Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 219 training camp
Time for episode 4 in the Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 219 training camp vlog series from San Jose. In this episode, we get to hear from former UFC fighter Mike Swick. Who gives his thoughts on Khabib and this training camp. The winner of which will be in line to face whoever holds the UFC lightweight title.
Zubaira Tukhugov who is Khabib’s friend and sparring partner gives his opinion about the upcoming fight. While AKA head coach Javier Mendez wrestles with the Russia language. And tries to figure out who the latest people visiting the gym are.
Team captain and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is in the building. And Khabib wants him to speak some Russian to Khabib fans back home. However, the is very reluctant after the last time he was fooled into saying something which made him look stupid. So he won’t be fooled again it seems.
Regardless, he is more than happy to let us know how the camp has been progressing. How good a shape Khabib is in and how he sees the fight playing out. Going on to say that Nurmagoimedov is the best lightweight fighter on the planet without a UFC title. But not for long he warns.
UFC 219 and Edson Barboza
Khabib Nurmagomedov faces Edson Barboza at UFC 219 on December 30th. In what will be the eliminator fight for the number one contender spot.
With the champion Conor McGregor currently on indefinite leave. And the interim champion Tony Ferguson currently nursing an injury. The next opponent for Nurmagomedov, should he win! Is as yet unclear. UFC 219 will tell us who the top contender in the division is, that is for sure. But anything more than that is still up for debate. The fight takes place as the co-main on the main card for Cyborg vs Holm.