“No greatness without…” – Seth Rollins left impressed after Khabib Nurmagomedov’s tough coaching message


Coach Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to action this month, as he has a tight schedule coming up

Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken to coaching seriously after officially announcing his retirement, not less than a year ago.

The Russian has been training his fellow Dagestanis and cousins for their respective fights across different promotions.

Khabib Nurmagomedov is now a UFC coach
Khabib Nurmagomedov was in the corner of Abubakar at UFC 260 (UFC Twitter)

He has a packed July coming up, as his main man Islam Makhachev headlines UFC Fight Night on the 17th of July. The up and coming lightweight takes on Thiago Moises in a crucial lightweight bout.

Abubakar Nurmagomedov faces Daniel Rodriguez that same night. Two weeks from the 17th of July, Khabib’s cousin Usman Nurmagomedov faces Luis Muro at Bellator 263.

Makhachev, Abubakar and Usman have a combined win-loss record of 47 wins and just 4 losses.

Khabib is back in his coach Javier Mendez’s AKA gym. In a recent video shared by Mendez, Khabib can be seen exhibiting his strictness and discipline while training a boatload of members at the gym.

He can be seen saying:

“Someone tired, they can go home… [they can] cry too.”

Mendez warns the same of his clients as well.

Seth Rollins reacts to ‘no-nonsense’ coach Khabib Nurmagomedov

WWE Superstar Seth Rollins was left impressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s ‘tight’ coaching ethics.

Quote tweeting ESPN MMA’s tweet, Rollins wrote:

“There is no greatness without suffering. Who wants to live forever? @BlackandBrave.”

Rollins made sure that he had mentioned Black and Brave Wrestling Academy where he is the head trainer, sending a strong message to his clients that they must be taking the ‘Dagestani’ route and not be slouching.

Years might pass, but Khabib Nurmagomedov’s legacy will never fade away.

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