Twitter Pours in Messages of Support as Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Father’s Condition Worsens

Published 05/13/2020, 10:09 PM EDT


Khabib Nurmagomedov is hit by health issues in his family yet again. Earlier, RT sports reported the Dagestani fighter’s father moved to Moscow. The development came just weeks after he was admitted to a hospital in Makhachkala. At the time, the Nurmagomedov patriarch said, “I feel great. Everything is fine with me.”

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Unfortunately, this is not the case with Nurmagomedov Sr. as the medical staff placed him in a coma. This is a result of complications following his recovery from pneumonia. However, he is in critical condition and the thoughts and prayers of the world will be with his family.

The undefeated champion has received wishes and prayers from big names in the MMA world as well as other sporting personalities. 

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Twitter offers support and prayers to Khabib Nurmagomedov and his family

3rd ranked UFC Lightweight fighter Conor McGregor is one of the many who have put aside their rivalries. ‘Notorious’ tweeted a heartfelt message offering support to his longtime rival whom he lashed out at just a few days ago.

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping also shared a tweet in support of the beleaguered family. 

UFC and NFL agent Malki Kawa related to ‘The Eagle.’ He offered prayers to help Khabib Nurmagomedov and his family get through this tough time. 

Also, former Light contender Jimi Manuwa tweeted out in support of ‘The Eagle.’ His tweet has an image of the Champion with his father who is a key presence in his son’s corner during his fights. 

UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman too shared that he was praying for ‘The Eagle’ and his family.

Prominent combat sports journalists Chamatkar Sandhu also aired his sympathies on social media. 

ESPN MMA Insider, Ariel Helwani, also tweeted in support of the Lightweight Champion.

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In addition, Khabib Nurmagomedov also found a lot of support from fans who wished him well and prayed for him to have the strength to make it through the personal adversity. 

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One really hopes that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov reawakens from his coma and go back home once more.

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Reubyn Coutinho

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Reubyn Coutinho is a Combat Sports editor at EssentiallySports with over 2 years of journalistic experience. Having earned his bachelor's degree in Mass Media with a specialization in Journalism from Xavier's College, Reubyn has interned with the sports desks at DNA and Times Now before joining EssentiallySports to further his passion for sports content. Reubyn has interviewed former UFC champions like 'Mighty Mouse' Demetrious Johnson and Miesha Tate.

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