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Khabib’s dad succumbed to COVID-19 virus

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Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, the father of UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov, has died due to coronavirus disease.

The UFC lightweight champion confirmed that his father was hospitalized after being infected with COVID-19, plus the fact that he underwent heart surgery for his preexisting condition.

Fellow UFC star/rival Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight interim champ Justin Gaethje extended their deepest condolences to the Russian fighter.

“The loss of a father, a coach, and a dedicated supporter of the sport. Condolences and rest in peace Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov,” McGregor tweeted.

“So heartbreaking to hear this news of the Legend Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov. I’m very sorry @TeamKhabib You’re dad passed with a heart full of pride knowing you will carry on his legacy,” ayon naman kay Gaethje.