The announcement of the latest passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, father to UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has despatched a wave of mourning by way of a lot of the MMA group. The longtime coach and mentor to one of many UFC’s most prodigious skills was clearly greater than only a driving pressure for his son’s profession. Alongside Khabib, the 2 males helped convey Dagestan’s lengthy historical past of martial arts additional out onto the world stage.
The Eagles MMA camp not solely launched the profession of the ‘Eagle’ himself, however fellow UFC fighters Islam Makhachev, Umar Nurmagomedov, Tagir Ulanbekov, and Abubakar Nurmagomedov—in addition to creating many different younger skills from across the area. Past these fighters who benefited from Abdulmanap’s direct tutelage, nevertheless, it’s clear that his presence within the MMA world had a far reaching impression. And the outpouring of help from athletes, coaches, and different figures across the sport upon the information of his loss of life has been sturdy.
Deepest condolences exit to @TeamKhabib and his household. His father was a legend and his identify will reside for a really very long time by way of his son. Have a good time his life ❤️
— JIMI MANUWA (@POSTERBOYJM) July 3, 2020
My coronary heart with you and your loved ones @TeamKhabib
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov RIP
Household #1 factor!
— Yair Rodriguez (@panteraufc) July 3, 2020
The lack of a father, a coach, and a devoted supporter of the game. Condolences and relaxation in peace Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) July 3, 2020
My deepest condolences exit to @TeamKhabib and his household. You and your father had a particular bond and that can by no means change. I do know Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov will all the time be in your nook and all the time taking delight in every little thing you do!! #RIP
— Massive John McCarthy (@JohnMcCarthyMMA) July 3, 2020
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov (1962-2020)
The UFC household sends its sincerest condolences to the Nurmagomedov household on the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. pic.twitter.com/SPpynZ2xJC
— UFC (@ufc) July 3, 2020
Deeply saddened to listen to this information. My coronary heart goes out to the ever-classy champion @TeamKhabib and his household. I’ll always remember that second between father and son within the Octagon at UFC 242 final fall. https://t.co/ICDBq7C5zD
— Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) July 3, 2020
My condolences to the Nurmagomedov household and the champ @TeamKhabib
I met Mr. ABDULMANAP as soon as and his prescence alone demanded respect and self-discipline. I can see how cherished and admired he was by all. ❤️ https://t.co/uqCeOmxemv
— #OnAmission4Gold (@KelvinGastelum) July 3, 2020
My condolences exit to @TeamKhabib, his household and all the individuals affected by the passing of Abdulmanap. He was a pacesetter that influenced many younger males and coached them to their desires. I pray that Abdulmanap is with Allah now. The world of fight sports activities is with you.
— Michael Chiesa (@MikeMav22) July 3, 2020
My coronary heart is extremely saddened by the information this morning of the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. The bond Khabib and his father had was unconditional. Now he’s resting peacefully in heaven with the almighty. Could god be with you and your loved ones @TeamKhabib pic.twitter.com/w7HbT1bjIt
— Dan “50okay” Ige (@Dynamitedan808) July 3, 2020
Terrible information. Relaxation in energy Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. Ideas are with @TeamKhabib and all his family members. ❤️
— participant/coach (@CMPunk) July 3, 2020
So heartbreaking to listen to this information of the Legend Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. I’m very sorry @TeamKhabib You’re dad handed with a coronary heart filled with delight understanding you’ll keep it up his legacy.
— Justin Gaethje (@Justin_Gaethje) July 3, 2020
Very sorry to listen to of the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. A genius of fight sports activities and absolute inspiration to so many up and coming fighters. Sadly solely coming into his prime of teaching such a loss and tragedy. RIP and finest needs to his household throughout this troublesome time
— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) July 3, 2020
One of many saddest days in my life is once I misplaced my dad. All of the condolences on the planet didn’t make it higher, however heres hoping somewhat hope, prayer and help from all of us that respect you make it somewhat simpler @TeamKhabib
— malki kawa (@malkikawa) July 3, 2020
الحمدلله القائل: “كل من عليها فان ويبقى وجه ربك ذو الجلال والإكرام”.
أسأل الله أن يتغمد الفقيد بواسع رحمته، وأن يرزق قلوبكم المؤمنة بقضاء الله وقدره الصبر والسلوان رغم بالغ الحزن والأسى، وأن يجمعنا بأحبابنا في جنات النعيم.
إنا جميعاً لله، وإنا إليه راجعون. pic.twitter.com/xmQd3h5h58
— Ali Abdelaziz (@AliAbdelaziz00) July 3, 2020
Simply heard information about Khabib’s father. My staff is gutted. We admire and respect each of them a lot. Peace be with you my brother
— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) July 3, 2020
RIP Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov
My coronary heart goes out to @TeamKhabib and the Nurmagomedov household
— Alistair Overeem (@Alistairovereem) July 3, 2020
Really saddened to listen to the passing of @TeamKhabib father. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon.
— Siyar The Nice (@Siyarized) July 3, 2020
Tributes rightfully pouring in for Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. I had many constructive & respectful, all be it temporary, encounters each in & out of the UFC with him. Quite a lot of respect my approach. Condolences to Khabib & all the household. RIP.
— Marc Goddard (@marcgoddard_uk) July 3, 2020