Makhachev confirms that Khabib will not be his second at UFC 284

Makhachev confirms that Nurmagomedov will not be his second at UFC 284

MOSCOW, January 23 – /strong>. UFC lightweight champion Islam Makhachev, in a conversation with the Australian editors of Fox Sports, confirmed that his friend and sparring partner Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be present at the Russian’s next fight.
Makhachev will make his first title defense in a fight against Australian Alexander Volkanovski on February 11 as part of the 284th numbered league tournament. At the beginning of the year, Khabib announced his intention to completely leave the MMA industry for the sake of his family.

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