Khabib’s Camp Hints That Retirement Is Near

Top ranked UFC lightweight contender, Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Khabib Nurmagomedov is preparing himself for one of the biggest fights of his career at “UFC 209” where he will challenge Tony Ferguson for the right to become the interim lightweight champion. If Nurmagomedov remains undefeated and captures the interim championship, UFC President Dana White mentioned that he would likely go on to challenge a returning Conor McGregor to unify their belts.

Even though White seems firm in his plans for the co-main event winner to square off with McGregor, plans always change. This time, however, plans could be changing due to Nurmagomedov. Khabib’s father recently informed the media [via. Karim Zidan] that retirement may be near for the twenty-eight year old:

If Nurmagomedov retires within two years, it will likely create yet another log jam in the lightweight division. Do you think Khabib will retire undefeated? Will he fight past thirty years old? Share your thoughts and make your predictions in the comment section below!