Nurmagomedov issues his first statement following UFC 254


Khabib had few words following the fight. He used his post-fight interview to thank his father and his team, and to announce his retirement.

“Today I want to say this was my last fight,” Nurmagomedov announced. “No way I’m going to come here without my father. It was first time after what happened with my father, when UFC called me about Justin, I talk with my mother three days. She doesn’t want me to go fight without my father but I promised her it was going to be my last fight.

“If I give my word, I have to follow this. It was my last fight here.”

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