Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated his religion takes precedence over his career as a fighter. Photo: Reuters Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated his religion takes precedence over his career as a fighter. Photo: Reuters
Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated his religion takes precedence over his career as a fighter. Photo: Reuters
Patrick Blennerhassett
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The Takedown by Patrick Blennerhassett

How Ramadan impacts UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s training – ‘it’s like cutting weight’

  • UFC’s lightweight title holder is a devout Muslim who participates in the holy month each year
  • Nurmagomedov says Ramadan, and fasting from dawn to dusk, is something he has to pay close attention to as a mixed martial artist

Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated his religion takes precedence over his career as a fighter. Photo: Reuters Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated his religion takes precedence over his career as a fighter. Photo: Reuters
Khabib Nurmagomedov has stated his religion takes precedence over his career as a fighter. Photo: Reuters
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