TASS, 3 July. The rival of the Russian Habib Nurmagomedov in the battle for the title of champion of the ultimate fighting championship (UFC) American Justin Gati expressed condolences over the death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. About this Geti wrote on Twitter.
So heartbreaking to hear this news of the Legend Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. I’m very sorry @TeamKhabib You’re dad passed with a heart full of pride knowing you will carry on his legacy.
On the death of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov on 58-m to year of life it became known on Friday. The champion of UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov on June 22 reported that his father is in serious condition. According to him, the coach moved the coronavirus, but “the infection has left consequences,” and he was in intensive care in a hospital in Moscow. Initially, he was hospitalized with pneumonia, but later suffered a stroke and a week in a coma.
“It is very painful to hear news about the legend of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. I’m sorry, Habib. Your father left with a heart full of pride, knowing that you will continue his legacy,” wrote Gati.
Nurmagomedov was born in 1962 in the village Silgi of the Tsumadinsky area, lived in the village of the kizilyurtovsky district Kirovaul. Russian athlete and coach, master of sports of the USSR on free-style wrestling. Honored coach of Russia, head coach of the national team of the Republic of Dagestan in combat Sambo. Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov has trained 18 world Champions in combat Sambo.
Earlier it was reported that the next fight Nurmagomedov to come in September against Gati.