UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov sends special video message for Maulana Tariq Jamil

05:59 PM | 25 Jan, 2022
UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov sends special video message for Maulana Tariq Jamil
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LAHORE – Undefeated UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov has sent greetings to prominent Pakistani religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jamil in a video message.

The video was recorded by a follower of the scholar while standing with Khabib.  

"Assalamualikum, maulana sahab, I hope you are doing well. Khabib wants to say salaam to you," the follower says as the video begins.

He then turns the camera to the renowned MMA fighter, who sends salam and asks Maulana Tariq Jamil about his health.

"Assalamualikum sheikh Tariq. How are you? How is everything, brother? I hope everything is good with you, family," Khabib said.

He also asked the religious scholar to convey his greetings to all the "brothers" in Pakistan. "See you Insha'Allah brother."

In 2020, the 32-year-old fighter retired from MMA after defeating Justin Gaethje early in the second round at UFC 254.

The UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was named BBC Sports Star of the Year 2020.

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