cage. The former UFC champion took over the world with his rivalry against Conor McGregor. However, he retired from the UFC with an impressive record of 29-0 and turned to coaching.

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Recently, ‘The Eagle’ shared a handful of workout pictures on Instagram. The former fighter showed pictures of himself working out hard in San Jose. Fans took over the comments with nothing but praise for him. Surprisingly, the UFC play-by-play commentator, Jon Anik, was also one of the many who believed Nurmagomedov to be the best.

MMA world praises Khabib Nurmagomedov

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The Dagestani warrior recently released a few pictures of himself on Instagram. The pictures showed him performing cardio exercises. Thereafter, he could be seen grappling on the mat and training with the gloves on. He wrote, “It was amazing couple of weeks in SanJose. I still love this hard training, I just like this energy.”

Undeniably, the fans were amazed to see Nurmagomedov train. Most of the fans praised ‘The Eagle’ for looking good on the mat. Furthermore, many others deemed him to be the greatest of all time. Even Anik commented with a crown emoji to depict him as a champion.

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Here is what the fans had to say:

  • Great seeing you as always
  • Once a GOAT always a GOAT 
  • Mash’Allah… still look like a beast on the mat.
  • Hvbib Nurmagomedov is number 1
  • We miss you champ
  • Time to announce a return
  • undefeated
  • The king is back
  • It always good to see you 

Nurmagomedov hinted at his return 

Recently, the former lightweight champion gave a hint of his return to the world of combat sports in July. He uploaded a video where he was running on a treadmill. He wrote, “July, I have to be ready (Not MMA).

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Rumors are rising that Nurmagomedov will face Georges St-Pierre in a grappling event. GSP further seemed to tease the fans. He hinted, “I never say never.” Nevertheless, only time will reveal what the future holds for Nurmagomedov.

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Krushna Prasad Pattnaik

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Krushna Pattnaik is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports, with a deep passion for martial arts and storytelling. His extensive training in BJJ, Tae-Kwon-Do, and Muay Thai has given him a unique perspective on the sport of MMA, and his love for analyzing fights is evident in his exceptional writing. Krushna's personal experience in the ring has given him a deep understanding of the intricacies of a bout, and he brings this knowledge to his writing, providing readers with insightful and engaging content.
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