Khabib Nurmagomedov broke down in tears after claiming an attractive submission victory over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.
And instantly after the bout, he introduced it was his final battle after shifting to 29-Zero and proved himself to be one of many biggest to ever step foot within the octagon.
Each phrase Khabib stated after UFC 254 together with about Conor McGregor’s subsequent battle
The UFC light-weight champion retained his 155lbs title and cemented his status as the very best fighter on the planet as he nullified the damaging Gaethje.
Nurmagomedov locked in a triangle choke at the start of the second spherical after a usually aggressive takedown and proceeded to interrupt down in tears after ‘The Spotlight’ handed out.
Coming into the bout on ‘Battle Island’, many predicted the 32-year-old can be introduced with probably the most tough job of his profession.
Nevertheless, he secured the choke to depart Gaethje unconscious and took an emotional second within the centre of the octagon to commemorate his late father.
Throughout his interview with Jon Anik, he confirmed it will be his final battle and positioned his gloves on the canvas.
He stated: “At the moment, I wish to say this was my final battle.
“Ain’t no approach I’m going to come back right here with out my father, it was the primary time.
“After what occurred with my father, when UFC known as my about Justin, I talked with my mom for 3 days.
“She warned me to not battle with out father, however I promised her it was going to be my final battle.”