Undefeated UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov realized his longtime dream of being a champion within the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) over the weekend. Now the fighter has decided to share the moment with his father.
The world’s most famous mixed martial arts promotion was in Brooklyn, New York over the weekend. This time around, the UFC hosted the highly anticipated fight card of UFC 223 for fight fans worldwide.
Headlining the event, Nurmagomedov went toe-to-toe with Al Iaquinta in an octagon war for the undisputed UFC lightweight title. The fight ultimately went the distance, with Nurmagomedov earning a dominant unanimous decision victory over his opponent.
Taking to Instagram, Nurmagomedov has now decided to share a photo of his father holding his new belt with the world. Check it out below:
“I’ve been waiting for this moment all my career. #Father”