Last night at UFC 254, Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted Justin Gaethje to successfully retain the UFC Lightweight Championship.
The Eagle went on to retire from mixed martial arts in his post-fight interview, and while some think he’ll go back on that, many think that the Russian will stick to his word and ride off into the sunset with a perfect 29-0 record.
One man who has been thoroughly impressed with what Khabib has done for the Muslim community is none other than Sami Zayn.
One of the most dominant fighters ever, @TeamKhabib is also a worthy hero for Muslims worldwide. Clearly a man of principle & conviction. It’s been remarkable to see him constantly & unapologetically put his Islamic faith at the fore through all his success. Big respect. #UFC254
Zayn recognizes the overwhelming greatness of Nurmagomedov, and so does the rest of the MMA world and beyond.