Nurmagomedov on his way to Ulyanovsk for uncoordinated meeting with Putin
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia's city of Ulyanovsk.
The champion is now heading to meet Putin at the ‘Russia – Country of Sports’ forum in the city of Ulyanovsk, according to RT.
Footage has appeared online of Nurmagomedov looking suited a booted on a plane heading to Ulyanovsk.
When asked if he was planning to meet Putin at the forum, Nurmagomedov replied: "Yes, that’s why we are flying."
But the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the he knows nothing about Putin's possible meeting with Khabib.