Backstage Footage Shows Khabib Using D.C.’s Young Son To Warm Up For McGregor Bout

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov put on a dominant performance over the weekend. Now backstage footage from just before the fight has been revealed.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hosted the highly anticipated fight card for UFC 229 on Saturday, Oct. 9. Headlining the live pay-per-view event, Khabib Nurmagomedov went toe-to-toe with mixed martial arts megastar Conor McGregor.

Nurmagomedov earned a stunning submission victory over his opponent within the fourth round. Directly after the bout, the Dagestan native leaped out of the octagon and sparked a fracas between the two fight camps.

However, a video of Khabib Nurmagomedov backstage before the fight has revealed “The Eagle” seemingly quite calm. Within the footage, Nurmagomedov can be seen warming up with teammate Daniel Cormier’s young son.

Check it out within the video provided above.

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