Conor McGregor has put competitions aside by “wishing the recovery” of UFC light-weight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s dad.
Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, who is also Khabib’s coach, remains in an important condition in their native Russia.
The 57- year-old is reported to be in a clinically induced coma after suffering complications with pneumonia.
McGregor was beaten by Khabib at UFC 229 in October 2018 and the pair have actually typically been linked with a rematch. Khabib remains unbeaten after being not able to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249.
Having actually been dealt with initially in his native Dagestan, army veteran Abdulmanap was flown to a military health center in Moscow when his condition worsened.
The previous wrestler has not simply coached Khabib, 31, for most of his life but a number of other world champions across various combat disciplines, including present UFC fighter Islam Makhachev.
In a declaration, UFC president Dana White said: “Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov is a real martial artist who lives a life of pride, honour and respect.
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” I’m saddened to find out about his current state. My ideas are with Abdulmanap and the Nurmagomedov household as he continues to combat.”
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