Khabib's Father Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov Dies At Age 57, Wresting World Mourns
A family friend who gave details of the 57-year-old's tragic death happened due to irreversible brain trauma caused by a stroke.
Accoring to RT Sport Chechen Republic leader Ramzan Kadyrov announced on twitter that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov had died in a Moscow hospital after a months-long battle with complications brought on by a Covid-19 infection.
Abdulmanap was the essential key in introducing Khabib to the world of martial arts when Khabib was eight years old. He has coached Khabib for the entirety of his career.
According to a report from family friend Ramazan Rabadanov that doctors were unable to save the 57-year-old from the effects of a stroke and heart attack he suffered following his coronavirus infection.
BREAKING: Khabib Nurmagomedov’s father, Abdulmanap, has passed away following a series of COVID-19 complications.— Chisanga Malata (@Chisanga_Malata) July 3, 2020
Abdulmanap was 57.
My sincere and heartfelt condolences go out to the entire Nurmagomedov family and team during this terrible tragedy.#UFC pic.twitter.com/pHQR6d51Qc
We're saddened and shocked to hear today’s news that Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, a long-standing Spartak fan and the father of Russian UFC Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, has passed away.— FC Spartak Moscow (@fcsm_eng) July 3, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with family and friends of Mr. Nurmagomedov. pic.twitter.com/TDBy5O2uYl
My heart is incredibly saddened by the news this morning of the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. The bond Khabib and his father had was unconditional. Now he is resting peacefully in heaven with the almighty. May god be with you and your family @TeamKhabib pic.twitter.com/w7HbT1bjIt— Dan “50k” Ige (@Dynamitedan808) July 3, 2020
Awful news. Rest in power Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. Thoughts are with @TeamKhabib and all his loved ones. ❤️— player/coach (@CMPunk) July 3, 2020
Very sorry to hear of the passing of Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. A genius of combat sports and absolute inspiration to so many up and coming fighters. Sadly only entering his prime of coaching such a loss and tragedy. RIP and best wishes to his family during this difficult time 🙏🏽— Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) July 3, 2020