Khabib Nurmagomedov
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Undefeated UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was not too long ago requested about being in comparison with boxing legend Muhammad Ali.

“Many followers are more and more evaluating you to Muhammad Ali. Do you want this comparability?” a reporter requested Nurmagomedov.

“I believe evaluating Ali and me might be improper,” Khabib defined. “Provided that we discuss the truth that we’re each champions and each Muslims. However all of the factor she did exterior of the ring with this I can’t be in contrast.”

Khabib Nurmagomedov continued:

“Certainly, on the time when he was a champion, he was… one other race. And at the moment in America, black folks have been handled badly. And in line with his tales, he was not even served in eating places. He threw away the gold medal. He modified the angle in the direction of his race very a lot. So we can’t be in contrast.”

“To have the ability to examine me with him (Ali), I would like to return to these years and be black. And be a champion. After we’d see how I might behave in such a scenario. On this case, we might be in contrast.”

Khabib Nurmagomedov (28-Zero MMA) is ready to return to the Octagon at subsequent month’s UFC 254 occasion for a light-weight title unification bout with present interim title holder Justin Gaethje.

‘The Spotlight’ will enter the extremely anticipated October pay-per-view occasion on a four-fight win streak, his newest being a fifth-round TKO victory over Tony Ferguson.

The undefeated champion is assured that he’ll be capable of drag Justin Gaethje into the deepest ocean and drown him after they collide on October 25.

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This text first appeared on BJPENN.com on September 15, 2020

 

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