Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout at the UFC 254 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout at the UFC 254 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout at the UFC 254 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov retires after choking out Justin Gaethje – ‘no way I’m gonna fight without father’

  • UFC lightweight champ says he’s walking away from MMA after going 29-0 on Fight Island with second-round submission win
  • ‘I promised my mother this is gonna be my last fight,’ says emotional Khabib after death of father and coach Abdulmanap in July

Topic |   Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout at the UFC 254 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout at the UFC 254 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
Khabib Nurmagomedov celebrates his victory over Justin Gaethje in their lightweight title bout at the UFC 254 on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi. Photos: Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images
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