“I Like That People Compare Us”- Khabib Nurmagomedov On Being Compared With Muhammad Ali - Apkcombat

“I Like That People Compare Us”- Khabib Nurmagomedov On Being Compared With Muhammad Ali

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s stature increases everyday. The bar has soared so high that experts now see similarities between him and the legendary Muhammad Ali.

The Undisputed Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has breached comparisons with other UFC greats to reach all the way to now being compared with one of the greatest Boxers of all time, Muhammad Ali.

Khabib, 31, is undefeated in the Octagon, and is himself regarded as one of the finest in his sport, however when compared with the late boxing legend. The Eagle is off the opinion that it is “Inappropriate”. Though he likes the idea of being compared with “The Greatest”, but highlights that Ali went through so many struggles in his time. Nurmagomedov thinks that Muhammad Ali was a class in himself, one who is still admired, and is an iconic figure.

Khabib Nurmagomedov On Being Compared With Muhammad Ali

"I Like That People Compare Us"- Khabib Nurmagomedov On Being Compared With Muhammad Ali

In an Interview with True Gym MMA,Khabib Said, “I think comparing Ali and me is probably wrong. Only if we talk about the fact that we are both champions and both Muslims. But all the things he did outside the ring, with this I cannot be compared indeed. At the time when he was a champion, he was…another race, and at that time in America, black people were treated badly, and according to his stories, he was not even served in restaurants. He threw away the gold medal. He changed the attitude towards his race very much. So, we cannot be compared.

To be able to compare me with him, I need to go back to those years and be black, and be a champion. After that we would see how I would have behaved in such a situation, In this case, we can be compared.

I like that people compare us, but I think it is inappropriate.”

With Khabib Nurmagomedov, often speculations emerge about a potential stint in the Boxing ring, but nothing concrete ever draws out. However, on October 24 2020, after more than a year he will finally set foot in the ring, the very ring which made him a globally recognized personality.

On the mentioned date, he will once enter the arena and will defend his UFC Lightweight championship against a daunting challenger in the form of Justin Gaethje.


Related Posts

Mіke Tyson Reveаls Seсrets About Mісһаel Jасkson In Prіson After 28 Yeаrs Of Releаse

Mike Tyson, a boxing legend, is renowned for his close friendships with famous people in a variety of fields. He frequently hung around with some of the…

Jаke Pаul nаmes Muһаmmаd Alі аs һіs fаvorіte аtһlete of аll tіme

Jake Paul recently took to Instagram to reveal that Muhammad Ali is his favorite athlete of all time. Paul shared a poll of Ask Me a Question…

Jаke Pаul’s Brotһer Logаn Pаul Also Wаnts To Cһаllenge Mіke: ‘I Could Eаsіly Beаt Mіke Tyson In A Boxіng Mаtсһ’

In the latest twist of events in the world of boxing and entertainment, Logan Paul, brother of controversial YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul, has thrown down the gauntlet and…

Robert Wһіttаker сһаnnels Muһаmmаd Alі іn reсent рost wһіle reсoverіng from іnjury

Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker has given fans an update on his road to recovery. The Australian announced in April that he had been forced to withdraw…

Steрһen Curry Boldly Trolls Pаtrісk Mаһomes аnd Trаvіs Kelсe Aһeаd of ‘Tһe Mаtсһ’

Warriors stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are set to take on Chiefs duo Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce in the annual golf competition, ‘The Match’ on…

“Rіgһt now I’m sсаred to deаtһ” – Mіke Tyson аddresses rumors of Jаke Pаul boxіng mаtсһ beіng сlаssіfіed аs аn exһіbіtіon bout

Boxing legend Mike Tyson recently responded to reports that say his boxing contest against Jake Paul would be designated as an exhibition bout. Tyson is slated to…

Trả lời

Email của bạn sẽ không được hiển thị công khai. Các trường bắt buộc được đánh dấu *