MMA manager Gennady Kolesnikov (right) with Olympic wrestler and former UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Photo: HandoutMMA manager Gennady Kolesnikov (right) with Olympic wrestler and former UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Photo: Handout
MMA manager Gennady Kolesnikov (right) with Olympic wrestler and former UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Photo: Handout

MMA: how a Moscow boy convinced the American Kickboxing Academy to sign future UFC superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov

  • MMA manager Kolesnikov recounts befriending Cormier and other US Olympic teammates
  • The former competitive wrestler says he convinced ‘King Mo’ to bring now-UFC lightweight champion Khabib to American Kickboxing Academy
Topic |   Khabib Nurmagomedov
MMA manager Gennady Kolesnikov (right) with Olympic wrestler and former UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Photo: HandoutMMA manager Gennady Kolesnikov (right) with Olympic wrestler and former UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Photo: Handout
MMA manager Gennady Kolesnikov (right) with Olympic wrestler and former UFC champion Daniel Cormier. Photo: Handout
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