Khabib Nurmagomedov buddies up with wanted Sagid Murtazaliev

Khabib Nurmagomedov buddies up with wanted Sagid Murtazaliev
Sagid Murtazaliev and Khabib Nurmagomedov

The fighter continues his holiday voyage, meeting with everyone – from presidents to felons.

Russian MMA fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov has met with Olympic champion and former Head of the Pension Fund of Dagestan Sagid Murtaziliev.

According to the Telegram channel Sport i spletni, their meeting took place in the UAE, where the athlete had arrived a few days ago.

Earlier, Murtaziliev headed the Department of the Pension Fund of Russia in the Republic of Dagestan. According to The CrimeRussia, September 9, 2015, he was arrested in absentia and put on the international wanted list for a number of serious crimes, including part 1 of Art. 205 (Aiding Terrorist Activity), part 3 of Art. 317 (Encroachment on the Life of an Officer of a Law-enforcement Agency), part 2 of Art. 105 (Murder by Previous Concert). If Murtazaliev’s guilt is proven, he will face up to 15 years in prison.

In the past, Murtaziliev was a famous freestyle wrestler, 2000' Olympic Champion, 1999' World Champion, and 2000’ Champion of Europe.

It is also known that during his visit to the United Arab Emirates, Nurmagomedov met with Sheikh Diab Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and famous Swedish boxer Badu Jack.

Previously, Khabib also met with Turkish President Recep Erdogan, Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

To recall, in early October, Khabib Nurmagomedov won the UFC championship belt by defeating Conor McGregor. 

After the fight, the Russian started a mass brawl with the fans, for which he was disqualified. Khabib lost part of the fee due to the incident.

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