TROLLED: Khabib Nurmagomedov Gets Pranked by Waiter Multiple Times

Published 01/13/2021, 4:30 AM EST
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – OCTOBER 25: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia stands in his corner prior to his lightweight title bout against Justin Gaethje during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020 on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is the most dominant champion in the sport of MMA today. Apart from fighting, the Dagestani has an immense love for food. His passion for trying out famous dishes around the world is well documented.

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The Eagle‘ is friends with Turkish chef Burak Ozdemir, who prepares a wide variety of uniquely tasty food for the Russian champion whenever the two meet.

But Ozdemir never fails to have prank the Russian fighter. He always trolls and surprises the UFC star with his antics while serving food when he doubles as a waiter.

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Nurmagomedov might be undefeated inside the Octagon, but it seems like he has finally found his kryptonite in Ozdemir. Although it’s just fun and games between two friends, with a person like ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov, one never knows.

Nurmagomedov has a solid team around him, accompanying him for years now. They all can be seen having dinner together with Ozdemir multiple times. The Turkish chef has fame all over the world with sports stars like soccer’s Cristiano Ronaldo also being admirers of his work.

Recently, he was captured playing soccer along with the likes of Nurmagomedov, Clarence Seedorf, and more.

Khabib Nurmagomedov might fight again in the UFC

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Nurmagomedov announced his retirement from the sport after choking Justin Gaethje unconscious at UFC 254. Knowing the undefeated Dagestani’s character, many believed we may never see him fight again. But he is set to meet with UFC President Dana White later this month in Abu Dhabi.

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – OCTOBER 25: Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia announces his retirement in the Octagon after his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout during the UFC 254 event on October 25, 2020, on UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

White wants to lure Nurmagomedov out of retirement to fight in the Octagon at least one more time. With Conor McGregor set to return against Dustin Poirier at UFC 257, there are suggestions of a rematch of the biggest UFC fight in history, should the Irishman get past Poirier.

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Will UFC fans get to see ‘The Eagle’ back in the octagon, or will they be resigned to seeing him solely on his social media accounts as he continues to update fans about himself?

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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