January 7, 2023, 10:46 pm – Public News Service – OSN
ex-champion UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov left MMA. This information is shared by TASS, citing sources close to the athlete.
So, one of the interlocutors of the agency spoke as follows: “Khabib left the MMA industry. He will no longer coach, will not be present with the team at the training camp. This is done to spend more time with the family.”
Earlier it became known that the Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor dropped out of the ranking of the best fighters in the lightweight category. For the first time in 8 years, his name was not included in the updated UFC promotion rankings.
For the first time, McGregor was included in this list in 2013 after defeating the American Max Hollowey at the UFC Fight Night 26 tournament. Then McGregor took 12th place.
The last fight of the Irishman took place in the summer of 2021. Then the fight against the American Dustin Poirier at the UFC 264 tournament ended in the first round – McGregor received a broken leg. More about it read in material Public news service.