Nurmagomedov gives his backing to rising UFC star
Former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov took to his official Twitter account and tweeted out a photograph of himself with Zabit Magomedsharipov.
A blossoming contender in the UFC featherweight division, Zabit Magomedsharipov is aiming to bring a UFC world title to his native Dagestan, Russia, akin to compatriot Khabib Nurmagomedov.
The statement attached to the tweet put forth by Khabib Nurmagomedov read as follows: "With best Featherweight in the World."
ZaBeast aka Zabit Magomedsharipov’s most recent fight was a unanimous decision win over Calvin Kattar at UFC Fight Night: Magomedsharipov vs. Kattar in November 2019. Magomedsharipov is yet to fight since his big win over Kattar, Sportskeeda reported.