Khabib Nurmagomedov has barely lost a round in MMA and is currently 29-0, but a video has emerged of his reaction to his only loss in Russian Combat Sambo and more — This is Sunday's social media roundup on Fightful.
Khabib Nurmagomedov's reaction to losing as a 17-year-old
Khabib Nurmagomediv has let his emotions run seldom, with his breakdown after his win over Justin Gaethje following the passing of his father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov the most obvious example. But a video has been revealed of a 17-year-old Nurmagomedov crying after losing in a Russian Combat Sambo final by Magomed Ibragimov.
Today marks 6 years since Nick Diaz last fought in the Octagon
Nick Diaz is still one of the most popular UFC fighters despite the fact he hasn't fought since 2015 when he lost a decision to Anderson Silva. The fight was eventually ruled a no-contest after both Diaz and Silva failed drug tests. Shockingly, Diaz tested positive for weed, and "The Spider" tested twice positive for drostanolone metabolites pre-fight. Will we see Diaz return to the UFC?
Khabib Nurmagomedov continues to meet celebrities
Khabib Nurmagomedov is one of the most popular sportsmen around the world. The Dagestani native is a superstar following his rise in the UFC but since retiring he has been meeting other sportspeople and celebrities. Recently he has been pictured with soccer stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil Van Dijk. This time he has been pictured with "legend" Will Smith.
"The Eagle may not be able to be seen in the Octagon but one place we can see him is on the back of this man's head.
Alexander Volkanovski shares fan-made poster for UFC 260 clash with Brian Ortega
Nik Lentz removes stitches from his eye
Nik Lentz revealed that he almost had to have his eye removed after a poke in the eye in his fight vs. Arnold Allen and subsequently had to retire. Lentz has now posted a video of him removing the stitches "carnival-style" and we can only stress that this is not to be viewed by the faint-hearted.
Belal Muhammad is bored with no fights this week
UFC welterweight Belal Muhammad probably speaks for most fans with his boredom due to there not being a UFC card this week. Muhammad reached out to his fans and asked if anybody fancied a game of UNO. Well playing a board game is definitely one way to make sure there will be a fight,
Saturday’s are so boring without fights ..anyone wanna come over and play uno— Belal Muhammad (@bullyb170) January 31, 2021
This meme definitely sums up the sentiment of Muhammad's tweet.
when the UFC gives us three fight cards in a week then takes a weekend off: pic.twitter.com/4BUhkFiiv3— MMA On Point (@OnPointMMA) January 30, 2021
Rory MacDonald looking jacked ahead of his PFL debut
Rory MacDonald has signed up to PFL for their 2021 season and going by his Instagram post, we may be seeing him in the best shape of his career. How well would this MacDonald do back in the UFC should he resign?
MMA community reacts to Jorge Masvidal training with Jake Paul
The MMA world hasn't taken too well to the footage that emerged of Jorge Masvidal training with YouTuber turned boxer Jake Paul. Paul has riled up a lot of the MMA community and seeing a fan favorite like Masvidal helping him hasn't gone down too well.
This pretty much sums up their response to the footage of "Gamebred" helping Paul for his bout with Askren.
The MMA community be like pic.twitter.com/exSZDOnuzW— As Shopped As It Gets (@AsShopped) January 30, 2021
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