Khabib Nurmagomedov may have retired from the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), but his cousin Usman Nurmagomedov is ready to begin his fighting career in the USA.
According to the reports, Usman will fight his first debut Bellator match on Friday against Mike Hamel.
In an appearance on Morning Kombat, Usman Nurmagomedov addressed a myriad of topics. Among these topics was whether or not the recently retired Khabib Nurmagomedov would corner him for his Bellator debut.
Usman Nurmagomedov was asked if Khabib Nurmagomedov would be in his corner for the former’s upcoming fight. Usman responded by confirming that Khabib will indeed corner him for the fight.
Earlier, the legendary fighter Khabib is set to return to fight once again after he announced his retirement a few months back.
Khabib has a record of 29-0 undefeated, he is the only Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter in the world who achieved this magnificent record, he had played last time against American MMA fighter Conor Mcgregor in which he won in just twenty seconds.
The Eagle is reportedly expected to give his services as a coach with his first assignment being with former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold.
Rock hold and Khabib are both members of the American Kickboxing Academy a martial arts gym based in San Jose, California.