Ex-UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov has regarded again on coaching camp footage of himself understanding to DMX, the rapper who’s at present combating for his life in hospital, and reiterated his message to his animal rights group critics.
Multiplatinum-selling DMX – actual title Earl Simmons – is favored by many an MMA and boxing brawler.
The 50-year-old’s 2001 hit ‘No Sunshine’, from the soundtrack to movie ‘Exit Wounds’, was famously the doorway music of best fighter of all time candidate Anderson Silva.
Whereas within the squared circle, pound-for-pound pugilist Terence Crawford makes his method to the ring to the hardcore beats and growling of What’s My Identify?
So it’s no shock then that outdated footage has been dug up from the long-lasting American Kickboxing Academy, with a few of its most legendary fighters coaching to X’s music.
Khabib has retweeted the re-emergence of the clip, which exhibits him and fellow main stars from UFC historical past akin to Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez and Luke Rockhold placing within the exhausting yards to ‘The place the Hood At?’
Animal rights are an vital matter for Khabib, too.
In noticing one other outdated video of his on the identical Twitter web page, he recycled some ideas responding to criticism he had obtained for wrestling – and even “submitting” – a bear.
“I really like Animals, Bears, Horses, I really like nature, I by no means hunt, I don’t like this, I don’t like when an animal is killed, I don’t assist this. I’m with you guys,” Khabib said.
Commenting about criticism he obtained by animal rights teams due to his well-known video wrestling a bear, 🦅 mentioned:“I really like Animals, Bears, Horses, I really like nature, I by no means hunt, I don’t like this, I don’t like when an animal is killed, I don’t assist this. I’m with you guys” pic.twitter.com/ICmOcgKyCN
— Riehmann (@RiehmannC) March 13, 2021
Beforehand, his former octagon nemesis Conor McGregor and the Irishman’s 2020 opponent Donald Cerrone have been branded ‘cowards’ by PETA for bragging about carrying animal pores and skin.
Khabib was busy on social media on Saturday, taking to Instagram to add a heartbreaking snap of his group making ready backstage for his cousin Usman’s Bellator debut.
Snubbing the UFC in favor of its rival group, the 12-0 contender beat Mike Hamel by unanimous determination.
“Yesterday we had been lacking one particular person, however in any case Alhamdulillah [praise be to God]….,” a clearly emotional Khabib wrote in reference to his father Abdulmanap, who handed away final yr resulting from issues from Covid-19.
Khabib promised his mom he wouldn’t proceed combating with out Abdulmanap his nook, and subsequently introduced his retirement following a win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254.
However he has not bowed out of the game altogether, and has since began a formidable profession as a coach that his father could be pleased with.
Thus far, his fighters have gone 4-0 on his watch, and he could have his first champion quickly with the likes of Islam Makhachev climbing quick up the rankings in direction of a shot at Khabib’s outdated light-weight strap.