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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov tribute: 13 celebrity tweets

Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov died in a hospital in Moscow, Russia due to complications stemming from new coronavirus (COVID-19) infection on July 3, 2020. He was 57.

Wrestling from an early age, Nurmagomedov started his his sports career with free-style wrestling in Ukraine where he won championship titles in judo and sambo. An Army veteran, he trained in judo and sambo in the military and went on to become one of the top sambo and mixed martial arts trainers in the world.

Nurmagomedov was born on December 10, 1962 in Sildi, Tsumadinsky, Dagestan, Russia. His second son Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov, 31, is an undefeated MMA fighter currently reigning as the UFC Lightweight Champion.

Messages poured in for Khabib over the death of his father. Here are 13 celebrity tweets about the legendary coach from Dagestan:

Conor “Notorious” McGregor

UFC fighter from Dublin, Ireland

 

Ali Abdelaziz

Khabib’s manager and Dominance MMA Management president and founder from Egypt

 

Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje

UFC fighter from Arvada, Colorado, United States

 

Dan “50K” Ige

UFC fighter from Hawaii, United States

 

Peter “The Showstopper” Queally

Bellator MMA fighter from Dublin, Ireland

 

Marc Goddard

MMA referee from Birmingham, England

 

John Kavanagh

martial arts coach from Dublin, Ireland

 

Tanner Boser

UFC fighter from Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada

 

Daniel “Troydan” Warren-Biers

YouTuber from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Khaled Beydoun

author and law professor at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville School of Law and Senior Affiliated Faculty at U.C.-Berkeley

 

Tam Khan

MMA fighter and entrepreneur from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

 

Dana White

UFC president from Manchester, Connecticut, United States

 

Jon Anik

UFC commentator from Boston, Massachusetts

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