Russian mixed style fighter (MMA) Khabib Nurmagomedov spoke about the fight against depression after the death of his father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. The athlete's words are quoted on the UFC Russia YouTube channel.
According to the Russian, constant training helps him, without them the mood immediately deteriorates. Nurmagomedov added that his father was the same. According to friends, the coach always took a bag with a uniform with him and on any trip, the first thing he did was look for a gym.
Nurmagomedov's 57-year-old father passed away on July 3. He was hospitalized in April when he was diagnosed with the coronavirus. The cause of death was complications after the illness.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is the lightweight champion of the Absolute Fighting Championship (UFC). His father has raised several active promotion fighters.