Mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov and and his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov give a press conference in Moscow on November 26, 2018. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) (Photo credit should read KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)
Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father has passed away due to COVID-19 complications.
UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father Abdulmanap has passed away early Friday morning after a long battle with heart problems and complications connected to the coronavirus. The news was first reported by Chisanga Malata on Twitter Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov was a substantial existence in his boy’s life and profession both inside the cage and out. He was 57 years of ages.
Nurmagomedov first ended up being ill back in May when he suffered a heart attack and was moved to a medical facility in Moscow where he slipped into a coma. He woke up from the coma was however was still in severe condition at the time according toRT.com It was at this healthcare facility that is was verified that he was favorable for coronavirus. He likewise suffered a stroke and put once again in a clinically caused coma.
Throughout the entire experience, his boy Khabib Nurmagomedov existed and would sometimes post homages to his father on social media.
In a June interview with Russian TV channel One vis The Sun.com, he stated, “I go to him, he recognizes me, but there is no communication since he is under the devices. Every day they let me in, I spend half an hour, hold his hand. When I ask ‘father, do you recognize me’, he nods his head, makes it clear.”
General secretary of the Russian Boxing Federation, Umar Kremlev, has taken to social media to reveal his acknowledgements.
“He will stay in our memories forever. It’s a huge loss for the sports world,” Kremlev composed.
Lots of UFC fighters and personnel have actually connected to Khabib Nurmagomedov throughout this hard time.
Lots of members on the UFC consisting of UFC president Dana White and Nurmagomedov’s former opponent, Conor McGregor took the time to reach out with words and prayers of appreciation throughout Nurmgaomdeov’s healthcare facility stay. Now that he has actually passed anticipate lots of more to reveal their ideas on social media.
Nurmgaomedov was a big existence in combat sports in Russia and although was unable to take a trip to the United States to see his boy battle he was lastly in the corner throughout his last bout versus Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi.
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