Khabib Nurmagomedov Mohamed bin Zayed Abu Dhabi Crown Prince UFC 242 win
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Khabib Nurmagomedov Meets Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed After UFC 242 Win

Khabib ‘The Eagle’ Nurmagomedov was received by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed after emerging victorious at UFC 242.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulates Khabib Nurmagomedov

The Abu Dhabi Crown Prince hosted Khabib Nurmagomedov alongside his father, siblings and a number of international delegates at the Sea Palace barza in the capital.

Khabib even gifted Sheikh Mohamed a papakha hat and was seen all smiles. Check it out:

Khabib Nurmagomedov Mohamed bin Zayed Abu Dhabi Crown Prince UFC 242 win

Khabib wins big at UFC 242

Last Saturday night saw the 30-year-old Dagestani retain his lightweight title after defeating Dustin Poirier via submission in the third round at The Arena, Yas Island. He was full of praises for Dustin Poirier post-fight and wore his T-shirt claiming he will sell it and all the proceedings will go to the Louisiana-born fighter’s charity.

“UFC is all about respect and I appreciated all the respect that I got from Dustin in the build-up to this fight. I really appreciate it.”

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Khabib doesn’t mind another fight in Abu Dhabi

“I want to come back here, maybe next year. Why not? Because UFC has already made an exclusive contract with Abu Dhabi and next year they’re going to make another show here too. We’ll see.”

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