UFC star Khabib spotted at UAE mosque with Sheikh Saeed
UFC star Khabib spotted at UAE mosque with Sheikh Saeed

UFC 254 star Khabib spotted at UAE mosque with Sheikh Saeed

UFC 254 is one of the biggest sporting events of the year to date and the star of it, Khabib Nurmagomedov, has been getting ready for it by praying with UAE sporting legend Sheikh Saeed.

Khabib is a Russian MMA star and UFC Lightweight champion and returns to the Octagon after a year off to fight Justin Gaethje on Saturday, October 24.

And as well as training hard for the big fight, he’s been praying with Sheikh Saeed at a mosque in the country.

If you don’t know, Skeikh Saeed AKA Uncle Saeed is a very big deal in the UAE. He’s a member of the ruling family and is a four-time Olympian and one of the UAE’s main sporting idols. He also owns racing horses and owns a football team. As well as that, he’s a social media star with nearly 700,000 Instagram followers.

And he posted this very cool image of him with Khabib several days ago.

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Where to watch UFC 254

If, like us, you want to watch every blow of UFC 254, we recommend heading down to Wings and Rings in DIFC to catch the fight.

They’ll be screening the action on four huge screens and dozens of HDTVs.

And the timings are set up perfectly for watching in Dubai, so settle in for the night!

  • Early prelims start at 6:15 PM
  • Preliminary Card at 8:00 PM
  • Main Card at 10PM
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