Khabib Nurmagomedov’s supervisor was pressured to disclaim the UFC light-weight champion has retired following the loss of life of his father.
Ali Abdelaziz has helped information ‘The Eagle’ throughout his profession and is required now greater than ever after the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov as a consequence of problems arising from COVID-19.
The 57-year-old skilled his son and various Dagestani contenders in each MMA and sambo and was thought-about top-of-the-line coaches on this planet earlier than his premature loss of life.
Experiences in Russia instructed the light-weight champion had determined to stroll away from the game at 28-Zero after the traumatic information.
Nevertheless, Abdelaziz took to social media to verify the 31-year-old has not determined to retire and remains to be extraordinarily energetic.
“A number of the Russian media reported I stated Khabib is retired. That is completely false,” Abdelaziz wrote on social media on Saturday night time.
“Khabib is grieving together with his father passing away. I would like everybody to be respectful to the scenario and don’t give pretend information.
“No matter Khabib needs I’ll assist 100%. He’s my brother, there’s much more necessary issues in life than preventing. God bless you.”
Khabib is anticipated to unify the 155lbs division with interim champion Justin Gaethje in September after ‘The Spotlight’ defeated Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 in Could.
Nevertheless, president Dana White confirmed the organisation wouldn’t be forcing the Russian again into the octagon till he was prepared.
“It’s horrible” White stated about Abdulmanap’s passing forward of UFC 251 at Battle Island. “We really feel horrible for Khabib and the way a lot he loves his father and the way shut they had been.
“[We’re] simply giving him time to mourn and do no matter he must do. We’re not bothering him in any respect proper now. We’re simply leaving him alone.”