Khabib finishes UFC middleweight king in 3 rounds, manager claims

Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Israel Adesanya according to Ali Abdelaziz.

It’s been nearly two years since Khabib Nurmagomedov competed in the cage, but the retired Russian UFC star’s skills are still enough to claim middleweight gold, according to his manager.

Nurmagomedov has competed at 155 pounds for most of his unbeaten career, claiming UFC gold and number one weight class status, but if he ever decides to return to the cage with a bang, Ali Abdelaziz says that’s not the case. even middleweight phenomenon Israel Adesanya will be against him.

The great Russian has ceOlx Pracaainly been busy since he stopped his fighting career after the decisive victory over Justin Gaethje in Abu Dhabi in September 2020.

He began training several Russian fighters, most notably helping what many see as his successor in the UFC, Islam Makhaev, achieve a world title.

Khabib has also spent several painstaking hours managing his Eagle FC promotion.

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And talking to the MMA site SherdogAbdelaziz said that if his fighter feels the urge to don the 4oz gloves one more time, then a return to the division he led at the end of his career is unlikely.

Khabib now weighs 200 pounds,” said Abdelaziz, who leads the Dominance MMA management team.

If Khabib comes tomorrow and cuts down to 185 pounds, he will stop Israel Adesanya in three rounds. I see it. He’s beating heavyweights, light heavyweights, light heavyweights, lightweights – now he’s unstoppable. It’s like a tractor trailer.

Israel Adesanya, however, will seem (literally) a daunting task to many. The Nigerian-born New Zealander has been undefeated in the middleweight division throughout his career, with his only loss coming at light heavyweight.

Other than that, Adesanya is a perfect 22-0 at 185 pounds.

However, it doesn’t matter, says Abdelaziz.

But the styles – if Khabib wants to come back, talk to Dana White and say, “Let me fight at middleweight,” he will finish Israel in three rounds, because the style of fighting,he promised

Israel cannot stop its fight. He can’t stop his fight. But the striker, of course, Israel is the best striker on this planet.

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Abdelaziz, who has been a very effective cheerleader for most of Khabib’s storied career, added that Nurmagomedov could come back “today” and win a world title if he so desires.

He can come back, fight at middleweight and become a champion today.” said Abdelaziz. “He’s always in good shape, he’s always in a good mood, and you never know. To be honest, he said, “I’m never going to fight again.” But sometimes I think he wants it.

‘Cause I said, “Hey, why are you hanging around guys like that?” He said, “Oh, I have to show them who’s boss.” But you never really know what’s going on.

“Maybe we’re doing The Ultimate Fighter with Tony Ferguson and they’re crazy about each other and at the end of the season they’re fighting. You will never know.

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