Time for the third episode of the second season in the Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 223 training camp. In this episode we see howKhabib deals with his popularity. How often do fans visit him and what motivates him before the most important fight in his life.
Inside AKA headquarters The Eagle and his team prepare. With their Captain Daniel Cormier leading the charge and having some fun with the number one lightweight contender. Khabib talks about how he expects fans tofly from Russia for his fight. Along with a sizeable crowd of Russians to be in attendance who are based in the US.
He talks about his growth in popularity and how he has had to deal with it growing each day. It can be a blessing, but also a huge negative.
Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez takes the guys through their paces. With Khabib Nurmagomedov commenting that even though Cain doesn’t like to teach. He is actually a very good instructor. DC shows up yes again as he goes backand forth with Khabib. As we are left wondering who really is the humble guy?
Khabib receieves more fan mail he struggles to balance his time between training and keeping his fans happy.
Another session in the bag, Khabib lets us know what training he has instore. As the final few days tick down before he challenges Tony Ferguson for the UFC lightweight title. April 7th 2018, live from Madison Square Grand Garden Arena New York city.