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Khabib Nurmagomedov Reacts to Islam Makhachev’s UFC 302 Victory

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Former UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov recently shared his immediate backstage reaction to Islam Makhachev’s impressive performance against Dustin Poirier at UFC 302. As a key figure in Makhachev’s corner, Khabib had unique insights into the fight and its significance.

The main event of UFC 302 took place at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. Both fighters, Islam Makhachev and Poirier, showcased their skills in a thrilling five-round title clash. The Dagestani fighter, Makhachev, ultimately secured victory by catching Poirier in a D’Arce choke and submitting him in the fifth round.

With this win, Islam Makhachev extended his impressive win streak, including nine finishes (six submissions and three knockouts) against top-tier opponents like Charles Oliveira, Alexander Volkanovski, and Drew Dober.

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Insights on Islam Makhachev

In a backstage interview after the event, Khabib Nurmagomedov expressed his admiration for Makhachev’s growth as a fighter. He emphasized the importance of tough fights in helping a fighter discover their true potential. Khabib stated:

“To be honest, today, Islam grew a lot. You don’t even understand. When you go deep like today, it shows people and you understand your body and your things inside, how deep you can go.”

“Even more, you know, there is more place…All the time, people underestimate themselves, you know. Our body, our soul, we can grow more deeply. Then, like, five rounds or 10 rounds, doesn’t matter. You just have to find this. You just have to be relaxed and find this way, the way how you have to go, and you can go deep. It was a very deep fight.”

Khabib’s words highlight the mental and physical resilience required to excel in the octagon. His support for Makhachev reflects the camaraderie among fighters from the same camp, and it’s evident that Khabib sees great potential in his teammate.

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