Undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently set to face off against former two-division title holder Conor McGregor. Now it would appear that the Dagestan native is working on his Stockton slap ahead of the match up.
UFC superstar Nate Diaz highly popularized the Stockton slap, as the Stockton native has performed the technique on the likes of UFC President Dana White and Conor McGregor alike. Now “Notorious” is set to face off against Khabib Nurmagomedov for the main event of UFC 229.
The event will take place Oct. 6 from within the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The event will be featured live on pay-per-view.
Taking to Instagram Live, Khabib Nurmagomedov has decided to share a photo of the aftermath of practicing his Stockton slap on his teammate ahead of the fight. Check it out below.