VIDEO: When Khabib Nurmagomedov sizzled in epic Reebok commercial


Khabib Nurmagomedov is undoubtedly one of the greatest athletes in the world. He began his professional fighting journey in 2008. Interestingly, “The Eagle” went undefeated in sixteen professional fights prior to his UFC debut.

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The incredible Russian fighter made his UFC debut in 2012. He made his mark in the promotion’s lightweight division with his stunning performances. Nurmagomedov became the 155-pound champion in 2018.

“The Eagle” quickly rose to fame after his resounding victory over one of the best in the sport, Conor McGregor. His victories over some of the promotion’s notable names made him a global star.

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Therefore, many sports brands were drawn to the undefeated fighter. One of them was then the official sponsor of the UFC, Reebok. In 2018, ‘The Eagle’ was featured in a Reebok commercial.

The short video shows Nurmagomedov’s journey from his childhood to his success in the sport. Notably, the video also shows “The Eagle” leading a group of young fighters, which is directly related to how Nurmagomedov inspires many.

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From roller coaster to UFC cage. “The Eagle” has come a long way. He has a 29-0 professional fighting career under his name. Sadly, the native Russian retired from professional fights after his father and trainer Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov passed away in 2020.

However, Nurmagomedov successfully defended his lightweight title against Justin Gaethje in 2020 for the last fight before leaving the UFC Octagon forever.

Interestingly, since Nurmagomedov retired from the sport, he has found success in other areas, such as business, branding, and coaching.

Khabib Nurmagomedov after retiring from professional fighting

After retiring from the UFC, ‘The Eagle’ purchased a Russia-based MMA promotion Gorilla FC and named it after its nickname. Nurmagomedov bought it to launch Russian MMA talent into the fighting world. He also serves as a promoter for his MMA business.

However, Eagle FC has attracted a lot of attention from fighting fans. Thus, this year it will organize its very first event on American soil. However, he plans to have other events in America in the future.

‘The Eagle’ has already signed some of the famous ex-UFC fighters like Kevin Lee and Rashad Evans. He is also interested in signing more in the future.

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In addition, the Russian star launched her own brand of mineral water and energy bars last year. Besides businesses, Nurmagomedov also trains his friends and teammates for their UFC careers.

Therefore, even after his retirement, Nurmagomedov never lost the connection with combat sports. While “The Eagle” may never return to the Octagon again, he’s making the most of his time outside of the MMA cage.

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