UFC undisputed and undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov who holds an unblemished record of 29-0 recently retired from the sport of MMA after defeating Justin Gaethje in the third round via guillotine choke. Although khabib has retired but he has left behind a legacy that would be talked about even after hundred years from now. He was born in Dagestan, Russia and trained by his father and coach Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. He first started his career as a combat sambo fighter.
But after winning several golds in combat sambo, he by the the wish of his father transitioned To MMA and from then on he never looked back. From winning in his home circuit to ruling the UFC octagon he has proved that he is unique and deserving candidate to be called the Greatest MMA Fighter Of All Time. And here are the five reasons why Khabib Nurmagomedov should be called the greatest MMA fighter of all time. 1.Dominance: Khabib Nurmagomedov has the longest active winning streak in the sport of MMA (29-0) no one has ever come even close to beating him. He showed dominance in each and every fight that he fought. He was never bruised, knocked down or even cut.
Dominated every fighter that he came across in the octagon. Including the notorious conor mcgregor Dustin Poirier and most recently Justin Gaethje. 2. He is a true role model: Khabib is one of the rarest fighters to have a very humble nature. He respects his opponents, and never drinks alcohol or even smokes. He he is the most feared fighter in the octagon but outside of the octagon he is the coolest person around. And that’s why he is an amazing example for the The other fighters. 3. He was never guilty of drug cheating: Although USADA tested Khabib Nurmagomedov for more than 40times for PED’s throughout his career, he was never found guilty of PED’s and he is the cleanest fighter in MMA. 4.Loyalty: Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the most friendliest guys in in the sport of MMA.
He is loyal towards his team and his friends. He takes care of everyone around him. He even supports the upcoming fighters through his own promotion EFC (Eagles Fighting Championship) back in Makhachkala Dagestan. He even helped alot of drug addicts to get out of the addiction. He now coaches his cousins and close friends for their fights. 5.Popularity and Stardom: Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the most Popular athletes in all of sports and not just in MMA. He has 27.9 million Instagram and 1.5 million Twitter followers. His fight with conor mcgregor at UFC 229 was the highest selling pay per view in the history of UFC which sold 2.4 million Pay per views. He is even compared with the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali.
Although he respects Muhammad Ali alot and never liked the comparisons. In the year 2020 he joined the likes of Muhammad Ali, Pele, Cristiano Ronaldo, Sir Gary Sobers and many other sporting legends to win and become the only MMA fighter to win BBC sports Star of The year. Khabib Nurmagomedov is the guy to look up at. Although he is is one of the richest athletes in the world but still he always said that he never fought for money, it’s the legacy that he was after. And all of these special attributes makes him the Greatest MMA Fighter Of All Time. Author: Mohammed Sami