Khabib Nurmagomedov Training Camp is over: Episode 6
The Eagle landed in Vegas as top UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov’s training camp is over. In this episode, Khabib attends media day as well as pre-fight weigh-ins. He talks about his feeling before the fight. And compares them with someone who has fears of things such as heights or flying. Adding that letting your fears dictate to you will stop you doing anything. You must learn to overcome.
We get to hear from Khabib and his team about his camp and weight cut. We then follow along as he goes through the final few pounds of the cut before it’s fight time.
We get to hear from Gokhan Saki, who gives his thoughts on Khabib. And how before joining the UFC he used to watch his fights to study his wrestling. And Saki is a big believer in him and says he will win the fight.
As the hours tick down, Team Khabib cut the last few pounds. Once again we get to hear his thoughts on current fighters and how they train. He believes that they are doing many things wrong, including training without head protection. This type of training will lead to a diminished and shorter career. So it’s something up and coming fighters need to be aware of!
Nurmagomedov also talks about his diet. And nowadays the important role it plays in his pre-fight preparations. Khabib says that if fighters want a long a successful career then they need to follow these pointers.
UFC 219 Fighters Opinion
Next up its media day and we get to hear from both Holly Holm and Cris Cyborg. Who gives their thoughts on the Edson Barboza vs Khabib Nurmagomedov fight. With both fighters saying it will be a great fight and that it’s just a pity they won’t be able to enjoy it as they are fighting just after.
Finally, it’s open workouts as Khabib puts on a show for the fans. Before signing autographs, taking photos. Then, it’s fight time.